Azalea schlippenbachii

Royal Azalea

Categories: Shrubs

Typically blooming in mid-to late May, royal azalea is covered with large flowers in clear shades of pink, somewhat resembling a
mass of pink butterflies resting on the branch tips; bearing on naked twigs terminal clusters of large pale to pure pink blossoms. 


More About Azalea schlippenbachii

  • one of the finest blooming northern azaleas
  • large pink blooms

Royal azalea also has distinctive foliage. The large, broad-obovate leaves are arranged alternately, but they are crowded together at branch
tips, giving a whorled appearance. Foliage color is medium green during the summer... also a standout in the autumn garden when its leaves turn striking shades of yellow, orange, and red.

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Height:

3-8 ft

Spread:

2-6 ft

Hardiness Zone:

4-8

Azalea schlippenbachii Characteristics

Attributes

  • Good for Shady Sites
  • Cottage Garden
  • Mass Plant
  • Good for Naturalizing
  • Specimen

Exposure

  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Shade Tolerant
  • Part Sun/Part Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Slow

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Late Spring / Early Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • All Season

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Average

Fall Color

  • Multicolored

Flower Color

  • Pink

Habit

  • Rounded
  • Mounding