Oblique bell-shaped white, also pale lilac to pink, blotched and spotted crimson. The ball-shaped truss holds 12-30 flowers. Leaves up to 12 inches long with an attractive rusty brown to dark brown indumentum underneath. Grows to three feet in 10 years into a dense and rounded shrub. Blooms in mid spring. From China and northeast Myanmar.
Asia - China and Japan
Conifer forests and thickets from 10000 to 14000 ft.