Photo by: Don Smart
Predominant Flower Color: White
Flower/Truss Description: Funnel campanulate, white or white flushed pink, may have yellow blotch at base, fragrant. Inflorescence 1-5 flowered.
Foliage Description: Leaves oblong ovate, rarely elliptic, up to 6" long, upper surface bullate, dense indumentum.
Plant Habit: Leggy to compact
Height: 3 feet in 10 years.
Cold Hardiness Temp: 15°F (
Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): L
Sub Genus: Rhododendron
Sub Section: Edgeworthia
Geographical Origin: India (Sikkim, W Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh), Bhutan, Burma, China (S Tibet, Yunnan)