Azalea 'Sherwood Orchid'
Size: see below
Growth Habit: 2-3 feet high x 3-4 feet wide
USDA Zone: 6b-9
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: evenly moist, well drained acidic soils
Parentage: ('Hinode Giri' x 'Kurume')
Hybrid Group: Kurume
Comments: 2 inch vivid magenta with rose undertones and a red-orange flair open in May. This azalea has been in production for 70 years. Quite a feat when so many gardeners want only the latest plant for their landscapes.