Azalea japonica



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Deciduous Azalea 'Arneson Gem'


Red buds open to large, yellow-orange flowers, shading to reddish orange at the margins in a prolific midseason display. Disease-resistant foliage turns red in fall. Upright, compact habit. Deciduous.
 
Height: 3 ft
Width: 4 ft
Water: Moist, but well-drained soil
Blooms: April-May
Exposure: Partial Sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 5
A rounded, evergreen broadleaf shrub that does well in containers. The flowers are a hose-in-hose salmon pink. One of the earlier bloomers. Needs sunlight to produce blooms. Evergreen.
 
Height: 4-6 ft
Width: 4-6 ft
Water: Moist, but well-drained soil
Blooms: April-May
Exposure: Partial Sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 6





Evergreen Azalea 'Bloom-A-Thon® Lavender'


Twice as nice as other azaleas! Why settle for just a week or two of flowers when you can enjoy up to five months of blooms? Large flowers appear in April, then rebloom in early July, continuing through fall until hard frost. Even high summer temperatures don't stop this beauty from producing loads of late summer and fall flowers. The evergreen foliage is disease resistant, and maintains excellent color year-round. Flowering lasts for 4-6 weeks in spring, and then another 12-16 weeks in summer and fall.
 
Height: 3 ft
Width: 3-4 ft
Water: Moist, but well-drained soil
Blooms: April & Again in July through Frost
Exposure: Partial Sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 6





Evergreen Azalea 'Bloom-A-Thon® Pink Double'


Large pink flowers appear in April, then rebloom in early July, continuing through fall until hard frost. Even high summer temperatures don't stop this beauty from producing loads of late summer and fall flowers. The evergreen foliage is disease resistant, and maintains excellent color year-round. Flowering lasts for 4-6 weeks in spring, and then another 12-16 weeks in summer and fall.
 
Height: 3.5 ft
Width: 3 ft
Water: Moist, but well-drained soil
Blooms: April & Again in July through Frost
Exposure: Partial Sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 6





Evergreen Azalea 'Bloom-A-Thon® Red'


Large red flowers appear in April, then rebloom in early July, continuing through fall until hard frost. Even high summer temperatures don't stop this beauty from producing loads of late summer and fall flowers. The evergreen foliage is disease resistant, and maintains excellent color year-round. Flowering lasts for 4-6 weeks in spring, and then another 12-16 weeks in summer and fall.
 
Height: 3 ft
Width: 3 ft
Water: Moist, but well-drained soil
Blooms: April & Again in July through Frost
Exposure: Partial Sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 6





Evergreen Azalea 'Bloom-A-Thon® White'


Large white flowers appear in April, then rebloom in early July, continuing through fall until hard frost. Even high summer temperatures don't stop this beauty from producing loads of late summer and fall flowers. The evergreen foliage is disease resistant, and maintains excellent color year-round. Flowering lasts for 4-6 weeks in spring, and then another 12-16 weeks in summer and fall.
 
Height: 2.5 ft
Width: 2.5 ft
Water: Moist, but well-drained soil
Blooms: April & Again in July through Frost
Exposure: Partial Sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 6




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Evergreen Azalea 'Buccaneer'


Medium, compact, upright spreading plant with flowers that are a brilliant reddish-orange with a dark brick-red flare. It is one of the more vigorous growers. Does respond to shearing after blooming. Evergreen.

 
Height: 3 ft
Width: 3 ft
Water: Moist, but well-drained soil
Blooms: April-May
Exposure: Partial Sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 6





Evergreen Azalea 'Farrow' Bollywood™

This plant has lots of color. Bright neon red-pink flowers engulf this compact semi-evergreen azalea in spring. Vivid, glossy silver and dark green variegated foliage supplies the color the rest of the year.

Height: 1.5-2 ft
Width: 1.5-2 ft
Water: Moist, but well-drained soil
Blooms: April-May
Exposure: Partial Sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 5





Deciduous Azalea exbury 'Gibraltar'

Deciduous exbury azalea. Bright orange flowers. Frilled petals. May blooming. Blooms are long lasting and showy. Mildew resistant. Plant in full sun to part shade
 
Height: 5 ft
Width: 3-4 ft
Water: Moist, but well-drained soil
Blooms: May
Exposure: Partial Sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 5




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Evergreen Azalea 'Girard's Crimson'

Produces a magnificent spring display of large rosy-red crimson flowers up to 2 1/2" in diameter. The glossy green foliage has a nice winter colour. One of the hardier azaleas. Tends to hold on to their leaves during a cold winter. Evergreen.

 
Height: 3 ft
Width: 3 ft
Water: Moist, but well-drained soil
Blooms: April-May
Exposure: Partial Sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 5




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Evergreen Azalea 'Girard's Fuchsia'

Bright fuchsia pink-red flowers cover this evergreen azalea in early March and last until mid April. The flowers reliably cover the plant in abandon, completely hiding the foliage. Easy to grow, and long lived. Evergreen.

 
Height: 3 ft
Width: 3 ft
Water: Moist, but well-drained soil
Blooms: April-May
Exposure: Partial Sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 5




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Evergreen Azalea 'Girard's Hot Shot'

The large, 3" ruffled reddish-orange flowers cover this plant in mid May! It's habit is dense and compact with green foliage turning to orange-red in the fall. A very hardy azalea. Evergreen.
 
Height: 2-2.5 ft
Width: 2-2.5 ft
Water: Moist, but well-drained soil
Blooms: April-May
Exposure: Partial Sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 5




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Evergreen Azalea 'Glacier'

This early bloomer boasts 3" white flowers with faint green tones, like the edges of a spring snow pack. A vigorous, upright grower with huge, round fuzzy green leaves. Beautiful round mounding habit. Evergreen.
 
Height: 6-8 ft
Width: 6-8 ft
Water: Moist, but well-drained soil
Blooms: April-May
Exposure: Partial Sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 6




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Evergreen Azalea 'Hino Crimson'

Still a very popular hybrid. The bright crimson-scarlet flowers cover this well behaved shrub. Can tolerate full sun. This is one of the later blooming varieties that comes out in early May. Evergreen.
 
Height: 2-3 ft
Width: 2-3 ft
Water: Moist, but well-drained soil
Blooms: April-May
Exposure: Partial Sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 6




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Evergreen Azalea 'Hino White'


A relatively compact azalea with white flowers that bloom in spring. Deep green foliage. Trim if necessary after blooming. The white flowers make a great contrast with a purple rhododendron or azalea. Evergreen.

 
Height: 4 ft
Width: 4 ft
Water: Moist, but well-drained soil
Blooms: April-May
Exposure: Partial Sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 7





Evergreen Azalea 'Hino White Dwarf'

A relatively compact azalea with white flowers that bloom in spring. Deep green foliage. Trim if necessary after blooming. Much denser growth than the Hino White. Evergreen.
 
Height: 2-2.5 ft
Width: 2-2.5 ft
Water: Moist, but well-drained soil
Blooms: April-May
Exposure: Partial Sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 7




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Evergreen Azalea 'Johanna'

Considered one of the best for its dark green shiny foliage that turns a stunning crimson in the fall. ‘Johanna' also has deep red blooms that are a striking plus! Evergreen.
 
Height: 6-8 ft
Width: 6-8 ft
Water: Moist, but well-drained soil
Blooms: April-May
Exposure: Partial Sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 6





Evergreen Azalea 'Mother's Day'


Clean lines, pure colour, and texture heavier than most. 'Mother's Day's flowers have substance." Two inch, "hose-in-hose" to semi-double blooms are rose-red with slightly darker spotting in the throat.
 
Height: 2-3 ft
Width: 2-3 ft
Water: Moist, but well-drained soil
Blooms: April-May
Exposure: Partial Sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 6





Evergreen Azalea 'Purple Splendor' 

Medium-sized, bright purple double flowers with burgundy blotching and wavy margins of the petals. Gable hybrid group - flowers appear from end May until early June. Grows moderately fast into a low, almost ground-covering shrub with conspicuous layers. Its evergreen leaves are small, mid green, and elliptic, and turn coppery orange and red before winter.
 
Height: 2-3 feet
Width: 2-3 feet
Water: Moist, well-drained soil
Blooms: May-June
Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade
Hardiness: Zone 5




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Evergreen Azalea 'Red Red'

A lovely rounded shrub with deep blood red flowers. The small flowers appear like red stars and completely cover the shrub. Evergreen.
 
Height: 3 ft
Width: 3 ft
Water: Moist, but well-drained soil
Blooms: April-May
Exposure: Partial Sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 6





Deciduous Azalea schlippenbachii

"Royal Azalea" has large, fragrant pink blooms in spring. This large-leaved azalea also has purple-hued foliage in spring, turning velvet green in summer, and finally fading to yellow in autumn.
 
Height: 5-10 feet
Width: 5-10 feet
Water: Moist, but well-drained acidic soil
Blooms: April-May
Exposure: Partial to Full Sun
Hardiness: Zone 5





Evergreen Azalea 'Variegata'

A wonderful compact plant. Striking creamy white and green variegated leaves. Candy pink blooms in late April are a bonus. Sometimes it blooms so heavily that you cannot see the foliage. Evergreen.
 
Height: 3 ft
Width: 3 ft
Water: Moist, but well-drained soil
Blooms: April-May
Exposure: Partial Sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 5


One of the larger azaleas with vigorous growth. Larger leaves and bigger flowers. An azalea that can stand up and be noticed even when not in bloom. Bright scarlet flowers with wavy petals. A show stopper! Evergreen.
 
Height: 2 ft
Width: 2 ft
Water: Moist, but well-drained soil
Blooms: April-May
Exposure: Full sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 6