Photo by: Chris Klapwijk
Predominant Flower Color: White, Pink
Flower/Truss Description: Funnel-shaped, fragrant, white, pink or violet, sometimes blotched yellow or green. 3-8 flowers per axillary bud.
Early to Early Midseason
Foliage Description: Leaves elliptic to narrowly elliptic, up to 6½" long, new leaves sometimes reddish or copper colored.
Plant Habit: Thin to compact shrub or small tree
Height: 5 feet in 10 years.
Cold Hardiness Temp: 10°F (
Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): E
Sub Genus: Azaleastrum
Geographical Origin: E India, Burma, Cambodia, Malaysia, S China to Taiwan and Japan