Predominant Flower Color: White
Flower/Truss Description: Funnel-campanulate, very large, white with yellow blotch, fragrant. Truss holds 2-10 flowers.
Foliage Description: Leaves elliptic, up to 10" long, lower surface with conspicuous network of veins.
Plant Habit: Large shrub or small tree, sometimes epiphytic
Height: 5 feet in 10 years.
Cold Hardiness Temp: 15°F (
Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): L
Sub Genus: Rhododendron
Sub Section: Maddenia
Geographical Origin: India (Arunachal Pradesh), Bhutan, China (NW Yunnan, SE Tibet)