Photo by: Kenneth Cox
Predominant Flower Color: White, Pink, Yellow
Flower/Truss Description: Narrowly tubular with spreading lobes, white, pale yellow, pink or rose. Truss holds 5-9 flowers. Persistent leaf bud scales.
Foliage Description: Leaves ovate to elliptic, rarely orbicular, up to 1⅜" long, very aromatic.
Plant Habit: Small, compact shrub
Height: 1 foot in 10 years.
Cold Hardiness Temp: -5°F (
Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): L
Sub Genus: Rhododendron
Geographical Origin: India (Kashmir), E Nepal, E Bhutan