Photo by: Chris Klapwijk
Predominant Flower Color: Purple
Flower/Truss Description: Widely funnel shaped, purplish-red, also mauve pink to white, often spotted brown, green or red.
Foliage Description: Leaves ovate to elliptic, apex acute, up to 3½" long.
Plant Habit: Fairly compact
Height: 5 feet in 10 years.
Cold Hardiness Temp: -5°F (
Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): L
Sub Genus: Rhododendron
Sub Section: Triflora
Geographical Origin: China (Sichuan, Hubei, Shaanxi, Gansu, Henan)