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

Rhododendron macabeanum
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Tubular to narrowly funneled bell-shaped yellow flowers usually blotched with purple. Each truss holds up to 30 flowers in a large sphere of yellow. The leaves are broadly ovate to elliptic and are up to 15 inches long with a whitish to light tan indumentum. Grows to 5 feet in 10 years. From northeastern India.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Indian Subcontinent
Native Habitat:
In mixed woodlands or forms pure stands from 8000 to 10000 ft.

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourYellow 
TypeShrub  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height4-6'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread3-5'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureShade Part Shade  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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