Photo by: Kenneth Cox
Predominant Flower Color: Pink, Red, Purple
Flower/Truss Description: Tiny, thimble shaped, pink to claret red, purple or cream. Inflorescence 1-3 flowered.
Foliage Description: Leaves obovate to narrowly elliptic, up to 1½" long.
Plant Habit: Prostrate or mounded to erect small shrub
Height: 1 foot in 10 years.
Cold Hardiness Temp: -5°F (
Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): L
Sub Genus: Rhododendron
Sub Section: Campylogyna
Geographical Origin: India (Arunachal Pradesh), Burma, China (SE Tibet, Yunnan)