Rhododendron calendulaceum

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  • Common Name: Flame Azalea
  • Plant Story:

    An upright, loosely branched deciduous shrub, Rhododendron calendulaceum features funnel-shaped no yellow, orange, or red flowers in mid-spring. Elliptic medium green leaves turn yellow-red in the fall.

  • Type: Shrub Deciduous
  • Bloom Season: Spring
  • Flower Color: Orange,Yellow,Red
  • Planting Zone: 5-7
  • Height: 4-8 ft
  • Spread: 8-10 ft
  • Light Requirements:Part Shade
  • Suggested Uses: Shrub border
  • Leaf: Elliptic green leaves
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to: Butterflies,
  • Plant Deer Resistant:No
  • Plant Potential Pests:Canker, crown rot, root rot, leaf spot, rust, powdery mildew, aphids, borers, lacebugs, leaf hoppers
  • Form: Upright
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Requires proper drainage. Roots can't dry out. Clip off spent flowers. Requires good mulch.

Flame Azalea - Additional Photos