(Evergreen Azalea, Fashion Azalea, Glenn Dale Azalea)
Displaying showy clusters of large fiery orange-red blooms in late spring, 'Fashion' is one of the more than 400 evergreen azalea hybrids developed from the late 1920s through the 1940s at the United States Department of Agriculture’s Plant Introduction Station at Glenn Dale, Maryland. The semi-double, purple-blotched flowers are hose in hose (resembling two stacked single flowers).
Eventually forming an eye-high, upright to slightly arching shrub, 'Fashion' has medium-sized oval leaves that...
(Catawba Rhododendron, Catawba Rosebay, Fastuosum Flore Pleno Rhododendron)
Introduced in the mid-nineteenth century and still one of only a few semi-double-flowered rhododendrons, this Rhododendron catawbiense hybrid bears loose many-flowered clusters of lavender-purple blooms from mid- to late spring. The wide-flaring, wavy-edged, funnel-shaped blooms have maroon-spotted upper lobes. This large upright rounded shrub has elliptic dull-green leaves.
Like most rhododendrons, 'Fastuosum Flore Pleno' does well in partial shade and highly organic, well-drained, acid...
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(Evergreen Azalea, Festive Azalea, Morrison Hybrid Azalea)
Bearing showy clusters of single white blooms with rose-purple flecks and stripes, 'Festive' is one of the more than 400 evergreen azalea hybrids developed from the late 1920s through the 1940s at the United States Department of Agriculture’s Plant Introduction Station at Glenn Dale, Maryland. The flaring funnel-shaped blooms appear from early to mid-spring. The flowers drop after fading rather than persisting on the plant. This broadly upright, eye-high shrub has elliptic medium-green leaves.
(Fielder's White Hybrid Azalea, Hybrid Azalea, Southern Indica Hybrid Azalea)
A heat-tolerant Southern Indica Hybrid, this evergreen azalea bears showy clusters of mildly fragrant white flowers from late winter into spring. The ruffled funnel-shaped single blooms have greenish throats. The broad rounded shoulder-high plants have handsome dark green leaves.
Selected in the Southeast United States for their tolerance of hot humid conditions, Southern Indica azaleas descend from the Belgian Indica Group. Their ancestry includes the East Asian species Rhododendron...
(Deciduous Azalea, Firefly Azalea, Kurume Azalea)
Kurume azalea ‘Firefly’ is a dwarf evergreen shrub with an upright to spreading habit and attractive tiered branches. It blooms in early spring and bears profuse clusters of single, moderately-sized, funnel-shaped, orange-red blooms.
These popular evergreen shrubs are grown for their mid to late spring showy blooms and neat habit. The slow-growing plants are mounding to tiered and wider that tall. Small, funnel-shaped blooms are borne in few-flowered clusters near the ends of the branches....
(Fireman Jeff Rhododendron, Rhododendron)
Showy in flower and compact in habit, this hybrid rhododendron bears large spherical clusters of rich fiery red flowers from early to mid-spring. The wide-flaring funnel-shaped flowers have brown-spotted upper lobes. This broadly rounded waist-high shrub is densely furnished with long lance-shaped medium-green leaves.
Like most rhododendrons, 'Fireman Jeff' prefers some shade and a highly organic acid soil that is evenly moist but well-drained. Plant it shallowly and mulch well to conserve...
(Firestorm Rhododendron, Rhododendron)
One of numerous exceptionally cold-hardy rhododendrons developed by Gustav Mehlquist of the University of Connecticut, this compact, showy-flowered cultivar bears large domed clusters of bright carmine-red blooms in late spring. The wide-flaring wavy-edged funnel-shaped flowers are unscented and unmarked. This broad rounded chest-high shrub is densely furnished with large elliptic evergreen leaves that emerge lime-green and deepen to dark green.
Like most rhododendrons, 'Firestorm' prefers...
Introduced by Coolidge Rare Plants of Pasadena, California, this Satsuki Azalea bears large salmon-pink, white-eyed flowers on compact upright evergreen plants. The broadly funnel shaped blooms are prolifically borne in few-flowered clusters in late spring. The narrowly oval leaves are glossy green.
Prized for their large flowers and compact habit, Satsuki Azaleas descend from Rhododendron indicum, Rhododendron eriocarpum, and other species and hybrids. Originating in Japan...
This Brooks Hybrid azalea bears large bright rose-red flowers in late spring. The blooms are hose-in-hose (with "stacked" whorls of petals). This compact rounded cultivar has elliptical leaves that hold their glossy-green color year-round.
The product of crosses between Belgian Indica, Southern Indica, Kurume, and other hybrid azaleas, Brooks Hybrids are heat- and drought-tolerant evergreen azaleas bred in Modesto, California.
Brooks Hybrid azaleas prefer partial shade and highly organic...