Plant ID forum: ID this Azalea?

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Name: Anna Sartin
Cincinnati, Ohio (Zone 6a)
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May 6, 2014 7:52 AM CST
I bought this azalea from Honeycreek Nurseries. Their website doesn't list exactly WHICH azalea it is, though. It's simply labled "Azalea, White" (Rhododendron subgenus Azalea) Item #7182
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Name: Carole
Clarksville, TN (Zone 6b)
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May 6, 2014 8:01 AM CST
Yes, it is. It looks similar to one I have.

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Name: Lin
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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May 6, 2014 11:37 AM CST
Definitely a Rhododendron (Azalea) and a beautiful one!
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Name: Danita
GA (Zone 7b)
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May 6, 2014 1:09 PM CST
My first guess would be Rhododendron subgenus Azalea indica 'Mrs. G. G. Gerbing'

There's also a more compact Southern Indica Azalea called 'Fielder's White' that has similar flowers but I'm not familiar with it. 'Mrs. G. G. Gerbing' gets really big so that might help some in the ID.

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