Pink Azalea, Pinkster
Long-lived polycarpic perennial
Native to the Finger Lakes Region, Southern Quebec to NH, South to VA, West to IL and MO
Source of plant
Fred Galle, Norman Pellett, Bluestone Perennials
Deciduous, 2' to 8', rarely 15' tall much-branched shrub with numerous spreading branches; spread iscomparable to height. Foliage is bright green in summer, green to bronze in fall. Flowers are brightpink with clove-like scent, borne in clusters of 5 to 9, with or before the leaves in May. Marked toleranceto high ph.
USDA Hardiness Zone