- Evergreen Azaleas
- Deciduous Azaleas
The original reticulata varieties came from temple gardens in China, where they have been tended and revered for centuries. They are typically tall upright shrubs with bold, pointed foliage and very large richly coloured flowers.
Unfortunately they are not seen at their best in the open in SE England, but they have been used to breed a number of hybrids which are very garden-worthy and hardy.capable of producing rich colours and magnificent flowers.
The largest do best when sheltered from the coldest winds by a fence, shrubbery or wall.
Evergreen shrub, valued for large,luxuriant rich green leaves and masses of large, showy semi-double to peony-form, coral-scarlet flowers. Especially good under glass. Prefers sheltered site, sunny or shade, and any well drained neutral/acid soil.Flower Colour: Coral-scarlet, semi-double to peony-formFlowering Time: Spring Scented: No Ultimate He..
Vigorous, upright, evergreen shrub, valued for luxuriant rich green foliage and exceptional, large, semi-double, rose pink flowers. One of the greats. Prefers sheltered site, sunny or shade, and any well drained neutral/acid soil.Flower Colour: Pink, large, semi-double, golden stamensFlowering Time: Spring Scented: No Ultimate Height : 2.00 met..
Pale Pink, Semi-double up to 12cm across, open, upright growth, a salutation seedingFlower Colour: Pale Pink, Semi-doubleFlowering Time: March-April Scented: No Ultimate Height : 2.00 metres / 6 feet 6 inchesParentage : reticulata xHardiness : Group : Camellia Hybrids (reticulata)..
One of the most hardy reticulata hybrids. Bold, dark green foliage on a fairly lax bush, with very large, bright crimson semi-double flowers, with golden stamens. Striking. Can be trained against a wall. Good plant on top of hill at RHS Wisley.Flower Colour: Rich red, semi-double, largeFlowering Time: Spring Scented: No Ultimate Height : 2.00 me..
Large, semi-double, soft pink flowers on a vigorous evergreen bush. Leaves dark and glossy green. Scented and winter-flowering, especially good under glass. Prefers sheltered site, sunny or shade, and any well drained neutral/acid soil.Flower Colour: Soft pink, large, semi-double, scentedFlowering Time: Winter-Spring Scented: Yes Ultimate Height ..