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Shrub, 1-2.2m. Leaves 8.5-11 x 3-4.5cm, lanceolate to oblanceolate, apex acute to apiculate, lower surface covered with a two-layered indumentum, the upper layer fulvous, lanate-tomentose and often detersile by maturity, or cinnamon, persistent, composed of ramiform hairs, the lower whitish, compacted and persistent; petioles glabrescent by maturity. Flowers 6-10 in a lax to dense truss; calyx 3-10mm, lobes broad, rounded, or narrow and reflexed, irregular; corolla white to rose, with crimson flecks, funnel-campanulate, nectar pouches lacking, 35-45mm; ovary densely rufous-tomentose and stalked-glandular, style glabrous.
Distribution China (SW Sichuan).
RHS Hardiness H4b.
Leaf indumentum with upper layer often detersile, fulvous; calyx with broad lobes.