Photo by: Rhododendron Species Foundation (ac83-94)
Predominant Flower Color: Red, Pink
Flower/Truss Description: Broadly funnel shaped, various shades of red or pink, spotted. Inflorescence 2-6 flowered.
Foliage Description: Leaves ovate-lanceolate to linear-elliptic; spring leaves deciduous, up to 2¾"; summer leaves persistent, up to ¾".
Plant Habit: Much-branched shrub, sometimes straggly
Height: 3 feet in 10 years.
Cold Hardiness Temp: 15°F (
Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): E
Sub Genus: Tsutsusi
Geographical Origin: NE Burma, China, Thailand, Laos, Taiwan, S Japan