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Rhododendron 'Red Ruffles' /Red Ruffles Azalea

Rhododendron 'Red Ruffles'  / Rhododendron 'Red Ruffles'
Red ruffles growing with pink coral bell azaleas
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Red ruffles growing with pink coral bell azaleas

Red ruffle azaleas make a handsome mass planting and are easily pruned to keep height relatively low

Close-up image of flowers showing two rows of petals

Compact habit of growth

At height of spring bloom

Mass planting of red ruffle azaleas

Typical low mass planting

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Scientific Name: Rhododendron 'Red Ruffles'
Common Name: Red Ruffles Azalea
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, 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: The bright red, two inch, semi-double flowers occur over a relatively long period. Plants normally stay rather compact in overall form especially when growing in places that receive at least sunlight during the morning hours.