A very dwarf rhododendron species native to Yunnan, Southeast Tibet, North India, & Upper Myanmar. Only hardy for zones 8-9. The leaves are 1/4" long, and the flowers are small mauve-pink or purple thimbles held on thin stalks above the foliage. A great plant for the rockery or other well drained part of the garden. Old plants are still only 4"-6" tall and will spread to 18" wide in time. Excellent choice for Bonsai VERY RARE!