Developed in Boskoop, Holland, and first registered in 1958, this group is technically a distinct hybrid subgenus and not "true" azaleodendrons. Dwarf Encore Azaleas grow more slowly and can easily be maintained at 2-3’ tall x 3-4’ wide. -HARDY GARDENIA -yedoense var.poukhanense (syn.poukhanense), -kiusianum (20 varieties) The American equivalent of BI Hybrids. -SONOMA DWARF 'PINK PICOTEE' They are a true multi-season blooming hybrid group which has become widely available due to their bloom, size, and hardiness. The U.S. National Arboretum has a collection of Glenn Dale images at their www.usna.usda.gov/PhotoGallery/AzaleaGallery/ page. This azalea has small, purplish red hose-in-hose flowers on a compact plant known for its hardiness. -----MOSSHOLDER-BRISTOW HYBRIDS aka: GOLD CUP AZALEAS -MIROKUNO IWAI Hardy in Zone 8. -CLOUD 9 Colors range from pinks to reds and purples, with a few whites. We grow the one named for the hybridizer's four daughters: POlly, SAlly, EMmie, and ANn. -GARDEN STATE SALMON Their leaves typically have long hairs along the underside midrib, and are typically thinner than "small-leaf" rhododendrons. There is a great variation in petal structure as well as flower color. Upright, compact growth habit (many are twiggy with reddish-hued stems and smaller foliage much like R.kiusianum). If you are looking for azaleas that provide year-round beauty, look no further. Used mostly for greenhouse-forcing, they also show good cold hardiness (Zone 7-9) with their Kurume parentage. Cultivar names which appear as links have an image – click the link to see the image, and click your browser back button to return to the description. Evergreen or deciduous, these members of the genus Rhododendron come in all shapes and sizes, from small, ground-hugging shrubs to large, tree-like specimens. If you think your Encore Azalea needs pruning, do so immediately after the Spring flowering for maximum bud set. -PETUNIA -GOMES PURPLE In 1971 they began hybridizing Exbury azaleas with southern native species to create heat tolerant, large flowered, fragrant deciduous azaleas. -BRIDE'S BOUQUET aromi The Aromi azalea hybrids were created in Mobile, Alabama by Dr. Gene Aromi, a retired education professor at the University of Southern Alabama, and his wife Jane, a retired elementary school teacher. Many are frilled. -PINK LACE -NUCCIO'S EASTER DELIGHT These are relatively new groups of evergreen azaleas, starting with the introduction of the Glenn Dale Hybrids in the late 1940's. -L.O.M. -DAINTY ROSE -ROBIN HILL GILLIE This group was developed in the 1960's and 1970's by Mr. Stewart Barber, the original owner of SHN. -AZTECA JOY -NUCCIO'S GARDEN MAGIC Evergreen rhododendrons - large group of evergreen shrubs that vary greatly in size. -NUCCIO'S HAPPY DAYS (BI type) This group is sometimes referred to as "Sun Azaleas" because of their strong sun and heat tolerance. -KERRIGAN'S PINK See more ideas about azaleas, shrubs, bloom. Colors range from reddish orange, to purple and white. -DORTHY GISH Col. Vines (“Pete”) started his hybridizing program in 1977 “to produce azaleas with larger blooms, dwarf to mid-size growth habit and increased cold hardiness”. The world's best-selling reblooming azalea, Encore Azaleas bloom in spring, summer and fall. Evergreen Species. -----listed with evergreen azaleas: -indicum (syn. Over 10,000 different cultivars, or cultivated varieties, have been registered or named, although far fewer are being propagated and sold. -KINSAI In its use in Japanese gardens, flower display may play a secondary role, for foliage and form are also very important. They form medium-sized shrubs, 4'-6' high, well-branched and spreading with medium-sized leaves. -PURPLE SPLENDOR -JOSEPH HILL -MRS. VILLARS Learn About Azaleas–in their many varieties, , JARS 43n2 – An In-Depth Look At Evergreen Azaleas, www.usna.usda.gov/PhotoGallery/AzaleaGallery/. -tamurae (syn. True genetic dwarfs, selected from the above group. Feb 22, 2018 - Azaleas & Rhododendron are flowering shrubs with beautiful colors of blooms. Early to late spring brings a profusion of flowers in an array of colors. 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. -NANCY MARIE -PINKETTE -RUTH MARION Many are now lost. 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. 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). While many azalea enthusiasts have created hybrids for their own enjoyment, a relatively small number of hybridizers have created most of the named hybrids. of R.kaempferi) -BETTY After teaching at Louisiana State University and Iowa State University, he went on to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and to the Agricultural Research Service as scientist and administrator, and retired in 1978 to Hendersonville NC. Over 100 of these deciduous hybrids are named, and 8 of them are registered (shown in the list with an ® after the name). They are quite hardy to cold (Zones 7-8) and most are sun tolerant. 1/16/20 • Page 3 REBLOOMING AZALEAS —HEAVY BLOOM IN SPRING , LIGHTER SECOND BLOOM LATE SUMMER TO FALL VARIETY FLOWER BLOOM HT HABIT EXPOSURE Autumn Angel Pure white, single May/Fall 3’ Compact, rounded Likes Sun -CALIFORNIA SUNSET -ALEXANDER Developed in Modesto, California using some Southern Indian and Kurume Hybrids. Encore azaleas are evergreen, low maintenance, disease resistant, and bloom for three seasons with loads of great colors to choose from. They have named 31 evergreen azalea hybrids, described on our Aromi evergreen page. -obtusum -ANNE H. -pianensis '79-088 RSF' 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. -FRILLS -INDIAN SUMMER Galle 85 p.258. Dr August E Kehr was a much-published plant researcher with sterling credentials. -HESSEL There is more Satsuki information and indexes to two Satsuki Dictionaries on our Satsuki page. Flower Shapes and Sizes. -CORAL DOGWOOD (sport of DOGWOOD) ====================== -ORCHIDIFLORA See Galle 85 p. 258 for a list of hybrids. All are hose-in-hose, and are hardy in zones 6b-9 For more information and a list of hybrids see Galle 85 p. 131-4. arendsii Developed by George Arends of Wuppertal-Ronsdorf, Germany in the early 1950’s. Russ and Velma Haag developed a long list of hybrids, as shown on our Haag Hybrid page. ----- 150 Satsuki Hybrids Vireya rhododendrons: epiphytic tender shrubs; Azaleas – group of shrubs which have smaller and thinner leaves than evergreen rhododendrons. -----SONOMA HYBRIDS Some show excellent fall and winter color. Evergreen Azaleas. This is our collection of different images and varieties we could find!. -WHITE GRANDEUR Medium-sized, to 4'-6' tall. -VIVID. -----BROOKS HYBRIDS They provide a wide variety of plant habits, sizes, colors and bloom times to meet almost every landscaping need or personal preference. -NUCCIO'S LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD (Kurume type) It should be noted that the “Amoenum” was itself probably a hybrid related to R. kiusianum according to Dr. August Kehr, JARS 43n2 – An In-Depth Look At Evergreen Azaleas Hybridization of the Amoenum began by 1860 and many of these old hybrids exist, but without much detail as to the hybridizer. -RAIN FIRE -----AUGUST KEHR HYBRIDS -STARLIGHT ... Encore Azaleas require very little pruning to retain good form and do not need "dead-heading." Some of the red or orange types may fade in too much sun. -SONOMA SUNSET. More information about Augie and a memorial garden planted in his honor in Flat Rock, NC is shown at the www.pbase.com/kehr website. -AUTUMN JOY ----- 80 Kurume Hybrids Part of the Rhododendron genus, azaleas are flowering shrubs that generally bloom in the spring, although a number of varieties flower all the way through the fall. -LOUISE GABLE -simsii 'VARIEGATED' In early June, festivals and exhibitions take place in parts of Japan to celebrate the Satsuki. Developed in the late 1970's in Virginia for greenhouse-forcing and container culture, this group is hardy in Zones 8-9. -macrogemmum '77-642 RSF' (may be a var. They are late bloomers, usually late May into June. -CAPTIAN BLOOD From Pasadena, California, this group was introduced in the 1930's. -----RUTHERFORD HYBRIDS Other accounts of the Aromi’s hybridizing programs are in the September 1999 issue (21:3) of The Azalean, and the Winter 2002 issue (56:1) of the Journal ARS. -CAROLINE GABLE -SEPTEMBER SONG -----LOBLOLLY BAY HYBRIDS -FIELDER'S WHITE -CABARET -SONOMA DWARF 'ROSE REDWOOD' -----BELTSVILLE (YERKES-PRYOR) HYBRIDS Most of the names are links to their images. -(MRS.)G.G.GERBING -GARDEN STATE GLOW Six were later selected as the best for hardy, greenhouse-forcing azaleas. Their small leaves and their purple-red tones in winter are considered essential elements to the Satsuki group. The purpose of the Society is to encourage interest in and to disseminate knowledge about rhododendrons and azaleas. They may be sheared to resemble rocks and many are used for Bonsai work. -RHONDA STITELER. -PRIDE OF MOBILE -SUSANNAH HILL This page introduces a few hybrid groups, with links to more details on the cultivars. Satsuki azaleas are an evergreen that have been grown in Japan for hundreds of years. -GAY PAREE Please go to our Encore page for a list of available hybrids and their colors. Since the mid 1930's, an extensive breeding program has produced a wide range of evergreen azaleas. A genealogical study of the 503 varieties and species grown at Sonoma Horticultural Nursery. -linearifolium (should be a var. Developed by George Arends of Wuppertal-Ronsdorf, Germany ca.1950 from a seedling that is very similar to R. kiusianum, but is more compact and has brighter flower color. This breeding program began in 1965 at North Carolina State University. -ROSE QUEEN 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. Dwarf Size. The first ones were not hardy and were used for greenhouse and indoor decoration, and are know as Indian or Belgian Indian Hybrids. -HOT SHOT VARIEGATED -TINA. -SHAM'S FLAME -DAWN Over 100 of these deciduous hybrids are named, and 8 of them are registered (shown in the list with an ® after the name). -serpyllifolium (3 varieties), ----- 202 Hybrids listed here by group Unfortunately, English names (not translations) were substituted for the Japanese ones, wiping out all records of the original names. Early bloomers are usually more upright and vigorous, while later bloomers are more compact and spreading. -MARITIME (MARTINE) (R.racemosum x Kurume Hybrid) Over 70,000 seedlings were started, with 440 clones introduced in the 1940's. -NUCCIO'S PINK BUBBLES (BI type) Medium-sized shrubs, 4'-6' high, spreading, compact, and floriferous. -MRS. GARNET KYMPTON The 'HEXE' cross was also done in Austria at the same time, where it was used extensively as a stock plant to graft Indidan Azaleas. Satsukis were first introduced to the Western world in the early 1900's with major introductions coming in the late 1930's. R.y.var.poukhanense was used as part of the seed parent. -NUCCIO'S DEW DROP They bloom from mid May through June and produce flowers that can be from 1 to 5 inches in diameter. 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). -GLENCORA eriocarpum) aichele C.F. Evergreen azaleas offer year-round appeal. -----LINWOOD HYBRIDS The name "Indian" was derived from a misidentification … -NUCCIO'S HIGH SIERRA (Kurume type) -SNOWDROP -SONOMA DWARF 'PINK' -----McDONALD HYBRIDS -CORAL WINGS -BLUE DANUBE -FIRST SNOW -ELIZABETH GABLE -HERSHEY'S RED, -----SANDER HYBRIDS Seven Star a North Tisbury Hybrid) Hybrids are crosses between other species or hybrids. -ORANGE CHIMES -ALASKA 503 Evergreen Azaleas. There are evergreen varieties native to North America, such as plumleaf azalea (Rhododendron prunifolium), but most evergreen azaleas are Asian, native to … -STEWARTSTONIAN. -DUC de ROHAN Since it takes many years and a lot of work to make the crosses, grow the seedlings, and evaluate the results, fewer yet have created large numbers of named hybrids. -----CARLA HYBRIDS aka: N.C.S.U. Full range of colors from pink, red, purple and white, with some striped or flecked flowers. -SONOMA DWARF 'VERMILLION' -----CHISOLM-MERRITT HYBRIDS This group was started in the 1950 in New Jersey with greenhouse-forcing azaleas in mind. See Galle85 p. 183 or IRRC 04. amoena The Amoena hybrids are derived from the “Amoenum” azalea introduced from Shanghai ca. The Sonoma Dwarf series was developed from Satsuki seed sent from Japan and were introduced in 1974 by color. 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'. They are evergreen with small, clustered flowers. Col. Vines (“Pete”) feels the Huang hybrids may be the most important hybrid groups of evergreen azaleas in existence, in terms of the diverse bloom size and type, foliage and plant habit within the group. -----HERSHEY HYBRIDS 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. Al… -----GLENN DALE HYBRIDS -HEXE Begun in 1970 in Lawrenceville, Georgia, this group has large flowers that bloom late-mid-season. Descriptions from his 1990 catalog for the named hybrids are reproduced on our Holly Springs (named) page, and descriptions for the numbered hybrids which he had selected but not yet named are reproduced on our Holly Springs (numbered) page. Aichele, F.J. Aichele Sr. and his son James began breeding azaleas in 1948 at Carolina Flora Nursery in Mt. -PEARL BRADFORD SPORT (sport of PEARL BRADFORD) Here, it was extensively hybridized, reaching a peak in the late 1920's. -MARIA DERBY These are the parents of the hybrid groups below. -FEDORA -SPRING FEVER Hardy in Zone 8. Azaleas growing in the garden. -RUBY NUGGET -ROSA BELTON One of the most beloved landscape plants, Azaleas are actually a form of Rhododendron. This group comes from Altadena, California. -RED BARON -----GABLE HYBRIDS 18”-24” high. -WHITE MOON. -DOROTHY CLARK Hardy in Zones 8-10. Stunt Nematode – These azalea pests attack the feeder roots and cause azalea plants to become stunted and yellow. Developed in the 1920's in New Jersey as greenhouse forcing azaleas. List of Dwarf Azaleas Satsuki Azaleas. They bloom early to midseason, and are medium to tall, compact plants. -SHIRO CHAN VARIEGATED This cross was made by Bob Schwindt, the seed were planted by Dad and Tom III made the evaluations and named them per Mr. Schwindt’s request. -nakaharai X 'DEEP SALMON' Evergreen azaleas are dense, usually shapely plants; heading back the occasional wayward branch restores symmetry. -ROSE GREELEY From Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts, beginning in the 1960's, this group was created from seed and cuttings sent from Japan. -TEMPERANCE. A complete list of the Glenn Dale azaleas is shown on our Glenn Dale page. The goal was to produce greenhouse-forcing azaleas with mostly double flowers that opened simultaneously. -SINGING FOUNTAIN The Robin Hill evergreen azalea hybrid group developed by Robert Gartrell is thoroughly and beautifully documented at the www.donaldhyatt.com/RobinHills/ website. Encore Azaleas are a relatively new group of evergreen bushes that bloom twice every year…once in the spring and once in the summer to late fall. -HARDIJZER'S BEAUTY (R.racemosum x Kurume Hybrid) -OPAL Dwarf Holly (Ilex) – Thorny Small Evergreen Shrub. -MAY QUEEN ----- 13 species & their forms He named this seedling ‘Multiflora’ and supposedly crossed it with R. mucronatum, or perhaps some of the Arendsii Hybrids. -LATE LOVE Hardy in Zones 6-9. Hardy in Zones 8-9. Evergreen azaleas are more correctly "persistent-leaved" azaleas. 1850—which is a Japanese rather than a Chinese azalea. -sataense Choose from 31 multiseason blooming azalea varieties that love sun or part shade. -VARIEGATED DOGWOOD. By carefully selecting plants, you can have azaleas blooming at least eight months of the year. -OTHELLO. The named cultivars of this group are dwarf, profusely-flowering plants with a larger color range than what was previously available in the Kiusianum Hybrids. These were produced by the U.S.D.A. The Holly Springs evergreen azalea hybrids were created by Col. Ronald C. Vines (Ret.) This group is also disease-resistant and cold hardy. Most of them are difficult to propagate and grow, but do well once they are planted in semi-shade with good drainage. -CHRISTIE -ROSEBUD -POCONO PINK The hybrids created by one hybridizer are termed a hybrid group. R.kaempferi, from the mountains of Japan, was first introduced by the Arnold Arboretum in 1892. -----SHAMMERELLO HYBRIDS -HINO WHITE -HERSHEY'S ORANGE Affected leaves may also curl up and drop. These smaller varieties are perfect for containers, shrub … Below is a list with the colors, etc. -----ROBIN HILL HYBRIDS -LITTLE JOHN -PURITY -PRIDE OF LAWRENCEVILLE Related groups include: -----AICHELE HYBRIDS 2020 evergreen azalea list Sky Nursery • 18528 Aurora Avenue North, Shoreline, WA 98133 skynursery.com (206)-546-4851 • Rev. Encore Azalea ‘Autumn Twist’* Zone: 6 – 9 Size: 3′ to 5′ wide and high. -NUCCIO'S MT. From Canby, Oregon, this group was started in 1960 to develop compact plants for moist, temperate climates. -RIPPLES Hybrids will not grow true from seed and may be faithfully reproduced only from cuttings, which are clones of the mother plant. -ELSA -CAN-CAN Hybridized using ‘Mucronatum” x kaempferi. From Ohio, this group bears some similarity to the Gable Hybrids. Noted for its lavender-blue spring flowers, Rhododendron 'Blue Tit Magor' is a compact, mounding, dense, evergreen shrub producing incredibly eye-catching flower clusters. -NUCCIO'S LITTLE GEM (Kurume type) We had always loved the Exbury Azaleas but they can’t take the heat of the deep south. -PEQUENO Developed around 1885 in Massachusetts from some of the first evergreen azaleas to be introduced to the U.S. Performs well in containers., borders, foundation plantings and woodland gardens. Introduced around 1947 from Maryland. James Harris' 'Georgia Giant', a large five-lobed single form. Looking to produce compact, hardy evergreen azaleas for use in landscaping and containers, this group was started in the late 1940's in Ohio. See Matt Nosal’s paper in QBARS – v33n3 Dwarf Azaleas from Germany, Plants are very hardy, tested to 0°F, have small hairy leaves and low mounding habit. Blooming ranges from early to mid-late season. 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. -MIMI All evergreen azaleas we carry are classified into the Rhododendron subseries obtusum. -KYUSEI The deciduous azalea hybrids are described on our Aromi deciduous page. The Best Re-Blooming Bushes – Encore Azaleas. They are hardy to -10oF in Zones 6-9. -----KERRIGAN HYBRIDS Holly, South Carolina Over 10,000 seedlings were grown: six were selected as the best for hardy, greenhouse-forcing azaleas. Little is known about the Huang evergreen azalea hybrids created by Mr. Huang because his work was done in China before their Cultural Revolution. macrantha) -macrogemmum '77-642 RSF' (may be a var. By 1953, breeding was focusing more on plant habit and form, as well as cold tolerance. -----GREENWOOD HYBRIDS -NUCCIO'S WILD CHERRY (Satsuki type). Prune deciduous azaleas … Removal of affected plants may be necessary. Hose-in-hose (the sepals form a second set of petals behind the regular petals) Semi-double types (only some of the stamens form petals). Twice as nice as other azaleas! He named and registered 454 Glenn Dale cultivars, and released 440 of them beginning in 1941, with more in 1947-1949 and the last few in 1952. Reaches 3'-4' tall with a 3'-4' spread. Borne at the tips of the upright branches, the blossoms contrast beautifully with the evergreen foliage of rounde… They are extremley hardy to cold (down to -15oF in Zone 5). Over the next decade, thousands of new types were introduced from Japan. in Springfield, Virginia just south of Washington DC. Azalea Name "A - Z" Lists Azalea Plant Search -BARBER'S PURPLE Here are a few of the azaleas we love most. -KOMACHE HINE Hardy in Zones 6-9. All are compact form, and blooms are hose-in-hose. This hybrid group was developed from a large collection of Belgian Indian hybrids in the Southeastern US around 1870. -----GIRARD HYBRIDS They grow a set of spring leaves which are dropped in the fall, and a set of summer leaves which persist through the winter. Thus, for example, AAY-3 is the third selection from the 26+(26*26)+25 = 727th cross. -LADY ROBIN of R.macrosepalum) Among his hybridizing goals were the development of yellow magnolias and a yellow evergreen azalea—and even such things as seedless pawpaws and heat-tolerant rhubarb! They were introduced by the G. D. Bohlje Nursery of Westerstede, Germany, during the early 1960s. -nakaharai X RUKIZON hybrid groups || overview | aichele | amoena | arendsii | aromi | aronense | back acres | bowie mill (Clagett) | dodd confederate | encore | gable | glenn dale | greenwood | haag | harris | holly springs | huang | kehr | kurume | kiusianum | linwood | north tisbury | other | robin hill | satsuki ||. -PINK DREAM eriocarpum) -yedoense var.poukhanense (syn.poukhanense) -----listed as rhododendrons: -kiusianum (20 varieties) -linearifolium (should be a var… -DEWAELES FAVORITE This large group of azaleas has a long and complex history. We grow 80 varieties as well as the following clones: -FLAME CREEPER Blooming in mid spring, each cluster (or truss) can hold up to 3-5 attractive, trumpet-shaped violet-blue flowers, whose color intensifies with age. 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). Growing dwarf hollies as security or privacy … The lobes of the flowers can be rounded and overlapping or narrow and wide spaced. -WENDY -GRANDEUR -NUCCIO'S PLUM PURTY (Kurume type) Upright habit, 3'-5' tall. HYBRIDS -FUKI Satsuki azaleas. The azaleas belong to the Ericaceae family, a group of plants that also includes mountain laurel, blueberry and the cranberry. -CAPITOLA -NANCY OF ROBIN HILL -SOUTHERN CHARM 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. The original Kaempferi Hybrids are mostly medium to tall shrubs (4' or more), with flowers 1 1/2" to 2 1/2". List of Dwarf Azaleas. Members of this series are listed on the Dodd’s Confederate Series page. Not so cold hardy (Zones 8-9). dodd confederate series The Confederate Series of Native Azaleas were selected from a cross of Rhododendron austrinum and Rhododendron x ‘Hotspur Yellow’. -PRIDE OF DORKING As documented in the Summer 2003 issue (25:2) of The Azalean, they began their hybridizing program in 1969 to develop evergreen azaleas with “large flower size, early bloom time, improved bud hardiness, compact habit, and array of flower forms, and rich colors”. Hardy in Zones 7-9. Of the the 20 known species, all are native to Eastern Asia. -oldhamii Developed in Holland starting in 1921, this is a hardy group with large flowers. -----BELTSVILLE DWARFS In 1915, at the Panama Pacific Exposition in San Francisco, Kurume Hybrids were introduced to the Western World. Over 10,000 seedlings were grown for eight years in South Carolina. Azalea Leafminers – This azalea plant pest generally “mines” between the upper and lower surfaces of leaves causing brown blisters or yellowing on the leaves. It proved hardier than the Kurume Azalea on the east coast. ), reproduced from his 1990 catalog on our Huang page. They range in height from 3 to 8 feet, and cover a wide range of colors, color variations, flower sizes, plant habits and bloom times. Azaleas have been hybridized for hundreds of years. Although these plants are evergreen a portion of the leaves will drop only to be replaced the following spring. -nakaharai X 'MEDIUM PINK' Pete numbers his hybrids such as HS-85-32-07, where 85 is the year he made the cross, 32 shows it was the 32nd cross made within that year, and 07 shows it was the 7th plant selected from that cross. Most rhododendron flowers are bell-shaped and have 10 stamens. At least 75% of the azaleas introduced in the past 30 years are inter-group hybrids, using Satsuki, Kurume, and Kaempferi Hybrids, as well as other groups. -----WADA HYBRIDS -----VUYK HYBRIDS -LILLIAN STEWART Many show R.nakaharai heritage with their low-mounding, spreading habit and cold hardiness (Down to -5oF). Kurume Series. Satsuki evergreen azaleas have been hybridized in Japan for at least 500 years. Although most people associate azaleas with spring, several bloom in summer and fall. Hardy in Zones 7-9. -TICKLED PINK. In 1971 they began hybridizing Exbury azaleas with southern native species to create heat tolerant, large flowered, fragrant deciduous azaleas. Medium-sized shrubs, 4'-6' tall. He also developed the technique of freezing pollen for later use, and is well known for his experimental work with chemically-induced polyploidy. -ROSAEFLORA (BALSAMINAEFLORA). -BESS HALLOCK of R.kaempferi) -macrosepalum 'LADY LOCKS' (also 'Linearifolium' & 'Koromo shikibu') -mucronatum & forms (should be in SI hybrids with R.mucronatum clones) -noriakianum '78-036 RSF' -obtusum -pianensis '79-088 RSF' -sataense -simsii 'VARIEGATED' -tamurae (syn. -RIA HARDIJZER (R.racemosum x Hinode Giri), -indicum (syn. Some show their BI parentage, while others are Kurume type. -macrosepalum 'LADY LOCKS' (also 'Linearifolium' & 'Koromo shikibu') Azaleas can bloom from late winter into early summer, depending on type. macrantha) -CAMPFIRE Another group developed in California, resulting in forcing azaleas that are more adaptable for landscaping. 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