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Rhododendron maddenii

Classification

Order: Ericales
   Family: Ericaceae
            Genus: Rhododendron
                        Specie: Rhododendron maddenii

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 25 ft (8 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained, organically-rich, acidic soil

Features: Smooth green leaves, brown hairy beneath; crimson-purple flowers

Uses: Woodland gardens Tubs

Zones: 9?10

Description: This heat and sun-tolerant evergreen species with rough, flaking, sometimes papery, gray-brown bark and sweetly fragrant flowers, occurs across the Himalayas, Myanmar, southwestern China and Vietnam, often growing epiphytically among rocks. It normally ha

Growth Habit: Multi-branching habit

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