Plant ID forum: ID this Azalea?

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Name: Anna Sartin
Cincinnati, Ohio (Zone 6a)
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AnnaSartin
May 6, 2014 7:52 AM CST
I bought this azalea from Honeycreek Nurseries. Their website doesn't list exactly WHICH azalea it is, though. It's simply labled "Azalea, White" (Rhododendron subgenus Azalea) Item #7182
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Name: Carole
Clarksville, TN (Zone 6b)
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SongofJoy
May 6, 2014 8:01 AM CST
Yes, it is. It looks similar to one I have.


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Name: Lin
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plantladylin
May 6, 2014 11:37 AM CST
Definitely a Rhododendron (Azalea) and a beautiful one!
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Name: Danita
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Danita
May 6, 2014 1:09 PM CST
My first guess would be Rhododendron subgenus Azalea indica 'Mrs. G. G. Gerbing'
http://www.monrovia.com/plant-catalog/plants/82/mrs-g-g-gerb...

There's also a more compact Southern Indica Azalea called 'Fielder's White' that has similar flowers but I'm not familiar with it. 'Mrs. G. G. Gerbing' gets really big so that might help some in the ID.

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