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Plant Details

Rhododendron calendulaceum

Flame Azalea

Scientific Name:

Rhododendron calendulaceum

Common Name:

Flame Azalea

Plant Family

Ericaceae (Heath Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Shrub

Size in Feet:

4 - 10

Light:

Part-Sun, Shade

Soil Moisture:

Mesic / Sub-xeric(*)

Habitat Description:

Deciduous forests, particularly on mountain slopes, grassy balds. Common in NC Mountains, rare in Piedmont.

State Rank:

No NC Rank Listed (*)

Global Rank:

No Global Rank listed (*)

State Status:

No NC Status Listed (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

Notes:

Attracts bees and hummingbirds.

Blooms

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© MB Baumeister

Blooming Plants

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© MB Baumeister

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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