Photo by: Rhododendron Species Foundation (ac73-25)
Predominant Flower Color: White
Flower/Truss Description: Oblique-campanulate, white to cream, occasionally rose, often flushed or lined pink or purple, crimson blotch. Truss holds 15-25 flowers.
Foliage Description: Leaves obovate to oblanceolate, up to 10" long, grayish indumentum turning rust-colored.
Plant Habit: Tree-like
Height: 6 feet in 10 years.
Cold Hardiness Temp: 5°F (
Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): E
Sub Genus: Hymenanthes
Sub Section: Falconera
Geographical Origin: NE Burma, China (W Yunnan)