Photo by: Garth Wedemire
Predominant Flower Color: Pink
Flower/Truss Description: Flower campanulate, pink, usually unmarked. Loose truss holds 4-10 flowers.
Early Midseason to Midseason
Foliage Description: Leaves narrowly elliptic to elliptic, pointed apex, about 2" long, very aromatic, glossy, dark green, glaucous white beneath. Reddish-brown, peeling bark.
Plant Habit: Somewhat spreading shrub.
Height: 3 feet in 10 years.
Cold Hardiness Temp: 0°F (
Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): L
Sub Genus: Rhododendron
Sub Section: Glauca
Geographical Origin: Bhutan, India, E. Nepal, S. Tibet