Azalea 'Fireball'

Exbury,Deciduous azalea

  • Flowering Time : May
  • Height in 10 years : 2 metres / 6 feet 6 inches


Fiery orange red trumpet, frilly margins, flowers on deep copper red young foliage. Intro 1951.

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 'Gibralter'
  • Azalea 'Klondyke'
  • Azalea 'Golden Flare'
  • Azalea 'Hotspur'
  • Azalea 'Golden Eagle'
  • Azalea 'Fireball'
  • Azalea 'Golden Lights'
  • Azalea 'Arneson Gem'