Can anyone identify this azalea?

babycodyAugust 8, 2013

I am Googled out. I have tried several varying searches without luck. I appreciate any help you can give me.

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rhodyman(SE PA, USDA Z6)

A closeup would help. Is it double? Does it look like this?

This is rosebud azalea a fairly unique Gable evergreen Azalea. It is a favorite, due to its double pink flowers that resemble rose buds. Blooms mid-season. Slow growth to 3 ft x 3 ft.

There is a relatively new version, Bloom-A-Thon Pink Double. It is a trademarked plant that look like:

The large double pink flowers begin in April lasting 4-6 weeks, and then reappear in July, but it doesn't stop there, Bloom-A-Thonî Pink Double will continue to give you color for an additional 12-16 weeks or until a hard frost.

    Bookmark   August 12, 2013 at 5:43PM
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Sorry, the best I can do is a higher resolution photo. I did not take this photograph. I just have a case of plant lust.

    Bookmark   August 12, 2013 at 6:52PM
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botann(z8 SEof Seattle)

Her's one of my Rosebuds.
It's been in my garden for at least 25 years.

    Bookmark   September 2, 2013 at 11:21PM
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