Azalea
Rhododendron 'Girard's Rose'

Family: Ericaceae (er-ek-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rhododendron (roh-do-DEN-dron) (Info)
Cultivar: Girard's Rose
Hybridized by Girard
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Category:

Shrubs

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Evergreen

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Antelope, California

Cordele, Georgia

Ellicott City, Maryland

Traverse City, Michigan (2 reports)

Portland, Oregon

Seattle, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jun 20, 2005, cskad3 from Shawnee Mission, KS (Zone 6a) wrote:

Beautiful, heavily flowering azalea. In my Zone 6a garden, this was evergreen - leaves turned a reddish bronze in the winter, then greened up again by spring.