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Azalea indica ( Rhododendron )

Category: Decorative flowering

14 Jul : 13:38

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It's amazing for decorative and duration of flowering bushy plant. Blooms in summer and winter.
For several centuries, attempts were made to be carried from her homeland - the island of Java, but could not withstand the new conditions of life in Europe. Only in 1808 Uelbank captain brings a rich flowering shrub of India and submit it in a botanical garden not far from London. Thereof, through selection and hybridization with different types of rhododendron in different countries, came countless number of azalea.
Hybrid varieties are grown for their beautiful flowers which are bell shaped and situated on top of the branches. They can be simple or decoration and are dyed in a variety of soft tones. More common varieties are:
Pax - early blooming with white flowers
Niobe - late blooming with white flowers
Madame Mestagh - early blooming with pink flowers
Hollandia - average earlier flowering with large pink flowers
Vervaeneana rubra - average earlier flowering with large red flowers
There is also a dark purple and mottled colors.
Flowering rhododendron continue to infect our imagination every year. The garden scene these wonderful shrubs perform two roles - to their magnificent colors decorate the courtyard at the beginning, then dark green leaves form the background of the flowers that export performance during the summer and autumn. If you can answer all the requirements of rhododendron, many years to enjoy its magnificent blooms.

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