Photo by: Don Wallace
Predominant Flower Color: White
Flower/Truss Description: Openly funnel-campanulate, very large, white blotched yellow, may be tinged pink, fragrant. Truss usually holds flowers.
Early Midseason to Late Midseason
Foliage Description: Leaves narrowly elliptic to oblong-elliptic, up to 5" long.
Plant Habit: Straggly shrub, usually epiphytic
Height: 5 feet in 10 years.
Cold Hardiness Temp: 20°F (
Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): L
Sub Genus: Rhododendron
Sub Section: Maddenia
Geographical Origin: Nepal, India (Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur), Bhutan, China (S Tibet)