Photo by: Hans Eiberg
Predominant Flower Color: Purple, Pink
Flower/Truss Description: Widely funnel-shaped, purple, magenta, lilac or pink. Inflorescence 1-2 flowered.
Foliage Description: Leaves elliptic or ovate, up to ½" long.
Plant Habit: Prostrate, low, compact to erect shrub
Height: 2 feet in 10 years.
Cold Hardiness Temp: -10°F (
Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): L
Sub Genus: Rhododendron
Sub Section: Lapponica
Geographical Origin: Nepal, India (Sikkim), Bhutan, China (S Tibet, Yunnan, W Sichuan)