Rhododendron macrophyllum

Evergreen shrub with large, dark green, leathery leaves. Clusters of pink flowers from May – June. CAUTION-toxic if consumed by people or animals – especially sheep!

rhododendron flower

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rhododendron plant

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rhododendron flowers

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Plant Details


Good for low water use landscaping.
Mature Height:
Shade Preference:
Full Sun, Partial Shade,
Soil Tolerance:
Moist to dry
Special Uses:
Attracts insects, bees and butterflies; Ornamental