Photo by: Henk Borsje
Predominant Flower Color: White, Lavender
Flower/Truss Description: Openly funnel campanulate, white to pale lavender, yellow, green or red tinge at base, fragrant. Open-top truss holds 7-12 flowers.
Foliage Description: Leaves oblanceolate to elliptic, up to 7" long.
Plant Habit: Erect shrub to small tree, sometimes straggly
Height: 5 feet in 10 years.
Cold Hardiness Temp: 0°F (
Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): E
Sub Genus: Hymenanthes
Sub Section: Fortunea
Geographical Origin: N Burma, China (Sichuan, Yunnan, Guizhou)