Deciduous Azaleas

 

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Shades of Orange
Fireball
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Fireball

A Knap Hill and Exbury hybrid originally bred by Anthony Waterer at his Knap Hill Nursery and developed by Lionel De Rothschild at Exbury.
Introduced: 1951
Flower description: Deep orange-red flowers with yellow stamens. Flowers May/June.
Height & habit: 1.2-1.5m/4-5 ft approx. in 10 years. Fireball has copper-red young foliage followed by good autumn colour.
Uses: The bold flowers bring a splash of colour to the garden in spring and in autumn the foliage takes on rich orange/yellow hues adding further interest.

Gibraltar
RHS Award
Gibraltar

A Knap Hill and Exbury hybrid originally bred by Anthony Waterer at his Knap Hill Nursery and developed by Lionel de Rothschild at Exbury.
Introduced: 1947
Flower Description: Dark red buds open to large bright orange flowers with a warm yellow flash. Flowers May/June.
Height & habit: 1.2-1.5m / 4-5ft in approx. 10 years. Gibraltar has an upright habit and good autumn colour.
Uses: The bold flowers bring a splash of colour to a border in spring and in autumn the foliage takes on rich orange/yellow hues adding further interest.

Glowing Embers
Glowing Embers

A Knap Hill and Exbury hybrid originally bred by Anthony Waterer at his Knap Hill Nursery and developed by Lionel de Rothschild at Exbury.
Introduced: 1952 by Waterers
Flower description: Glowing orange-red flowers with an orange flare. Flowers May/June.
Height & habit: 1.2-1.5m/4-5 ft approx. in 10 years. Glowing Embers has a rounded habit and good autumn colour.
Uses: The bold flowers bring a splash of colour to the garden in spring and in autumn the foliage takes on rich orange/yellow hues adding further interest.

   
Azalea Klondyke 'Klondyke' 

Parentage: unknown
Introduced: 1947 by E de Rothschild
Flower description: Large vivid orange yellow in bud opening to a strong orange flower. Flowers in May/June.
Height & habit: 3 x 4 m approx. in 10 years. Klondyke is a large shrub
Uses: The bold flowers bring a splash of colour to beds and borders in spring.

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Azalea Luteum

 RHS Award

luteum syn. pontica

A fast growing deciduous Azalea with good autumn leaf colour with vivid bonfire shades.
Introduced: originally from Turkey
Flower description: scented orange yellow flowers rfom May/June
Height and habit:  rounded habit - up to 150cm
Uses: bold flowers and colourful leaves provide interest from spring to autumn

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