Photo by: Herb Spady
Predominant Flower Color: Red
Flower/Truss Description: Flower tubular-campanulate, fleshy, light to deep crimson red. Truss has 10-20 flowers.
Early to Early Midseason
Foliage Description: Leaves oblong to obovate, 5" to 6" long, glossy, dark green, wooly indumentum, retained 1-2 years.
Plant Habit: Erect shrub
Height: 5 feet in 10 years.
Cold Hardiness Temp: -10°F (
Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): E
Sub Genus: Hymenanthes
Sub Section: Neriiflora
Geographical Origin: China (SE Tibet, NW Yunnan)