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botanical name:
Rhododendron 'Hinomayo'
Rhododendron 'Hinomayo' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Japanese azalea
synonyms:  Rhododendron 'Hino-mayo'
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 1.50m
width: 1.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
Dwarf evergreen azalea. dense, twiggy habit with small leaves. Masses of small bright pink flowers in spring.

Moist, well drained humus rich acid soil

other notes:
Kurume hybrid azalea, introduced from the Emperor's Garden in Tokyo, Japan by C.B. van Nes & Sons about 1910.
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