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PlantFiles: Japanese Azalea
Rhododendron japonica

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Family: Ericaceae (er-ek-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rhododendron (roh-do-DEN-dron) (Info)
Species: japonica (juh-PON-ih-kuh) (Info)

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Category:
Shrubs

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
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:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Pale Pink
Pink
Rose/Mauve
Magenta (Pink-Purple)
Fuchsia (Red-Purple)
Red
Coral/Apricot
Red-Orange
Gold (Yellow-Orange)
Violet/Lavender
White/Near White
Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Deciduous

Other details:
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Rhiannon_of_Fae On Oct 29, 2004, Rhiannon_of_Fae from birmingham(england)
United Kingdom wrote:

The colours I gave I beleive to be corect but some of the information given is second hand information.It is a beautiful plant and in my opinion every one who loves flowers should have one

My freind now tells me it dose make a verry good bonsai

Regional...

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

Penn Wynne, Pennsylvania



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