Predominant Flower Color: Purple
Flower/Truss Description: Broadly funnel-shaped, intense purple, occasionally crimson to magenta. Inflorescence up to 6 flowered.
Foliage Description: Leaves broadly elliptic to ovate, up to ¾" long.
Plant Habit: Much-branched dwarf shrub
Height: 2 feet in 10 years.
Cold Hardiness Temp: -10°F (
Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): L
Sub Genus: Rhododendron
Sub Section: Lapponica
Geographical Origin: N Burma, China (SE Tibet, Yunnan, SW Sichuan)