Photo by: Eleanor Philp
Predominant Flower Color: Pink, Red
Flower/Truss Description: Oblique campanulate, pale rose to crimson-purple, fading paler, may have small blotch. Truss holds 20-30 flowers.
Very Early to Early
Foliage Description: Leaves elliptic to oblanceolate, up to 22" long, lower surface glabrous in juvenile state, developing buff indumentum as plant matures.
Plant Habit: Ultimately a tree to 90' tall
Height: 6 feet in 10 years.
Cold Hardiness Temp: 20°F (
Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): E
Sub Genus: Hymenanthes
Sub Section: Grandia
Geographical Origin: India (Arunachal Pradesh), N Burma, China (S Tibet, NW Yunnan), N Vietnam