(Cunningham Hybrid Rhododendron, Cunningham's Blush Rhododendron, Rhododendron)
Featuring showy flowers in mid-spring and handsome foliage year-round, this hybrid rhododendron bears loose clusters of funnel-shaped pink flowers with burgundy and buff markings on their upper lobes. It gradually forms a medium to tall upright shrub with long glossy dark green leaves.
Like most rhododendrons, 'Cunningham's Blush' prefers some shade and a highly organic acid soil that is evenly moist but well-drained. Plant it shallowly and mulch well to conserve moisture and suppress weeds....
(Cunningham Hybrid Rhododendron, Cunningham's White Rhododendron, Rhododendron)
Featuring showy flowers in mid-spring and handsome foliage year-round, this hybrid rhododendron bears loose domed clusters of relatively small funnel-shaped white flowers with burgundy and buff markings on their upper lobes. This neat rounded chest-high shrub is densely furnished with long glossy dark green leaves.
Like most rhododendrons, 'Cunningham's White' prefers some shade and a highly organic acid soil that is evenly moist but well-drained. It departs from the norm, however, in its...
Introduced in the mid-nineteenth century, this Standish & Noble Hybrid is still one of the best rhododendrons for background and screening purposes. Showy conical trusses of deep rose-pink flowers appear in mid-spring. The funnel-shaped blooms have a dark red blotch. This large rounded evergreen shrub has long elliptic medium-green leaves.
Developed in the 1840s and 1850s by John Standish and Charles Noble at the renowned Sunningdale Nursery in Devon, England, Standish & Noble hybrids figure...
A heat-tolerant Southern Indica Hybrid, this evergreen azalea bears showy clusters of large salmon-pink flowers from early to mid-spring. Orange freckles dot the upper lobes of the broadly funnel-shaped flowers. 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...
Remarkable for its dense habit and its distinctive two-lipped flowers, this hardy hybrid rhododendron bears numerous spherical clusters of pale purple blooms from mid- to late spring. The wide-flaring flowers have lightly brown-spotted upper lobes. This compact shoulder-high shrub has glossy dark-green leaves with rolled-under margins..
Like most rhododendrons, 'Daphnoides' does well in partial shade and highly organic, well-drained, acid soil. Plant it shallowly and mulch well to conserve...
Dense clusters of ruffled, deep orange-red, funnel-shaped flowers envelop this deciduous azalea in late spring, before the foliage has fully emerged. This compact rounded shrub has mid-green elliptic leaves that color nicely in fall. It is one of many azalea hybrids developed by Edgar Stead of Christchurch, New Zealand, using Knap Hill Hybrids and other azalea hybrids and species.
Azaleas need sites with partial shade and highly organic acid soil that is evenly moist but well drained. Plant...
(David Gable Hybrid Azalea, Evergreen Azalea)
The showy blooms of David Gable Hybrid evergreen azalea are borne in dome-shaped trussed. Its deep pink flowers appear from mid- to late spring on upright rounded plants. The broadly funnel-shaped blooms bear dark red blotches in their throats. The leathery, elliptic leaves are deep green.
Developed mostly by Joseph Gable of Stewartstown, Pennsylvania, Gable Hybrids include some of the hardiest evergreen azaleas available, thanks to the contributions of Rhododendron yedoense var....
Rounded clusters of semi-double, bright red-orange, funnel-shaped flowers envelop this deciduous azalea in late spring, before the foliage has fully emerged. The fragrant flowers age to salmon pink with a yellow blotch. This elliptic mid-green leaves of this medium-sized shrub are bronze when young and color brightly in fall. It is one of many deciduous azaleas hybridized by Rudolph Henny of Gervais, Oregon, using Knap Hill/Exbury Hybrids and other azalea hybrids and species.
Offering considerable cold-hardiness, showy flowers, and handsome evergreen foliage, this hybrid rhododendron bears large clusters of carmine flowers in late spring. The wide-flaring, funnel-shaped flowers have ruffled edges. This broad rounded medium-sized to large shrub is densely furnished with large glossy dark green leaves.
Like most rhododendrons, 'Dr. V.H. Rutgers' prefers some shade and a highly organic acid soil that is evenly moist but well-drained. Plant it shallowly and mulch well...
(Dora Amateis Rhododendron, Rhododendron)
Valued for its exceptional cold-hardiness, its handsome evergreen leaves, its broad compact habit, and its profuse early-spring blooms, this Rhododendron minus hybrid bears abundant clusters of pinkish buds opening to white flowers. The wide-flaring, funnel-shaped blooms have faint green spotting on their upper lobes. Forming a dense mound twice as broad as tall, this waist-high shrub has relatively small dark green leaves that become bronze-tinged in sunlight. The flowers and foliage are...