Southern Indica Hybrid Azalea (Rhododendron indicum 'George L. Taber') in the Rhododendrons Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6b -20.6 °C (-5 °F) to -17.8 °C (0 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 6 to 8 feet
Plant Spread: 4 to 6 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: White with flushes of purplish-pink
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Salt tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Tip
Layering
Other: Tissue Culture
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Location: Botanical Gardens of the State of Georgia...Athens, GaDate: 2019-04-04Southern Indica Hybrid Azalea 002
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Location: Our yard, DeLand, FLDate: 2014-02-26
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