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Rhododendron prunifolium

Plumleaf Azalea

Pronunciation
ro-do-DEN-drun proo-nih-FO-lee-um
Family
Genus
Nativity

Southwestern Georgia and eastern Alabama

Growth Habit

Grows 8 to 10 feet tall.

Hardiness
5
Culture

Sandy ravines along stream banks.

Landscape Use

It is considered the most glabrous of all American azaleas and for that reason quite distinct. Tends to lose some of its pizzazz due to foliar competition but still beautiful.

Flower

Orange-red to red, funnel-shaped, .75 to 1 inch long flowers.

Pests
None serious.

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