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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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The Top Azaleas and RhododendronsThe Top Azaleas and Rhododendrons
By dave on April 11, 2015

It's Rhododendrons Celebration Week! Let's open it up with a look at the top species and cultivars from among this collection of vibrant and beautiful plants.

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Location: Cedarhome, WashingtonDate: 2013-05-18
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Location: Western azalea (Rhododendron occidentale) Prairie Creek Redwoods Elk PrairieDate: 2009-06-10Photo courtesy of: Miguel Vieira
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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.
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Posted by Bonehead (Planet Earth - Zone 8b) on Oct 14, 2013 8:16 PM

Native in the Pacific Northwest. Fully grown can reach 10' tall. Light fragrance.

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Posted by katrinahenderson on Apr 26, 2018 8:31 PM

Any tips for propagation??? I am having great difficulty. Based in Humboldt County, California

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Posted by KFredenburg (Black Hills, SD - Zone 5a) on Aug 12, 2020 10:47 PM

Range: Southern California to southwestern Oregon. Habitat: moist places, in open areas, near the coast, otherwise where partly shaded.

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