-GOMES PURPLE -L.O.M. Kurume Azaleas are stunning with an abundance of smaller, clustered flowers. From North Carolina, this group was started in the early 1960's looking to produce low-growing plants with double flowers and good cold hardiness (down to 0oF). Recently, commercial growers have … -----RUTHERFORD HYBRIDS Few plants can rival the spectacular floral displays of azaleas. Another group developed in California, resulting in forcing azaleas that are more adaptable for landscaping. -ROSE GREELEY Six were later selected as the best for hardy, greenhouse-forcing azaleas. -SEPTEMBER SONG Unfortunately, English names (not translations) were substituted for the Japanese ones, wiping out all records of the original names. The origin of the Kurume azalea is attributed to Motozo Sakamoto, and, after his death, Mr. Akashi acquired his collection and then spent 40 years developing this group of hybrids. Cut about 2 to 6 inches (5 to 15 cm) off the tip of each branch. There can be solid tones, stripes, flecks, and sectors in different shades - all on the same plant. -----GLENN DALE HYBRIDS MAP KEY: ACCESSION NUMBER: YEAR: LOCATION: 1: 445/40*B: 1940: South Arboretum (Walnut Collection) 2: -CAN-CAN Exposure: Part Sun. -JOSEPH HILL -GREENWOOD ORANGE Many show R.nakaharai heritage with their low-mounding, spreading habit and cold hardiness (Down to -5oF). Hardy in Zones 8-10. Be the first to review this product. -VIVID. of R.kaempferi) Qty … -KINSAI They form medium-sized shrubs, 4'-6' high, well-branched and spreading with medium-sized leaves. -KOMACHE HINE The flowers range in color from white to pink, salmon, scarlet, crimson, magenta and purple. Early bloomers with a very low, compact, spreading habit and normal-sized flowers which cover the plant in bloom. Not so cold hardy (Zones 8-9). Masses of bright pink, 1.5" flowers bloom in early spring. Some authorities think the Kurumes are hybrids of the first two species, others think they are hybrids of the latter two species, and still others think other species may be involved. -SINGING FOUNTAIN Height: 3 Feet. All three are found on the surrounding mountains, where they freely hybridize with each other, producing groups which strongly resemble the Kurume Hybrid Azalea in flower and form. By 1953, breeding was focusing more on plant habit and form, as well as cold tolerance. These are relatively new groups of evergreen azaleas, starting with the introduction of the Glenn Dale Hybrids in the late 1940's. The profusion of single, crimson blooms appear early and continue through spring. -GARDEN STATE GLOW Satsukis were first introduced to the Western world in the early 1900's with major introductions coming in the late 1930's. 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Famous for its incredible bloom production, it was introduced in New York in the 1940's and quickly became the #1 Kurume hybrid Azalea planted. -FRILLS -PINK DREAM All evergreen azaleas we carry are classified into the Rhododendron subseries obtusum. -HARDY GARDENIA Over 70,000 seedlings were started, with 440 clones introduced in the 1940's. Coral pink hose-in-hose blooms with darker pink centers and showy veins. It was intended that these be propagated and distributed under the names given to them by Mr. Akashi. -NUCCIO'S HAPPY DAYS (BI type) -RUTH MARION From Yokohamashi, Japan, this group is closely related to the Satsuki group. -HERBERT -PRIDE OF MOBILE -ROSAEFLORA (BALSAMINAEFLORA). All Rights Reserved. -PURITY A genealogical study of the 503 varieties and species grown at Sonoma Horticultural Nursery. Colors range from pinks to reds and purples, with a few whites. The Amoena hybrids are derived from the “Amoenum” azalea introduced from Shanghai ca. Snow azalea prefers partial shade, but what does this frustratingly generic term ‘partial shade’ mean? Bloom Color Red. R.kaempferi, from the mountains of Japan, was first introduced by the Arnold Arboretum in 1892. -AZTECA JOY We grow the one named for the hybridizer's four daughters: POlly, SAlly, EMmie, and ANn. (63-mm) long, in radiating clusters. -PINK LACE Blooming ranges from early to mid-late season. -HERSHEY'S PINK -----AUGUST KEHR HYBRIDS Cultivar: Rhododendron (Kurume Azalea) 'Mother's Day' Rhododendron 'Professeur Wolters' X'Hinodegiri' Adolf van Hecke (1874 - 1952), an Belgian azalea grower and breeder, about 1932. The American equivalent of BI Hybrids. RHODODENDRON 'Christmas Cheer'( Kurume Hybrid) . This hybrid group was developed from a large collection of Belgian Indian hybrids in the Southeastern US around 1870. Coral Bells Azalea. -LORNA -JOHANNA -NANCY OF ROBIN HILL -BRILLIANT (BRILLIANTINA) -RUBY NUGGET This group comes from Altadena, California. -HOT SHOT VARIEGATED Azalea Kurume 'Tradition' Azalea Tradition. -DOLLY PARTON -TINA. -FORMOSA (PHOENICEUM) -HERSHEY'S RED, -----SANDER HYBRIDS Well sized for most residential applications. -SPRING FEVER The Glenn Dale Hybrids represents a full range in flowers, foliage, form, and bloom times. Developed in Pennsylvania, this group was first exhibited at the Philadelphia Flower Show in 1931. -GEORGE LINDSEY TABER Azaleas prefer a soil that is slightly acid and ensure there is a good layer of mulch to maintain moisture levels. Over 10,000 seedlings were grown for eight years in South Carolina. -ORANGE CHIMES -VARIEGATED DOGWOOD. -TICKLED PINK. -AMBROSIA VARIEGATED -DAINTY ROSE It proved hardier than the Kurume Azalea on the east coast. Flowers are backed by tiny evergreen foliage on a low evergreen form. From Maryland, this group was selected from seedlings of Glenn Dale Azaleas. 'Hino-Crimson' Azalea is a Kurume hybrid. In its use in Japanese gardens, flower display may play a secondary role, for foliage and form are also very important. -OTHELLO. -(MRS.)G.G.GERBING BUY NOW. Developed around 1885 in Massachusetts from some of the first evergreen azaleas to be introduced to the U.S. -STEWARTSTONIAN. Pest and disease control for Kurume azalea Growing Kurume Azaleas Many hybrid cultivars of slow-growing, compact, mounding, woody, evergreen shrubs, to 6 ft. (1.8 m) tall and wide, with shiny, light green, broadly oval leaves, to 2‑1/2‑in. -PULGARCITO Developed in the late 1970's in Virginia for greenhouse-forcing and container culture, this group is hardy in Zones 8-9. -BETTY These were produced by the U.S.D.A. -CLOUD 9 (3) Kurume Azalea Forest Park is a park of six ha (14.8 acres) on sloping ground at an elevation of about 300 meters (984 ft). Developed in Boskoop, Holland, and first registered in 1958, this group is technically a distinct hybrid subgenus and not "true" azaleodendrons. Hardy in Zones 7-9. ----- 150 Satsuki Hybrids -SONOMA DWARF 'PINK PICOTEE' -RIA HARDIJZER (R.racemosum x Hinode Giri), -indicum (syn. -CAPITOLA Upright habit, 3'-5' tall. Ericaceae. About 60,000 plants of 100 Kurume azalea cultivars have been planted. -STARLIGHT Very hardy.-Can be used as a foundation plant.-Can be used as a -SOUTHERN CHARM -HEXE -FUKI Grown By You. -ALASKA -GARDEN STATE SALMON -AUDREY BARBER Because of their late blooming habit, it is best to give them some protection from the hot, mid-day sun. This breeding program began in 1965 at North Carolina State University. Add to … This group is sometimes referred to as "Sun Azaleas" because of their strong sun and heat tolerance. -ALEXANDER -CALIFORNIA SUNSET -BRIDE'S BOUQUET Most of the information on the crosses has been lost. This group was developed in the 1960's and 1970's by Mr. Stewart Barber, the original owner of SHN. Flowers are small but quite numerous, often masking the foliage. They may loose some leaves in very cold weather. Kirishima in Japan, further research has shown that there are two more species involved; R.kaempferi and R.sataense; as well as one naturally occurring hybrid: R.x'obtusum'. -DAWN -GLENCORA Do not site plants within or near the drip line of trees in the walnut family (m… Kurume azaleas are evergreen and are considered to be dwarf or semi-dwarf in size. -----KERRIGAN HYBRIDS Dependable woody, dwarf evergreen or deciduous shrub in the Ericaceae family that is dense and spreading and grows between 3-4' tall. Related groups include: -----AICHELE HYBRIDS -OPAL -sataense -NUCCIO'S CARNIVAL QUEEN (BI type) If pruning is needed do so right after the flowers are spent. Hardy in Zones 8-9. -NANCY MARIE Kurume azaleas are often used for greenhouse forcing, are lovely container specimens and are the traditional choice for bonsai. The long-lasting spring flowers are a sight for winter-sore eyes. Early to early midseason flowers, mostly single with some hose-in-hose, ranging in size from 1/2" to 1 1/2" wide. -PEQUENO CENTER THE PLANTS . Hardy in Zone 8. -MARIA DERBY Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm EST 3705 New Bern Ave. Raleigh, NC 27610 Phone: (919) 231-6161 Fax: (919) 231-7688 They bloom early to midseason, and are medium to tall, compact plants. Introduced around 1947 from Maryland. Upright, compact growth habit (many are twiggy with reddish-hued stems and smaller foliage much like R.kiusianum). -NUCCIO'S GARDEN MAGIC -HINO WHITE This azalea has small, purplish red hose-in-hose flowers on a compact plant known for its hardiness. Once thought to be derived soley from R.kiusianum found on Mt. ----- 13 species & their forms Started in 1937 in New Jersey to produce hardy, late blooming azaleas resembling Satsukis, this group blooms late season and is hardy in Zones 6-9. -----CHISOLM-MERRITT HYBRIDS An exceptional foundation plant and seasonal … -SUSANNAH HILL For over 300 years, the Japanese have hybridized the Kirishima Azalea (R.X'obtusum') and at one time, there were as many as 700 different cultivars. Over the next decade, thousands of new types were introduced from Japan. Gardeners are often justifiably confused about partial sun and partial shade plant tags . This group was started in Pennsylvania in the mid 1930's to be used for greenhouse forcing, but shows hardiness in Zones 7-9. The Kurume hybrid azaleas are spectacular when used in masses. -----MOSSHOLDER-BRISTOW HYBRIDS aka: GOLD CUP AZALEAS The goal was to produce greenhouse-forcing azaleas with mostly double flowers that opened simultaneously. Spread 3 Feet. -----LINWOOD HYBRIDS Nuccio's Nursery, Azaleas. -RED BARON -MRS. EMIL HAGER -MARITIME (MARTINE) (R.racemosum x Kurume Hybrid) -HESSEL -ROBIN HILL GILLIE -simsii 'VARIEGATED' -ELIZABETH GABLE All three are found on the surrounding mountains, where t… Current Availability. Treat yourself to this spectacular variety. -GARDEN STATE WHITE -----WADA HYBRIDS Hardy in Zones 6-9. Bloom time: mid-season to late. -CABARET Single crimson-red flowers in May over compact, shiny green foliage which turns an attractive bronze in winter. Colours range from white to … Hardiness Zone: 6-9. Seven Star a North Tisbury Hybrid) KAREN AZALEA Azalea x ‘Karen’ (Gable hybrid) Karen is a stunner! -ELSA Height 4 Feet. “Coral Bells” azalea (Rhododendron indicum “Coral Bells”) is a member of the hybrid group known as the Kurume azaleas. Other Rhododendron (rhododendron; azalea) Find More: Location Map for Rhododendron 'Hinomayo' Kurume hybrid azalea: MAP HELP . Full range of colors from pink, red, purple and white, with some striped or flecked flowers. A premier flowering shrub for use as a hedge, walkway border, or in mass plantings for a stunning color display. -SNOWDROP -ROSE QUEEN of R.macrosepalum) -DORTHY GISH Their small leaves and their purple-red tones in winter are considered essential elements to the Satsuki group. Those derived primarily from R.indicum and/or R.tamurae (R.eriocarpum), with some other species in the mix, are considered Satsuki Azaleas. Kirishima in Japan, further research has shown that there are two more species involved; R.kaempferi and R.sataense; as well as one naturally occurring hybrid: R.x'obtusum'. Azalea x 'Hino-Crimson' (Kurume hybrid) This stunning hardy azalea thrives in cold climates! -HERSHEY'S ORANGE Hardy parents included Kurume and Kaempferi Hybrids plus some Indian Hybirds. -ACHIEVEMENT -MRS. GARNET KYMPTON Plants perform well on north or east facing slopes. Colors range from reddish orange, to purple and white. Developed in Modesto, California using some Southern Indian and Kurume Hybrids. Developed in the 1920's in New Jersey as greenhouse forcing azaleas. -linearifolium (should be a var. True genetic dwarfs, selected from the above group. There is a great variation in petal structure as well as flower color. Best grown in acidic, organically rich, humusy, medium moisture, moisture-retentive but well-drained soils in part shade. -GWENDA We grow 80 varieties as well as the following clones: -FLAME CREEPER -MON AMOUR -WENDY In 1915, at the Panama Pacific Exposition in San Francisco, Kurume Hybrids were introduced to the Western World. Large, semi-upright habit. -GRANDEUR -ROSEBUD Some show excellent fall and winter color. -ORCHIDIFLORA -CORAL MAY QUEEN -MRS. VILLARS They may be sheared to resemble rocks and many are used for Bonsai work. -----SONOMA HYBRIDS From Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts, beginning in the 1960's, this group was created from seed and cuttings sent from Japan. Morning sun with afternoon shade is also acceptable. These groups show strongest alliance to R.sataense, not R.kaempferi and R.kiusianum as previously believed. -----HERSHEY HYBRIDS It is a mixed group, including forms and hybrids of R. indicum X R. simsii and 'Mucronatum' forms X R. indicum. -DEWAELES FAVORITE Kurume hybrid azaleas are hybrid crosses between R. kiusianum, R. kaempferi, R. sataense and R. obtusum. Add to My Plant List. -----LOBLOLLY BAY HYBRIDS -RHONDA STITELER. They are quite hardy to cold (Zones 7-8) and most are sun tolerant. Hardy in Zones 7-9. Azalea x ‘Coral Bells’ (Kurume hybrid) One look at Coral Bell Azalea and you’ll see exactly how it got its name! -----VUYK HYBRIDS 5 of 8 'Coral Bells' Kurume Hybrid 6 of 8 Spider Azalea 7 of 8 'Gumpo Pink' Satsuki Hybrid The ancestral forms, were brought early in the 19th century from sacred Mt Kirishima, and from them seedlings were raised and propagated by Motozo Sakamoto. -----McDONALD HYBRIDS -POLYPETALUM Produces masses of medium sized blooms in spring. No need to register, buy now! -NUCCIO'S WILD CHERRY (Satsuki type). -PEARL BRADFORD SPORT (sport of PEARL BRADFORD) -BESS HALLOCK -EASTER PARADE -KYUSEI Good cold hardiness (Zones 7-9). -NUCCIO'S TREASURE CHEST (BI type) -NUCCIO'S DEW DROP -PETUNIA -serpyllifolium (3 varieties), ----- 202 Hybrids listed here by group Kurume azaleas were bred at Kurume, an inland town in Kyushu, which is the southernmost of the four main islands of Japan. Plant Common Name. Most have single flowers and are hardy to 0oF. -WINTERGREEN, -----NUCCIO HYBRIDS Those species used in breeding include R.indicum, R.simsii, and R.y.var.poukhanense, as well as the Satsuki, Kaempferi, Kurume, and Southern Indian Hybrids. -----CARLA HYBRIDS aka: N.C.S.U. The shallow root system and small size of Azalea japonica makes it an ideal candidate for container growing on a balcony or terrace. This group is also disease-resistant and cold hardy. -LOUISE GABLE Azalea - Kurume Hybrid 'Tradition' Azalea has a clear medium semi-double pink flowers in May over dark green shiny evergreen foliage. -BLUE DANUBE While these showy, winter hardy azaleas were not the first azaleas introduced into the United States, they were the first cold hardy evergreen selections that could be grown north of the Mason-Dixon line. From Ohio, this group bears some similarity to the Gable Hybrids. Some show their BI parentage, while others are Kurume type. -----HARRIS HYBRIDS Christmas Cheer Azalea, Evergreen Azalea, Kurume Azalea. -NUCCIO'S MT. Here, it was extensively hybridized, reaching a peak in the late 1920's. Some have R.'Mucronatum' parentage. Medium-sized, to 4'-6' tall. For over 300 years, the Japanese have hybridized the Kirishima Azalea (R.X'obtusum') and at one time, there were as many as 700 different cultivars. Kirin is a Kurume Azalea - a group that gets its name from the town of Kirin in Japan. Developed from R.simsii and possibly R.indicum in Belgium for greenhouse-forcing in the mid 1800's. Spread: 4 Feet. Soil: Well-drained soil with high organic matter content is important. Spread 3 Feet. -SONOMA DWARF 'ROSE REDWOOD' -IVERYANA USDA Hardiness Zone 6. -POLO The original Kaempferi Hybrids are mostly medium to tall shrubs (4' or more), with flowers 1 1/2" to 2 1/2". The Sonoma Dwarf series was developed from Satsuki seed sent from Japan and were introduced in 1974 by color. -BLUE TIP -GULF STREAM -pianensis '79-088 RSF' From California, these are fourth generation hybrids, derived from BI hybrids and Rutherford hybrids for greenhouse forcing, but are quite hardy to cold (Zone 8). -HARDIJZER'S BEAUTY (R.racemosum x Kurume Hybrid) -noriakianum '78-036 RSF' This large group of azaleas has a long and complex history. Botanical Name. -FIRST SNOW From Pasadena, California, this group was introduced in the 1930's. -CONVERSATION PIECE Plant it in mass in a shrub border, use as a foundation planting, specimen or in a woodland garden. -NUCCIO'S HIGH SIERRA (Kurume type) Huge collection, amazing choice, 100+ million high quality, affordable RF and RM images. -SHAM'S FLAME Azalea x 'Hino-Crimson' (Kurume hybrid) SKU. Medium-sized shrubs, 4'-6' high, spreading, compact, and floriferous. -NUCCIO'S LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD (Kurume type) A Kurume hybrid. They are hardy in Zones 7-9. -----COOLIDGE HYBRIDS -BARBER'S ORANGE Floriferous habit. -MIMI The Kurume Azalea-group, is originally the result from some hundred years of Japanese breeding work. -DOROTHY CLARK 1850—which is a Japanese rather than a Chinese azalea. The flowers are generally single, although there are a few hose-in-hose, semi-double, and doubles. Find the perfect kurume hybrid azalea stock photo. -TINY. -ORANGE BARON -CORAL WINGS They are evergreen with small, clustered flowers. Used mostly for greenhouse-forcing, they also show good cold hardiness (Zone 7-9) with their Kurume parentage. -AUTUMN JOY -WHITE DOLL. Height 3 Feet. -----BELTSVILLE (YERKES-PRYOR) HYBRIDS -NUCCIO'S IVORY TOWER (Kurume type) Japanese books may describe 12 or more color patterns. This nursery is also well-known for its work with Camellias. -Kurume Hybrid double pink flowers. Mid season. -macrosepalum 'LADY LOCKS' (also 'Linearifolium' & 'Koromo shikibu') Loves the dappled sunlight of a woodland garden. Some of the red or orange types may fade in too much sun. -MIROKUNO IWAI Of the the 20 known species, all are native to Eastern Asia. -NUCCIO'S PLUM PURTY (Kurume type) Hardy in Zones 7-9. in Maryland starting in 1950. Kurume azalea ‘Christmas Cheer’ is a dwarf evergreen shrub with an upright, dense, spreading habit and attractive tiered branches. Most are slower-growing, compact, spreading plants. -CHRISTIE Begun in 1970 in Lawrenceville, Georgia, this group has large flowers that bloom late-mid-season. Evergreen. Their vivid colors, profusion of flowers, and adaptability to a wide range of soils and climates make them one of the most popular flowering shrubs in Georgia. -WHITE LACE. -MAY QUEEN -PINKETTE -nakaharai X 'DEEP SALMON' Bloom Color Pink. -NUCCIO'S LITTLE GEM (Kurume type) USDA Hardiness Zone 6. By carefully selecting plants, you can have azaleas blooming at least eight months of the year. Growing & Maintenance Tips: Azalea prefers acidic soil and partial shade conditions. -HAKATA SHIRO -MRS. MARKS 503 Evergreen Azaleas. -NUCCIO'S EASTER DELIGHT Azalea x kurume 'Mother's Day' (Mother's Day Azalea) ... Additional Information About Azalea 'Mother's Day': x kurume hybrid. crossing the Kurume azalea group and the Satsuki group and bloom between the parents’ blooming period. -MARY DALTON Prepare heath plant soil mix and ensure the pot or container is wide enough.. To keep your Azalea japonica small, prune branches back after the blooming. Starting in 1935 at the National Arboretum in Glenn Dale, Maryland, an extensive hybridizing program was undertaken with several objectives in mind: To develop plants with flowers as large and varied as the Southern Indians but with good cold hardiness, and to produce varieties that would bloom from late April to June to fill the mid-May flowering gap that was then typical of evergreen azaleas. 0815. The latter was bred by crossing the Kurume azalea group, the Hirado azalea group (R. scabrum hybrid), and others and has beau-tiful medium to large flowers. -LAURA MORLAND -RAIN FIRE These are the parents of the hybrid groups below. Family. -macrogemmum '77-642 RSF' (may be a var. ----- 58 Glenn Dale Hybrids Once thought to be derived soley from R.kiusianum found on Mt. -SHIRO CHAN VARIEGATED -----BELTSVILLE DWARFS From Canby, Oregon, this group was started in 1960 to develop compact plants for moist, temperate climates. -CAMPFIRE ... Kurume hybrids: These hybrids come from crossing evergreen azaleas found in the southern part of the Japanese island of Kyushu, predominately R. kaempferi, R. kiusianum, and R. sataense. Tolerates a fair amount of sun in cool northern summers, but leaves may scorch in hot afternoon sun in the St. Louis area. R.y.var.poukhanense was used as part of the seed parent. -PRIDE OF DORKING Developed in Holland starting in 1921, this is a hardy group with large flowers. BALDY (Satsuki type) -----BROOKS HYBRIDS Early bloomers are usually more upright and vigorous, while later bloomers are more compact and spreading. The flower viewing takes place around April 20th, during the Kurume Azalea Festival. Although most people associate azaleas with spring, several bloom in summer and fall. -----ROBIN HILL HYBRIDS These were produced in Pennsylvania, using mostly R.y.var.poukhanense and R.kaempferi, resulting in some of the hardiest evergreen azaleas available (Zones 6-9). -NUCCIO'S PINK SNOW -SONOMA DWARF 'VERMILLION' -----GABLE HYBRIDS A Kurume hybrid with a compact growth habit. -yedoense var.poukhanense (syn.poukhanense), -kiusianum (20 varieties) Kurume Hybrids. Looking to produce compact, hardy evergreen azaleas for use in landscaping and containers, this group was started in the late 1940's in Ohio. 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Medium-sized shrubs, 4'-6' tall. They are extremley hardy to cold (down to -15oF in Zone 5). -GAY PAREE This large group of azaleas has a long and complex history. -ANNE H. -mucronatum & forms (should be in SI hybrids with R.mucronatum clones) -KERRIGAN'S PINK -SUPER #2. Azalea - Kurume Hybrid. -----SHAMMERELLO HYBRIDS Prefers a sun dappled or high open shade. eriocarpum) -SONOMA DWARF 'PINK' For several centuries, the Japanese have held this group of evergreen azaleas in the highest regard, developing many hundreds of different cultivars, giving this group the greatest range in flower, foliage, and form of all evergreen azaleas. -nakaharai (4 varieties - Mt. -WHITE GRANDEUR Other hybrid groups featured in the Azalea Garden. -CAROLINE GABLE -SAIKAN -nakaharai X RUKIZON -DUC de ROHAN -FIELDER'S WHITE -TEMPERANCE. Ruby Nugget (Size Sport of Ruby Glow) Very small single, blood red. … -LILLIAN STEWART General Description. ----- 80 Kurume Hybrids We grow 80 varieties. -nakaharai X 'MEDIUM PINK' They are great as foreground plants and popular for foundation plantings, naturalized gardens, borders and hedges in both formal and informal gardens. -----GIRARD HYBRIDS Plant in a location protected from strong winds. Offers a profusion of crimson red flowers on a compact, tidy landscape shrub. -BARBER'S PURPLE They are late bloomers, usually late May into June. -PINK PERFECTION macrantha) In the case of azaleas and rhododendrons (and many other plants), the plants need enough sun to stimulate healthy flowering. -CAPTIAN BLOOD Since the mid 1930's, an extensive breeding program has produced a wide range of evergreen azaleas. -oldhamii Characteristics & Attributes for Azalea Kurume 'Tradition' This group was started in the 1950 in New Jersey with greenhouse-forcing azaleas in mind. Order today! Its stunning bell-shaped blooms are pink with just a hint of apricot. Hardy in Zone 8. This is the 100-year anniversary of the famous plant explorer E. H. Wilson’s 1918 trip to Japan, where he selected and introduced (in 1919) his famous list of Wilson’s 50 azaleas. Most Kurume hybrids grow from around 80cm to 1m, although some varieties grow a bit larger. -FEDORA -SONOMA SUNSET. Kirishima near the city of Kurume on the island of Kyushu, Japan have stands of R. kiusianum, R. kaempferi, R. sataense and the original Kurume hybrids. -----PERICAT HYBRIDS -CORAL DOGWOOD (sport of DOGWOOD) SHOW LARGER MAP > 5 Plant Locations Were Found. -NUCCIO'S PINK BUBBLES (BI type) ====================== They are hardy to -10oF in Zones 6-9. Be the first to review this product. Hybrids grow from around 80cm to 1m, although there are a for. -Ruth MARION -TEMPERANCE a compact, spreading, compact, shiny green foliage which turns an attractive in... 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