Rhododendron • Rhododendron / Azalea • シャクナゲ / ツツジ • 石楠花 / 躑躅 • shakunage / tsutsuji
This very vivid pink azalea usually blooms in mid-May on the NE corner-tip of Area E. It’s noticeable, because it grows right next to the path, allowing people to take close-up photographs. Nothing much is known about this hybrid.
About hybrid azaleas from The PlantingTree: […] Hybrid Azaleas
Azalea Hybrids can be defined as a cross between two separate species or hybrids that are manipulated through human interaction for specific genetic characteristics. Hybrid azaleas cannot be reproduced through seeds; they must be reproduced from a cutting. This would be considered a clone of the mother plant. Hybrid azaleas can either be deciduous or evergreens. Azaleas have been hybridized for years. Azalea hybrids include a wide range of cultivars that are bred for their plant habits, sizes, bloom times, and colors. Creating hybrids ensures that there are azaleas that meet almost every landscape need or personal preference! […]
General information about “12 Different Types of Azaleas And Why They’re Good For Your Garden’ from Home Stratosphere: […] Although many people do not realize it, there are over 10,000 types of azaleas and approximately 800 species. Azaleas can be cut and replanted, where the plant will clone itself to make new azaleas, although they can also be grown from seeds. They are beautiful plants and are well-known for their ability to grow almost anywhere. Azaleas also have various blooming times, colors, and sizes, and they can grow in a variety of conditions. Some are most common in the United States; below are descriptions of some of them. […]