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Rhododendron 'Primitive' /Primitive Azalea

Rhododendron 'Primitive'  / Rhododendron 'Primitive'
White flowers with unique narrow petals
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White flowers with unique narrow petals

Close-up image of star-shaped flowers

Young plant growing in a nursery container

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Scientific Name: Rhododendron 'Primitive'
Common Name: Primitive 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
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Azaleas and Rhododendrons
Comments: The white flowers of this azalea have long strap-shaped petals that tend to give the appearance of being star-shaped like the flowers on the star magnolia, but much smaller. The overall growth habit of the plant appears to be quite open with yellow-green foliage.