Photo by: William Spohn
Predominant Flower Color: Red
Flower/Truss Description: Tubular campanulate, scarlet to deep vivid red. Ball-shaped truss has 8-14 flowers.
Foliage Description: Leaves broadly ovate to obovate, up to 5" long, thick fawn to tawny indumentum.
Plant Habit: Fairly compact shrub to small tree
Height: 4 feet in 10 years.
Cold Hardiness Temp: 5°F (
Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): E
Sub Genus: Hymenanthes
Sub Section: Fulgensia
Geographical Origin: India (Sikkim, Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh), Nepal, Bhutan, China (S Tibet)