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(Windsor Hybrid Azalea)

Named and released only after decades of evaluation, the Windsor Hybrids represent the best of the many Exbury Hybrid seedlings raised and selected at Savill Gardens in England starting in the mid-1900s. These exceptional deciduous azaleas produce large flowers in showy spherical clusters that are often as colorful in bud as they are in bloom. The broadly funnel-shaped single flowers come in a wide range of clear colors, sometimes with a contrasting blotch. Many are fragrant or ruffled. The vigorous,...

Image of Rhododendron adenopodum photo by: James Burghardt

James Burghardt

(Chinese Rhododendron)

Fuzzy leaves are an interesting backdrop to dainty light rose-pink flowers in spring on Rhododendron adenopodum. Found in thickets and on mountain slopes in the highlands of central China, in the Chongquin and Hubei Provinces, this large shrub attains a rounded but spreading shape. It flowers profusely even when a young plant.

The gray barked stems have whorled clusters of elongated medium to light green leaves at branch tips. The leaf is stiff, leathery and covered in tiny gray or tan...

Image of Rhododendron amagianum photo by: Jessie Keith

Jessie Keith

(Mt. Amagi Azalea)

Rounded leaves are an interesting foil behind the fuchsia-orange flowers in early summer on Rhododendron amagianum, the Mt. Amagi azalea. Native to the Japanese island of Honshu, it is endangered as the decidous woodlands in which it grows are becoming more scarce. This upright deciduous shrub has a slightly spreading shape. In a garden setting it is slow to produce flowers until well-established and aged.

Whorled clusters of three rounded rhombus-shaped leaves are found at branch tips....

Image of Rhododendron arborescens photo by: ©Pennystone Gardens

©Pennystone Gardens

(Smooth Azalea, Sweet Azalea)

Perfuming the air with the fragrance of heliotrope, sweet azalea's white to pale pink flowers lend a dainty, pretty look to woodland gardens. A deciduous shrub, it is native across the Appalachian piedmont of the eastern United States, from New York down to Alabama. Wild populations are most commonly found growing near stream banks or within bogs or swamp forests. Its smooth yellow-brown twigs and branches are dense and form an upright, rounded shrub.

The green, lustrous leaves of sweet azalea...

Image of Rhododendron atlanticum photo by: James Burghardt

James Burghardt

(Coastal Azalea, Dwarf Azalea)

Fragrancing the garden in spring, the coastal azalea's white to pale buttery yellow flowers are kissed with pink on petal edges. A deciduous shrub, it is native to the sandy soils of the coastal plain of the southeastern United States, from Delaware to Georgia. Its becomes a short, twiggy, upright but rounded shrub most often seen growing near streams in moist, sandy ground under pines.

The light mid-green to slightly bluish green leaves are tapered ovals and often lightly fuzzy. The flowers...

Image of Rhododendron austrinum photo by: Gerald L. Klingaman

Gerald L. Klingaman

(Florida Flame Azalea, Orange Azalea)

It's as though the forest floor is ablaze in gold or full of sunshine when the Florida flame azalea is flowering in mid-spring. Native to woodland bluffs and streambanks, it hails from the panhandle of Florida and southernmost Alabama and Georgia in the extreme southeastern United States. It becomes an upright but overal rounded, billowy shrub with thin, shredding bark of reddish gray-brown.

Before the leaves emerge in spring, the golden flower buds swell on the branch tips, opening to long tubular...

Image of Rhododendron austrinum

Mark A. Miller

(Florida Flame Azalea, Greenville Gold Azalea)

It's as though the forest floor is ablaze in gold or full of sunshine when the Florida flame azalea is flowering in mid-spring. Native to woodland bluffs and streambanks, it hails from the panhandle of Florida and southernmost Alabama and Georgia in the extreme southeastern United States. It becomes an upright but overal rounded, billowy shrub with thin, shredding bark of reddish gray-brown.

Before the leaves emerge in spring, the golden flower buds swell on the branch tips, opening to long tubular...

Image of Rhododendron barbatum photo by: Mark A. Miller

Mark A. Miller

(Bearded Rhododendron)

Beautiful as a companion to needled evergreens like fir, the bearded rhododendron's bright red, ball-like flowers are dazzling in spring. Native to the mild highlands of southern Asia's Himalayas, from India to Tibet, it slowly grows to become an upright shrub or small tree.

The deep green leaves are elliptical in shape and satiny with bristles on their petiole stems. In early spring, branch tips are adorned with globe-like trusses of coral-red to crimson flowers, numbering 10 to 20 per cluster....

Image of Rhododendron calendulaceum photo by: Maureen Gilmer

Maureen Gilmer

(Flame Azalea)

In both spring and autumn tones of gold, orange and red adorn the flame azalea. This native of the forests of the central and southern Appalachians in the eastern interior of the United States, from Pennsylvania to Georgia, is easy to raise from seed. It forms a shapely, upright shrub with open, spreading branches.

Both the leaves and branches occur in whorls on this shrub. Each leaf is a tapered oval, medium to deep green with a hairy underside. In late spring the plants bear loose, non-fragrant...

Image of Rhododendron canescens photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Mountain Azalea, Piedmont Azalea)

Perfuming the late winter or early spring air, the pink or white blooms of the Piedmont azalea are a sure sign that spring is near. Rhododendron canescens and its cultivars are favorite shrubs of gardeners in its native southeastern United States. It has also contributed to many outstanding hybrid deciduous azaleas.

This medium to tall, upright shrub bears clusters of sticky, tubular flowers which end in flaring petals. The mid-green, slightly hairy, narrowly elliptical leaves break...