Photo by: Elaine Sedlack
Predominant Flower Color: White
Flower/Truss Description: Tubular funnel shaped, white flushed pink, orange or purple and yellow or green throat, fragrant.
Late Midseason to Late
Foliage Description: Leaves elliptic to broadly obovate, up to 7" long
Plant Habit: Compact or sprawling shrub, sometimes epiphytic
Height: 4 feet in 10 years.
Cold Hardiness Temp: 10°F (
Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): L
Sub Genus: Rhododendron
Sub Section: Maddenia
Geographical Origin: India (Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur), Bhutan, Burma, China (SE Tibet, Yunnan), N Vietnam