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Rhododendron hybrid, azalea group
(sold as Avenir)

Family: Ericaceae

Common name: AZALEA

Synonyms: Azalea avenir, Belgian indica

Native to: China

Sentiments: emblem of womanhood, fragile and ephemeral passion


Type: shrub

Forms: clumping, erect, open form

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 3.3 feet

Max width: 3.3 feet




new growth distinct


Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly, hummingbird

Plant part consumed by birds: nectar

Plant features: evergreen

Exposure: light shade

Propagates by: seed

flowers in spring

Soil acidity: acidic

Soil type: well drained

USDA Zone: zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: +20 to +30 °F

Water: regular