Catalog of Azaleas and Rhododendrons being grown at Azalea House Flowering Shrub Farm by andyvancleve. Clicking on the underlined blue link should take you to a collection of pictures and information about that crop of plants. Reload this page in case your computer has it cached. Explanation of page layout
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Crop 075 Pictures of our crop of 'PINXTERBLOOM' Azalea Species Azalea (Rhododendron periclymanoides or Rhododendron nudiflorum) Native of northeastern US, 6 feet by 6 feet, pink flowers in spring, deciduous, often found in a fairly dry soil and open hardwood forests. Zones 4 thru 8. Pinxterbloom Azalea crop are planted three seedlings per pot, then sold for $30 each 7 gallon pot whatever size they are (growingcrop075.jpg). Planted pot-in-pot, Faferd potting mix with between 60% and 80% well rotted pine bark, fertilized in spring with Espoma Holly Tone, watered with Rain water, growing in the shade of deciduous trees. Not forced to grow faster by overfertilizing which burns their leaves. Can't be sent mail order
Crop 111 SWAMP AZALEA or Rhododendron viscosum Zones 4 thru 8, deciduous Azalea that flowers in spring.
Crop 150 Flame Azalea or Rhododendron calendulaceum zone5, can grow as large as 12 feet but in our climate is usually around 5 feet, yellow, orange or red flowers, propagate with root cuttings late winter through may. Rhododendron calendulaceum
Crop 093 ROSEBAY RHODODENDRON or Rhododendron maximum, zone 4, 6'x6', flowers around July 4 in Voorheesville, NY. Native of northeastern US and Canada, blooms locally in late june to july, pink or white flowers, 6 feet tall and wide, hardy to zone 4,
RHODORA or RHODODENDRON CANADENSE zone 3 to 6, Spring bloom with color ranges between white to pinkish purple, 3 feet tall but able to spread long distances by underground stolons.
PINKSHELL AZALEA or RHODODENDRON VASEYI, zone 4 to 7, Late May bloom with color ranging from pink with reddish speckled throat to white with green speckling, sometimes low and at other times tall to around 10 feet. In fall the foliage will turn yellow or red sometimes. Its usually found in open hardwood forest and somewhat dryish soil.
Piedmont Azalea or Rhododendron canescens
Coastal Azalea or Rhododendron atlanticum
Roseshell Azalea or Rhododendron prinophyllum
'Magic Pink' Azalea (periclymenoides x calendulaceum)
'Keowee Sunset' (calendulaceum x periclymenoides)
Sweet Azalea or Rhododendron arborescens
Plumleaf Azalea or Rhododendron prunifolium
An article by me on Rhododendron care, planting and maintenence is available.
Propagation of American Azalea by root cutting
roots from pencil sized to 3/4 of an inch
ground pine bark, peat and perlite
1/2 inch of cutting above soil line
in pot, in white plastic bag (stake in bag to keep bag from deflating) Leave some water in bottom to be wicked up.
American Azaleas by L. Clarence Towe, published by Timber Press
"Henning's rhododendron and azalea pages feature descriptions, cultural, and trouble shooting pages as well as companion plants." The link is: http://home.earthlink.net/~rhodyman/rhody.html
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