Azalea (Rhododendron 'Koromo Shikibu') 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: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 4 - 5 feet
Plant Spread: 4 - 6 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Lavender
Other: Strappy, spider-like lavender blooms with darker spots at the base.
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Tip
Layering
Other: Tissue Culture

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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2012-03-31
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Location: Botanical Gardens of the State of Georgia...Athens, GaDate: 2018-04-13Koromo Shikibu Azalea 001
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2012-04-03
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Location: In Zuzu's gardenDate: 2012-04-04
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Location: New York Botanical Gardens Bronx NYDate: 2016-04-30Full sun.
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2012-04-03
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Photo courtesy of Singing Tree Gardens Nursery
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Photo courtesy of Singing Tree Gardens Nursery
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