Photo by: Henk Borsje
Predominant Flower Color: Pink, Purple
Flower/Truss Description: Widely funnel shaped, pink to mauve to rosy purple, rarely white. Inflorescence 1 flowered, often from multiple buds.
Foliage Description: Leaves elliptic to lanceolate, up to 3" long, deciduous.
Plant Habit: Erect shrub, over 3 feet tall
Height: 5 feet in 10 years.
Cold Hardiness Temp: -20°F (
Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): L
Sub Genus: Rhododendron
Sub Section: Rhodorastra
Geographical Origin: E Siberia, Korea, Mongolia, China (Hubei, Shandong), Japan (Honshu, Kyushu)