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Rhododendron makinoi
Common Name: Rhododendron Family: Ericaceae (The Heath Family)

Rhododendron makinoi
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Funneled, bell-shaped, pink to off-white flowers, sometimes spotted crimson. Trusses typically have five to eight flowers. Leaves lanceolate, recurved, up to seven inches long with thick white to tawny indumentum. Grows to three feet in 10 years into a dense and rounded shrub. Blooms in mid spring. From Japan.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Native Habitat:
Native to a small area of central Honshu, Japan where it grows in forests from 600 to 2300 ft.

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourPink 
TypeShrub  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height2-4'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread3-5'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureShade Part Shade  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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