Choose Your Favorite Azalea

'Pride of Mobile' Southern Indica Hybrid
Photo: Photo by: Ralph Anderson

Azaleas can bloom from late winter into early summer, depending on type. To extend the season, plant early-, mid-, and late-season bloomers. Here are a few of the azaleas we love most.

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'Formosa' Southern Indica Hybrid

'Formosa' Southern Indica Hybrid
Photo by: Ralph Anderson

Midseason bloom; 4-6 ft. tall or more; Middle, Lower, Coastal South

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'Red Ruffles' Rutherford Hybrid

'Red Ruffles' Rutherford Hybrid
Photo by: Ralph Anderson

Early-blooming; 2-4 ft. tall; needs midday shade; Lower, Coastal, Tropical South

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'George Lindley Taber' Southern Indica Hybrid

'George Lindley Taber' Southern Indica Hybrid
Photo by: Ralph Anderson

Midseason bloom; 4-6 ft. tall or more; Middle, Lower, Coastal South

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'Sherwood Red' Kurume Hybrid

'Sherwood Red' Kurume Hybrid
Photo by: Ralph Anderson

Early- to midseason bloom; 2-4 ft. tall; all but Tropical South

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'Coral Bells' Kurume Hybrid

'Coral Bells' Kurume Hybrid
Photo by: Ralph Anderson

Early- to midseason bloom; 2-4 ft. tall; all but Tropical South

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Spider Azalea

Spider Azalea
Photo by: Ralph Anderson

Early- to midseason bloom; 4-6 ft. tall; Upper, Middle, Lower, Coastal South. It’s very rare; find it at woodlanders.net.

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'Gumpo Pink' Satsuki Hybrid

'Gumpo Pink' Satsuki Hybrid
Photo by: Ralph Anderson

Late-season bloom; 1-2 ft. tall; Middle, Lower, Coastal South

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'Pride of Mobile' Southern Indica Hybrid

'Pride of Mobile' Southern Indica Hybrid
Photo by: Ralph Anderson

Midseason bloom; 4-6 ft. tall or more; Middle, Lower, Coastal South

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