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Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Tip
Layering
Other: Tissue Culture

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Common names
  • Alabama Azalea
  • Rhododendron

Photo Gallery
Location: St Louis - MoBOT
Location: Philadelphia Flower Show
Date: March 2017
Location: St Louis - MoBOT
Location: My garden in N E Pa. 
Date: 2020-05-27
Location: My garden in N E Pa. 
Date: 2020-05-27
Location: Belmonte Arboretum (Wageningen, The Netherlands)
Date: 2022-05-01
Location: My garden in N E Pa. 
Date: 2014-05-18
This native flower has a sweet fragrance.

Date: 2012-04-29
Close-up of very fragrant, native flowers.
Location: Philadelphia Flower Show
Date: March 2017
exhibited in one of the "bog" habitat displays

Courtesy Sunlight Gardens, used with permission

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