Growth Habit: prostrate, creeping
USDA Zone: 6-9
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: moist, well drained soils
Comments: Considered one of the slowest growing of all rhododendrons. Tiny, bright green leaves are only 1/2 inch long with a dense covering of brown scales on the back. Sporatic flowers appear in April and are 3/4 inch long, wide funnel form, bright purple or deep purple-red.
Plant Size: 4-6 inch