Scientific Name: Rhododendron 'Hino Crimson'
Common Name: Hino Crimson azalea
Family Name: Ericaceae
Origin: Garden origin, North America
Hardiness Zone: Zone 8a: (-12 to -9.5 °C)
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen
Mature Size: 0.7 - 1.3m x 0.6 - 1.0m (height x width)
Habit: Dense
Form: Mounded
Texture: Fine
Landscape Uses: Group or mass planting, Mixed shrub border
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Acidic, Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Leathery, Lustrous, Elliptic, Ovate, Entire
Flowers: Flowers clustered, Red, Apr-May
Key ID Features:
Compact, evergreen azalea covered in clusters of scarlet red flowers in spring; leaves small, dark green, alternate (but appear whorled at the terminal ends), obovate with flat sparse hairs.