During Winter and some early Spring shipments. Some of the plant materials in this shipment are DORMANT. Which means that even thought they have no green top growth, they will grow from dormant buds when temperatures are right. For many perennials, This 'rest period' is ESSENTIAL to good flowering performance in the upcoming season. During Summer/Winter months shipping might be delayed as we only will be shipping on days that we know it wonít harm the plant(s). Monday through Wednesday.
Rhododendron austrinum (Small) Rehd.
Orange azalea, Florida azalea, Yellow azalea
Ericaceae (Heath Family)
Orange azalea grows 8-10 ft. high and forms a rather loose, multi-stemmed shrub. Twigs are reddish-
brown in the winter. The fragrant, yellow, orange or almost pure red flowers occur 8-15 together. Flowers are tubular in shape with protruding stamens and open before or with the leaves.
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Breeding System: Flowers Bisexual
Size Class: 6-12 ft.
Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr
Native Habitat: Wooded bluffs; woodland stream banks
Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil pH: Acidic (pH 6.8
This item might be shipped in a 2x3 inch pot if not it will be pulled from the pot wrapped in moist wrap and shipped in that manner.