Rhododendron 'Crimson Pippen'
Size: 6-9 inch
Growth Habit: dwarf (2 x 2 feet)
USDA Zone: 6a
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: evenly moist, well drained acidic soils
Parentage: (yakushimanum x sanguineum ssp. haemaleum)
Hybridizer: Larson (1983)
Color Catagory: red
Bloom Time: May
Comments: Bright, current-red flowers are held in trusses of 10. Adding to this are leaves with a heavy layer of silver indumentum. A great choice for a small area as it is slow growing.