- Evergreen Azaleas
- Deciduous Azaleas
Although some of these are very tough and easy, the majority require a certain amount of shelter from wind and,
in drier and warmer climates, a fair amount of shade. They often take some years to start flowering and may not flower every year.
Many species make up for this with magnificent foliage. Spacing at least 3m apart,
Large evergreen shrubs or trees, often growing to 100 ft. in the wild, (hence its name, meaning "tree-like") but rarely over 40 ft. in cultivation. Leaves dark green with white to silver-colored indumentum below. Flowers white / pink / red.Flower Colour: white / pink / red.Flowering Time: March-April Scented: No Ultimate Height : 6.00 metres / 1..
Elegant upright habit,dark green leaves; striking lavender- blue azalea-like flowers. Best in a little shade. Superb blue mist-like effect in the woodland, like bluebells but not quite so pure blue.Flower Colour: Lavender blueFlowering Time: April-May Scented: No Ultimate Height : 3.00 metres / 9 feet 10 inchesParentage : Hardiness : -15 to -18°..
Frilly flowers, a shade of pink that has been compared with crushed strawberries, with a prominent darker blotch displayed on each blossom. Dark glossy green foliage is tightly held against this compact plant (Ord of Manchester1853)Flower Colour: Pink frills, darker blotchFlowering Time: May Scented: No Ultimate Height : 3.00 metres / 9 feet 10 ..
Forms a loose open shrub. Narrow leaves, light brown indumentum below.Unusual bright geraneum-scarlet flowers. Best in light shade, not suitable in cold gardens.Flower Colour: Geranium scarletFlowering Time: June-July Scented: No Ultimate Height : 3.00 metres / 9 feet 10 inchesParentage : Hardiness : -15 to -18°C (5°F to 0°F) Hardy in all but th..
Spreading habit, bristly twigs, attractive reddish brown peeling bark. Dark green hairy leaves. Creamy yellow flowers. Needs shelter from cold winds.Flower Colour: Creamy yellowFlowering Time: May Scented: No Ultimate Height : 3.00 metres / 9 feet 10 inchesParentage : Hardiness : -12 to -15°C (10°F to 5°F) Hardy in a sheltered site in most UK, D..
Lovely evergreen species having graceful bronzy red new foliage, which colour may last through the summer. Deep primrose flowers of the azalea type in early spring. Very easily grown and highly recommended.Flower Colour: Deep primroseFlowering Time: March-April Scented: No Ultimate Height : 2.00 metres / 6 feet 6 inchesParentage : Hardiness : -1..
Distinct upright shrub. Blue green aromatic leaves, greyish purple stems. Lilac pink flowers. Excellent foliage plant.Flower Colour: Lilac pinkFlowering Time: April-May Scented: No Ultimate Height : 3.00 metres / 9 feet 10 inchesParentage : Hardiness : -15°C (5°F) Hardy in a sheltered site in most UK, Damaged in severest winters. Often early int..
Attractive free flowering shrub, dark green leaves, bluish green below. Rose purple flowers.Flower Colour: Rose purpleFlowering Time: April Scented: No Ultimate Height : 4.00 metres / 13 feet 1 inchesParentage : Hardiness : -18°C (0°F) Hardy in all but the coldest parts of UK.Group : Large Species over 2m..