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Rhododendron obtusum Kurume/Krume Azalea

Rhododendron obtusum Kurume / Rhododendron obtusum Kurume
One of many dwarf kurume azaleas
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One of many dwarf kurume azaleas

An excellent specimen growing in a raised bed with well drained soil and in partial shade

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Scientific Name: Rhododendron obtusum Kurume
Common Name: Krume Azalea
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White, Orange, Pink, Red, Various
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Azaleas and Rhododendrons
Comments: This is a generic entry that actually can include many cultivars of varying colors including white, orange, red, and pink. They are dwarf azaleas and not that easily grown because their rather exacting condtions for growth are seldom met. When in bloom flowers normally completely cover the entire shrub.