Predominant Flower Color: Purple
Flower/Truss Description: Widely funnel-shaped, pale purple to bluish mauve to dark plum-colored, sometimes with a brown or green blotch. Inflorescence 3-5 flowered.
Late Midseason to Late
Foliage Description: Leaves oblong-lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate, up to 4" long, apex acute.
Plant Habit: Broadly upright shrub
Height: 5 feet in 10 years.
Cold Hardiness Temp: 0°F (
Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): L
Sub Genus: Rhododendron
Sub Section: Triflora
Geographical Origin: China (W Sichuan)