Predominant Flower Color: Pink, Purple
Flower/Truss Description: Widely funnel shaped to almost rotate, pink to purple, conspicuous reddish calyx. Truss holds 2-6 flowers.
Foliage Description: Leaves oblong elliptic, up to ¾" long, margins bristly.
Plant Habit: Prostrate, compact to straggly shrub
Height: 1 feet in 10 years.
Cold Hardiness Temp: -5°F (
Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): L
Sub Genus: Rhododendron
Sub Section: Fragariiflora
Geographical Origin: NE Bhutan, China (SE Tibet)