Predominant Flower Color: Purple
Flower/Truss Description: Campanulate, lilac-purple to reddish-purple, with nectar pouches. Truss holds 4-10 flowers.
Foliage Description: Leaves elliptic to oblanceolate, up to 6½" long, thin, compacted whitish indumentum.
Plant Habit: Erect, bushy shrub or small tree
Height: 5 feet in 10 years.
Cold Hardiness Temp: -5°F (
Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): E
Sub Genus: Hymenanthes
Sub Section: Argyrophylla
Geographical Origin: China (Sichuan, Guizhou)