Family: Ericaceae (er-ek-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rhododendron (roh-do-DEN-dron) (Info)
Cultivar: Apple Blossom
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Category:

Perennials

Shrubs

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

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

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Coral/Apricot

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Foliage:

Deciduous

Bronze-Green

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

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

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

New Hope, Pennsylvania

Central, South Carolina

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Apr 21, 2012, NancyRussell from New Hope, PA wrote:

I BOUGHT MANY APPLE BLOSSOM AZALEAS ABOUT 25 YEARS AGO AND THEY WERE BEAUTIFUL FOR 15 YEARS BUT THEN BEGAN TO LOOK UNHEALTHY AND REDUCE IN SIZE WITH DIEBACK. THEY CONTINUE TO BLOOM BUT ARE NOT GOOD LOOKING LIKE E.G. PURLPLE SPLENDOR AND DELAWARE VALLEY WHITE.