Photo by: Kenneth Cox
Predominant Flower Color: White, Pink
Flower/Truss Description: Widely funnel-shaped, fragrant, white, lilac-pink to deep rose lavender, sometimes spotted gold, olive brown or reddish-brown. Inflorescence 2-6 flowered.
Foliage Description: Leaves elliptic to oblanceolate, up to 2¾" long, glaucous.
Plant Habit: Erect, compact to loose shrub
Height: 6 feet in 10 years.
Cold Hardiness Temp: 0°F (
Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): L
Sub Genus: Rhododendron
Sub Section: Triflora
Geographical Origin: China (N Yunnan, S Sichuan, Guizhou)