Azalea 'Sun Star'
Size: 9-12 inch
Growth Habit: 2-3 feet high and wide in 10 years
USDA Zone: 6-9
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: moist, well-drained soils
Parentage: Kurume hybrid
Comments: This hybrid has been one of my favorites for many years. Originally received it in the late 70's mixed in with 'Hino Crimson' and 'Hinode-Giri' cuttings. Small, one-inch flowers appear in April and are purple-red with pointed lobes.