Flame Azalea
Rhododendron calendulaceum 'Little's Mountain Passion'

Family: Ericaceae (er-ek-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rhododendron (roh-do-DEN-dron) (Info)
Species: calendulaceum (kal-en-dew-LAY-see-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Little's Mountain Passion
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Category:

Shrubs

Height:

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

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

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Coral/Apricot

Orange

Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Pale Yellow

Bright Yellow

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Deciduous

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Flowers are good for cutting

Suitable for growing in containers

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Regional

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

Beaverdam, Virginia

Gardeners' Notes:

No details have been posted.