A picture of a Azalea

Azalea

Rhododendron molle

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

9m

Max

5m

30cm

Min

30cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Azalea Overview

This species is a deciduous azalea with obovate leaves. It will bear trusses of funnel-shaped, orange fragrant flowers in late spring.

Common problems with Azalea

How to propagate Azalea

Cuttings

Propagate by simple layering, dropping or semi-ripe cuttings in late summer.

Layering

Other uses of Azalea

Grown mainly for the beauty of the flowers. Ground cover & interesting leaves. Suitable for northern and eastern aspects.