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Rhododendron prunifolium

Classification

Order: Ericales
   Family: Ericaceae
            Genus: Rhododendron
                        Specie: Rhododendron prunifolium

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 6 ft (1.8 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained, organically-rich, acidic soil

Features: Crimson funnel-shaped flowers

Uses: Shrub borders Woodland gardens

Zones: 6?9

Description: This species of deciduous azalea, allied to Rhododendron calendulaceum, is native to a limited area of Alabama and Georgia in the USA. A shrub of around 6 ft (1.8 m), it bears heads of rich scarlet flowers, about 11?2 in (35 mm) wide, in late sprin

Growth Habit: Erect, multi-stemmed habit

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