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Rhododendron indicum 'Pink Formosa'/Pink Formosa Azalea

Rhododendron indicum 'Pink Formosa' / Rhododendron indicum 'Pink Formosa'
Close-up image of the rosy-pink flowers and typical very dark green foliage
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Close-up image of the rosy-pink flowers and typical very dark green foliage

Flowers, buds and dark blue-green foliage

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Scientific Name: Rhododendron indicum 'Pink Formosa'
Common Name: Pink Formosa Azalea
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Pink
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
No
Landscape Categories: Azaleas and Rhododendrons
Comments: The large, single three inch pink flowers have a bluish cast to them. Being a sport of the 'Formosa' azalea the foliage is a rich green throughout the year, a special feature of this azalea.