Coral Bells Azalea

Coral Bells Azalea

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Rhododendron Kurume 'Coral Bells'

Native to the island of Kyushu, Japan, Kurume's are a cold-hardy azalea that made their way to the U.S. in the early 20th century (1917). The Kurume hybrids have multiplied since and now consist of several hundred varieties. The Coral Bells is known for its fresh pink, bell shaped flowers and beautiful burgundy Fall foliage. The recommended fertilizer for azaleas is the slow release Osmocote. 

 Deer may browse.                    

Photo courtesy of our friends at the Alabama Cooperative Extension System. 

Ornamental Characteristics
Category Flowering Shrub
Foliage Type Evergreen
Height 4' - 6'
Spread 4' - 6'
Shape Upright/Spreading
Primary Foliage Color Gray-green
Seasonal Foliage Color Green to burgundy in the Fall
Flowering Season Spring
Flower Color Pink
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Moderate
Sun Preferences Part sun and part shade
Water Preferences Average; Ensure planting area provides adequate drainage.
Cold Hardiness Zone 6 - 9