Photo by: Chris Klapwijk
Predominant Flower Color: Yellow
Flower/Truss Description: Broadly campanulate,½" to 1" across, bright yellow, rarely greenish. Inflorescence 4–8-flowered.
Foliage Description: Leaves oblanceolate to elliptic, 1" to 3" long, leathery, glossy, glaucous white on lower surface, evergreen.
Plant Habit: Evergreen shrubs, usually epiphytic.
Height: 5 feet in 10 years.
Cold Hardiness Temp: 5°F (
Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): L
Sub Genus: Rhododendron
Sub Section: Boothia
Geographical Origin: China (SE Tibet, W Yunnan), N Burma