Azalea 'Koromo Shikibu'
Size: 15-18 inch
USDA Zone: 5b-9
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: moist, well-drained soils
Parentage: R. macrosepalum hybrid
Comments: Long narrow leaves are covered in spring with unusual petals 1/2 inch wide and 1 1/2 inches long. The strap-like flowers are light purple-pink with dark tips. May be semi-deciduous in colder winters. When in bloom draws a lot of attention.