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Choosing Azaleas for the Flower Garden
Azalea Varieties for the Flower Garden

Azaleas at Biltmore Gardens

Photo © Ted Drake

This must be what heaven looks like to a bumblebee. Have you ever noticed how much they adore azalea blossoms?

In many parts of the United States, especially the Southeast, it just wouldn’t be springtime without azaleas. Recognizing the broad appeal of this perennial shrub, breeders continue to add more fragrance, cold tolerance, and color combinations to the azalea family.

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