Rhododendron makinoi has funneled, bell-shaped, pink to off-white flowers, sometimes spotted crimson and narrow, lance-shaped leaves.
Rhododendron makinoi has 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.
Common Name: Rhododendron
Family: Ericaceae (The Heath Family)
Zone Hardiness: 5-9
Light: Part Shade, Part Sun, Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Pink
Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Bloom Time: Spring
Soil Moisture: Average
Benefits: Bees, Butterflies
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Native to a small area of central Honshu, Japan where it grows in forests from 600 to 2300 ft.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
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