Boone, North Carolina, June 1, 2006
Flame azalea in southern Finland. This azalea is 12 years old in our garden.
Flame azalea on the blue ridge parkway. photo by Bill Head
Also called Native Azalea
Rhododendron calendulaceum in the wild on the Blue Ridge Parkway, NC, on June 6, 2004
R. calendulaceum in a pale yellow-orange form, in the wild on June 6, 2004
R. calendulaceum in a deep orange-red form, in the wild on June 6, 2004
Flame Azaleas/ Harpers Ferry, WV
calendulaceum and kalmia latifolia on the Blue Ridge Parkway
Flame azalea hedge, 5 years old. Best color with an acidifying rhodie fertilizer; best fragrance with fish emulsion.
R. calendulaceum on Wayah Bald, NC
Onancock, Virginia. Copyright Karl Gercens. Conservatory Horticulturist at Longwood Gardens. http://www.karlgercens.com/