Rhododendron Calendulaceum, commonly known as flame azalea, is an upright, loosely branched deciduous shrub that matures to 4-8' tall and wide. Funnel-shaped, usually non-fragrant flowers (2” diameter) bloom in loose trusses (5-10 flowers per truss) in May-June. Flowers have exerted (protruding) showy stamens. Medium green leaves (1-3” long) are elliptic to obovate with yellow-red fall color.
Height: 4- 8'
Spread: 4 - 8'
Spacing: 4 - 8'
Exposure: Part Sun (4 to 6 Hours) or Full Sun (6+ Hours)
Blooms: Late Spring to Summer