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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
  • Western azalea
  • Rhododendron

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Location: Nationale Plantentuin Meise (Brussels)
Date: 2018-05-16
Location: Botanical Garden of Berlin
Location: Botanical Garden of Berlin
Date: 2022-06-08
Location: Botanical Garden of Berlin
Location: Botanical Garden of Berlin
Date: 2022-06-08
Location: Nationale Plantentuin Meise (Brussels)
Location: Cedarhome, Washington
Date: 2013-05-18
Location: Belmonte Arboretum (Wageningen, The Netherlands)
Date: 2022-05-01
Location: Nationale Plantentuin Meise (Brussels)
Location: Belmonte Arboretum (Wageningen, The Netherlands)
Date: 2022-05-01
Location: Belmonte Arboretum (Wageningen, The Netherlands)
Date: 2022-05-01
Location: Western azalea (Rhododendron occidentale) Prairie Creek Redwoods Elk Prairie
Date: 2009-06-10
Photo courtesy of: Miguel Vieira

Photo courtesy of Singing Tree Gardens Nursery
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Photo courtesy of Rhododendrons Direct. Used with permission.
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Photo courtesy of Rhododendrons Direct. Used with permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy

Photo courtesy of Singing Tree Gardens Nursery
  • Uploaded by Joy
Comments:
  • Posted by Bonehead (Planet Earth - Zone 8b) on Oct 14, 2013 8:16 PM concerning plant:
    Native in the Pacific Northwest. Fully grown can reach 10' tall. Light fragrance.
  • Posted by katrinahenderson on Apr 26, 2018 8:31 PM concerning plant:
    Any tips for propagation??? I am having great difficulty. Based in Humboldt County, California
  • Posted by KFredenburg (Black Hills, SD - Zone 5a) on Aug 12, 2020 10:47 PM concerning plant:
    Range: Southern California to southwestern Oregon. Habitat: moist places, in open areas, near the coast, otherwise where partly shaded.

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