Predominant Flower Color: Red
Flower/Truss Description: Tubular campanulate, usually red to carmine, occasionally white or pink.
Very Early to Early Midseason
Foliage Description: Leaves ovate to elliptic, up to 7½" long, silvery to white indumentum.
Plant Habit: Single or multi-trunked tree
Height: 6 feet in 10 years.
Cold Hardiness Temp: 10°F (
Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): E
Sub Genus: Hymenanthes
Sub Section: Arborea
Geographical Origin: India (Kashmir to Sikkim), Nepal, Bhutan