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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
8A 8B 9A
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Orange Azalea, Florida Azalea
|Size:||3-10 ft tall by 3-8 ft wide|
|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Phenology:||Deciduous. Blooms spring. Life span likely less than 50 years (Nelson 2003).|
|Habitats:||Slope forest, upland mixed forest, upland hardwood forest, bottomland forest. Rare.|
|Recommended Uses:||Specimen plant. Can form large patches if allowed to do so.|
always floodedextremely dry
|Moisture Tolerance:||Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Not wet but not extremely dry|
|Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:||Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.|
|Salt Spray Tolerance:||Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray|
Attracts pollinators, especially bees.