Details of...
Scientific Name: Rhododendron cv.
Pronunciation: roe-doe-DEN-drun
Common Name: azalea
Family Name: Ericaceae
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen, Flowering pot plant, Shrub - deciduous
Key ID Features: Leaves alternate and usually leathery, and elliptic (locally most are evergreen).
Course(s): HORT 1193/1293

Habit: Upright
Form: Oval - vertical
Texture: Medium
Mature Size:
Height:0.4 - 0.7m
Spread:0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: Garden origin, North America
Hardiness Rating: Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium: Acidic
Water Use: High
Landscape Uses: Indoor plant, Mixed shrub border (Caution: poisonous parts)
Additional Info: Google. Cultivars shown may include R. 'Hardizer Beauty' and R. 'Elsie Lee'.
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Alternate
Texture/ Venation: Leathery
Surfaces: Lustrous
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Elliptic, Ovate
Apices: Acute, Obtuse
Bases: Obtuse
Margins: Entire

Inflorescence Type: Raceme
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:5
Corolla Shape:Campanulate
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Showy, White, Violet, Pink, Red, Dark-red, Yellow, Purple, Orange
Flower Time at Peak: Mar, Apr, May

Fruit Type: Capsule
Fruit Colour: Brown
Fruiting Time:

Bark or Stem Colour:

Propagation: Stem tip cuttings
Plant Care:
Optimal Temp.: Low indoor temperature
Light Level:Medium indoor light level
Other:Underwatering is a common problem indoors.
Pest Susceptibility: Abiotic disorder, Beetles or weevils, Caterpillar or cutworm, Fungal leaf spot, Galls, Heteroptera - true bugs, Leaf miner insect, Mealybugs, Mildew, Root rot, Rust, Scale insects, ( Rabbit resistant )
(GAZ) GAZebo
(GAZW) GAZebo West : cv. Coral Bells
(GNH) GreeNHouse
(MCF) Main Courtyard Fountain : cv. Purple Splendor(?)
(ONE) Overpass North side East : cv.? - q.3 at overpass
(ONW) Overpass North side West : cv. Hino Crimson
Location Map

Report an Error