Photo by: Hank Helm
Predominant Flower Color: White, Pink
Flower/Truss Description: Funnel shaped, white to pink, rarely purplish, usually spotted red, green or brown. Inflorescence 4-10 flowered.
Late to Very Late
Foliage Description: Leaves oblong ovate to oblong elliptic, up to 4" long, aromatic when crushed.
Plant Habit: Usually erect shrub
Height: 4 feet in 10 years.
Cold Hardiness Temp: 0°F (
Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): L
Sub Genus: Rhododendron
Sub Section: Heliolepida
Geographical Origin: NE Burma, China (Tibet, Sichuan, Yunnan)