Photo by: Hank Helm
Predominant Flower Color: White, Pink, Lavender
Flower/Truss Description: Widely funnel-shaped, white, white flushed pink, rose to lavender, spotted or marked green, rose or dark red. Terminal or axillary inflorescence is 1-6 flowered.
Foliage Description: Leaves oblanceolate to narrowly elliptic, up to 4" long, evergreen to deciduous.
Plant Habit: Erect, often sparse 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: N Burma, China (SE Tibet, N Yunnan, SW Sichuan, Guizhou)