Size: 6-9 inch
Growth Habit: large (6 x 6 feet)
USDA Zone: 8b
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: evenly moist, well drained acidic soils
Color Catagory: white
Bloom Time: May
Comments: Typically fragrant flowers are white flushed with pink with a yellow blotch in the throat. Leaves are heavily puckered and have a heavy tawny indumentum, not only under the leaves, but also along the petiole and even down the younger stems. A unique rhododendron for warmer climates.