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Rhododendron calendulaceum



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Rhododendron calendulaceum
Flame azalea

This common native of the Appalachian Mountains bears a range of brightly colored flowers ranging from yellow - orange - pink - red. It is commonly used in breeding to bring these colors into hybrids.

Habit:Vase-shaped, arching and rounded with upright branches, loose, leaves form a tiered horizontal branching pattern
Size:4-10' high, can exceed 10' high in native areas
Color:Medium green
Texture:Medium-fine
Hardiness:Zone 5a USDA
Habitat:Pennsylvania - Georgia - Alabama - Ohio
Family:Ericaceae

 
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