-MON AMOUR 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. Because of their late blooming habit, it is best to give them some protection from the hot, mid-day sun. Once thought to be derived soley from R.kiusianum found on Mt. See Galle 85 p. 258 for a list of hybrids. -GLENCORA -ROSE QUEEN He also developed the technique of freezing pollen for later use, and is well known for his experimental work with chemically-induced polyploidy. -DOLLY PARTON -MRS. GARNET KYMPTON Unfortunately, English names (not translations) were substituted for the Japanese ones, wiping out all records of the original names. -----VUYK HYBRIDS -TINA. They have named 31 evergreen azalea hybrids, described on our Aromi evergreen page. Developed from R.simsii and possibly R.indicum in Belgium for greenhouse-forcing in the mid 1800's. -MRS. MARKS Hardy in Zone 8. This breeding program began in 1965 at North Carolina State University. They may be sheared to resemble rocks and many are used for Bonsai work. The hybrids created by one hybridizer are termed a hybrid group. Stunt Nematode – These azalea pests attack the feeder roots and cause azalea plants to become stunted and yellow. Satsuki evergreen azaleas have been hybridized in Japan for at least 500 years. Developed around 1885 in Massachusetts from some of the first evergreen azaleas to be introduced to the U.S. -CAPTIAN BLOOD of R.kaempferi) -CAMPFIRE Hardy in Zones 6-9. 1850—which is a Japanese rather than a Chinese azalea. eriocarpum) -yedoense var.poukhanense (syn.poukhanense) -----listed as rhododendrons: -kiusianum (20 varieties) -linearifolium (should be a var… -SPRING FEVER 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. -NANCY MARIE -ELIZABETH GABLE -----WADA HYBRIDS The purpose of the Society is to encourage interest in and to disseminate knowledge about rhododendrons and azaleas. From Pasadena, California, this group was introduced in the 1930's. There are evergreen varieties native to North America, such as plumleaf azalea (Rhododendron prunifolium), but most evergreen azaleas are Asian, native to … Some of the red or orange types may fade in too much sun. From Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts, beginning in the 1960's, this group was created from seed and cuttings sent from Japan. Japanese books may describe 12 or more color patterns. Hardy in Zones 6-9. To keep bushes compact, tip-pinch frequently, starting after flowering ends and continuing until mid-June. 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. -GARDEN STATE WHITE -BETTY -AUDREY BARBER From Yokohamashi, Japan, this group is closely related to the Satsuki group. -----KERRIGAN HYBRIDS -----SONOMA HYBRIDS ), reproduced from his 1990 catalog on our Huang page. Another group developed in California, resulting in forcing azaleas that are more adaptable for landscaping. Little is known about the Huang evergreen azalea hybrids created by Mr. Huang because his work was done in China before their Cultural Revolution. Azaleas can bloom from late winter into early summer, depending on type. -VARIEGATED DOGWOOD. Borne at the tips of the upright branches, the blossoms contrast beautifully with the evergreen foliage of rounde… Hardy parents included Kurume and Kaempferi Hybrids plus some Indian Hybirds. List of Dwarf Azaleas. While many azalea enthusiasts have created hybrids for their own enjoyment, a relatively small number of hybridizers have created most of the named hybrids. -DUC de ROHAN -nakaharai X RUKIZON Developed in Pennsylvania, this group was first exhibited at the Philadelphia Flower Show in 1931. Of the the 20 known species, all are native to Eastern Asia. Vireya rhododendrons: epiphytic tender shrubs; Azaleas – group of shrubs which have smaller and thinner leaves than evergreen rhododendrons. Removal of affected plants may be necessary. -----CARLA HYBRIDS aka: N.C.S.U. Few plants can rival the spectacular floral displays of azaleas. -SONOMA DWARF 'PINK PICOTEE' -PULGARCITO 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. macrantha) -NUCCIO'S HIGH SIERRA (Kurume type) These smaller varieties are perfect for containers, shrub … -PINKETTE aichele C.F. B. Y. Morrison, Director of the U.S. National Arboretum, began an ambitious hybridizing program in 1935, with the goal of developing azaleas with large blooms, cold hardy in the Washington DC area, and extending the blooming season from mid-May to mid-June. They are late bloomers, usually late May into June. One source of information is the documented observations of Col. Ronald C. Vines (Ret. -CORAL WINGS 503 Evergreen Azaleas. -POLYPETALUM 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. Hardy in Zones 7-9. -PURPLE SPLENDOR 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. 'Northern Hi-Lights' (Rhododendron 'Northern Hi-Lights') ‘Northern Hi-Lights’ features showy, fragrant … -ALEXANDER -CONVERSATION PIECE -linearifolium (should be a var. -noriakianum '78-036 RSF' 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. -ROBIN HILL GILLIE -RUTH MARION They are quite hardy to cold (Zones 7-8) and most are sun tolerant. Some show excellent fall and winter color. -CAPITOLA Medium-sized, to 4'-6' tall. Russ and Velma Haag developed a long list of hybrids, as shown on our Haag Hybrid page. -DAWN Galle 85 p.258. -----LOBLOLLY BAY HYBRIDS 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). Begun in 1970 in Lawrenceville, Georgia, this group has large flowers that bloom late-mid-season. -----MOSSHOLDER-BRISTOW HYBRIDS aka: GOLD CUP AZALEAS -PEARL BRADFORD SPORT (sport of PEARL BRADFORD) -NANCY OF ROBIN HILL -BARBER'S ORANGE -RIA HARDIJZER (R.racemosum x Hinode Giri), -indicum (syn. -ROSEBUD -ROSE GREELEY Over 10,000 different cultivars, or cultivated varieties, have been registered or named, although far fewer are being propagated and sold. eriocarpum) -WHITE MOON. Evergreen azaleas are more correctly "persistent-leaved" 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. -----McDONALD HYBRIDS 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. -----LINWOOD HYBRIDS It proved hardier than the Kurume Azalea on the east coast. Satsuki azaleas. 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”. Here is a list of evergreen azalea shrubs: Rhododendron ‘April Rose’ —The plant Produces purple-red flowers up to 2” (5 cm) wide. -(MRS.)G.G.GERBING The Holly Springs evergreen azalea hybrids were created by Col. Ronald C. Vines (Ret.) -BRILLIANT (BRILLIANTINA) Good cold hardiness (Zones 7-9). Affected leaves may also curl up and drop. Hardy in Zones 8-10. -BLUE DANUBE Azalea Leafminers – This azalea plant pest generally “mines” between the upper and lower surfaces of leaves causing brown blisters or yellowing on the leaves. 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. Feb 22, 2018 - Azaleas & Rhododendron are flowering shrubs with beautiful colors of blooms. The original Kaempferi Hybrids are mostly medium to tall shrubs (4' or more), with flowers 1 1/2" to 2 1/2". -HERSHEY'S RED, -----SANDER HYBRIDS -ACHIEVEMENT Evergreen Azaleas. -HARDY GARDENIA We grow 80 varieties as well as the following clones: -FLAME CREEPER -NUCCIO'S PLUM PURTY (Kurume type) 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. Satsuki azaleas are an evergreen that have been grown in Japan for hundreds of years. The azaleas belong to the Ericaceae family, a group of plants that also includes mountain laurel, blueberry and the cranberry. One of the most beloved landscape plants, Azaleas are actually a form of Rhododendron. -obtusum -ANNE H. -SAIKAN -pianensis '79-088 RSF' The American equivalent of BI Hybrids. Early to late spring brings a profusion of flowers in an array of colors. They may loose some leaves in very cold weather. -NUCCIO'S CARNIVAL QUEEN (BI type) They can also be flat of frilled. ----- 13 species & their forms Introduced around 1947 from Maryland. Their vivid colors, profusion of flowers, and adaptability to a wide range of soils and climates make them one of the most popular flowering shrubs in Georgia. Those species used in breeding include R.indicum, R.simsii, and R.y.var.poukhanense, as well as the Satsuki, Kaempferi, Kurume, and Southern Indian Hybrids. Dr August E Kehr was a much-published plant researcher with sterling credentials. The world's best-selling reblooming azalea, Encore Azaleas bloom in spring, summer and fall. -SOUTHERN CHARM Developed in Holland starting in 1921, this is a hardy group with large flowers. They are a true multi-season blooming hybrid group which has become widely available due to their bloom, size, and hardiness. The deciduous azalea hybrids are described on our Aromi deciduous page. 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