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Rhododendron alabamense

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Plant types and subtypes: Trees & Shrubs, Shrubs, Deciduous

Light Requirements: part-sun, part-shade

Water Use: low, medium

Soil Moisture: moist

Soil Description: acid, average, loam, sand, gravel/rock

Bloom Time: April

Bloom Color: white, yellow

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 7, 8

Additional Tags: attracts bees, attracts butterflies, attracts hummingbirds, colonizing, poisonous, shade garden plant

Rhododendron alabamense

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Rhododendron alabamense

Also known as:

Alabama azalea


Scientific Synonyms:

Azalea alabamensis

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Endangered: FL


Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida Dicotyledons
Subclass Dilleniidae
Order Ericales
Family Ericaceae Heath family
Genus Rhododendron rhododendron
Species Rhododendron alabamense Alabama azalea