Our Favorite Flowers: Azalea

Rhododendron (subgenus Azalea) ~Pink Pancake~ (01) Bloom

Rhododendron (subgenus Azalea) ~Pink Pancake~ (01) Bloom

Azaleas bloom anywhere from mid spring to early summer, depending on the variety.

Azaleas bloom anywhere from mid spring to early summer, depending on the variety.

A stalwart of spring, the azalea enjoys light shade, especially in the afternoon, and moist, acidic, well-drained soil. The hundreds of species, evergreen and deciduous, vary in size, hardiness, bloom time and more.

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