Azalea 'Shinnyo no Hikari'
Size: 12-15 inch
Growth Habit: low spreading maturing
USDA Zone: 6b
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: evenly moist, well drained acidic soils
Parentage: (sport of 'Shinnyo no Tsuki')
Hybrid Group: Satsuki
Comments: Large, 2.5 to 3-inch flowers are white with flakes, stripes, margins and sectors of bright purple-pink. Pink selfs also occur on the rounded, overlapping lobes. In the off-season one can still be treated to the variegated foliage with yellow dots and splashes on the narrow, pointed leaves.