Azalea 'Hotspur'

Exbury,Deciduous azalea

  • Flowering Time : May, June
  • Height in 10 years : 3 metres / 9 feet 10 inches


Vermilion orange with a pale yellow, 4 inch wide flash in the throat, Bronze foliage. Picture in Roth. Rhodos, Plate 48

Flower Months

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Azaleas will start flowering around this time, depending on the season, for a week or so


  • UK Zone : 4
  • RHS Zone : H (Fully Hardy)
  • EGF Zone : H2
  • US Zone : 7A
  • Min Temp : -18°C (0°F)

Hardy in all but the coldest parts of Pacific Northwest and UK, France and northern Italy, around Bergen (Norway) and mildest parts of NE USA such as Cape Cod and parts of Long Island.

Alternative Azaleas

  • Azalea 'Klondyke'
  • Azalea luteum
  • Azalea 'Fireball'
  • Azalea 'Arneson Gem'