Japanese Azalea
Rhododendron japonica

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

Regional

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

Wynnewood, Pennsylvania

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

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