With delightfully bright colors and attractively fragrant aroma, Azalea is easy to get a position in the heart of flower lovers. Azalea seeds have been used to develop over 10,000 distinct types. Growers love Azaleas because they are simple to take care of and bloom abundantly throughout the year. Also, they are perfect for growing in shady areas to add many flowers in rainbow colors and flower shapes to your garden. In addition, it can live for an extended period and it can grow all its life to produce more flowers.
Common name: Azalea
Botanical name: Rhododendron spp.
Plant type: Deciduous or evergreen shrub
Hardiness zones: 6b-8a (USDA) varies by species
Mature size: 3 - 20 ft. tall, wide
Bloom time: Early spring to summer
Native areas: Asia, Europe, North America
Toxicity: Toxic to humans and pets