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Rhododendron 'Orange Macrantha' /Orange Macrantha Azalea

Rhododendron 'Orange Macrantha'  / Rhododendron 'Orange Macrantha'
Close-up image of flowers on this azalea that blooms several times during the year
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Close-up image of flowers on this azalea that blooms several times during the year

Blooms in spring and again in late spring through early summer

Plants can be pruned to stay at a nice moderate height for an azalea

Moderate sized flowers and foliage

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Scientific Name: Rhododendron 'Orange Macrantha'
Common Name: Orange Macrantha Azalea
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Fruit color: Orange, Pink
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:
No
Landscape Categories: Azaleas and Rhododendrons
Comments: This is a late blooming azalea. It can actually bloom more than one time, but the most significant bloom comes in late spring. One problem might be that it holds old flowers in a dry state for quite some time after blooming.