Azaleas: A Rainbow of Hues

Give this hardy shrub a try for garden interest.

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Burst of Beauty

The popular azalea is a low-growing, evergreen azalea with pale flowers that have pink or lavender petals.


Tight bunches of blossoms and vivid pink color make 'Homebush' a popular azalea choice.

'Pink Pancake'

A yummy way to enjoy azalea, 'Pink Pancake' offers beautiful pink-purple blossoms.


'Klondyke' is distinguished by unusual golden blooms. Azaleas have a tendency to attract hummingbirds and works well in woodland gardens.

Rhododendron (subgenus Azalea) 'Brazil'

The lovely 'Brazil'.

Rhododendron (subgenus Azalea) 'Wyandanch Pink'

This cultivar offers vibrant blooms. Learn more about 'Wyandanch Pink'.

Dwarf Azalea in Full Bloom from Spring Into Summer

The rhododendron 'Palestrina' is a dwarf evergreen azalea with white flowers. Protect with fabric in the winter.

Indian Azalea Blooms in Plastic Patio Pot

Plant Indian azaleas in plastic pots and set these inside more decorative containers in a cool room indoors.

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