Photo by: Hank Helm
Predominant Flower Color: White
Flower/Truss Description: Broadly tubular-funnel shaped, white with yellow throat, usually fragrant, conspicuous calyx. Inflorescence 3-5 flowered.
Foliage Description: Leaves oblong-lanceolate to oval, up to 5" long.
Plant Habit: Leggy shrub
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: N Burma, India (Arunachal Pradesh), China (SE Tibet, W Yunnan)