Niche Gardens - North Carolina (NC) Native Pants

Rhododendron prunifolium


Partial Shade
Cut Flowers
Attracts Birds
Attracts Butterflies

Rhododendron prunifolium (Ericaceae)
(ro-do-DEN-dron pru-ni-FO-lee-um)
Plumleaf Azalea

Plumleaf Azalea is the signature plant of Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, GA. It blooms a brilliant orange-red in July and August what a beautiful and unexpected addition to summer gardens! Plants grow 8-10' in partial shade with a finely branched look. Handsome in the winter garden as well, with grayish bark and an interesting form.

Bloom color: bright-red and orange
Bloom period: mid-summer
Height: 8-10'
Spread: 6-8'
Zones: 6-9

Container size: Gal.
Price: $26
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