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Rhododendron polypetalum /Polypetalum Azalea

Rhododendron polypetalum  / Rhododendron polypetalum
Single star-shaped flowers and foliage
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Single star-shaped flowers and foliage

Bold orange-red flowers

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Scientific Name: Rhododendron polypetalum
Common Name: Polypetalum Azalea
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Orange
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Azaleas and Rhododendrons
Comments: This azalea produces strange looking flowers. The petals are long and strap-shaped and the leaves are yellow-green and lance-shaped. Blooming is somewhat later than most of the southern Indian azaleas.