Using their profusion of colorful blooms, azaleas (Rhododendron spp.) a favored with many home gardeners. These shrubs come in all styles and sizes, from tiny plants to big bushes. While the others shed their leaves, some are evergreen. Many can withstand cold temperatures. Bloom time — early in the spring, early summer, and summer usually groups azaleas. By planting early-blooming azaleas, welcome the introduction of warmer climate.

Coral Bells Azalea

This early-blooming azalea functions vibrant pink flowers set against green leaves that are light. Coral Bells is about the tiny side, growing to width and a height of about 4 feet. This selection grows best in partial sunlight as well as in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant-hardiness zones 6 to 9.

Alaska Azalea

This plant gets its name from its snowy-white blooms, which may appear as early as late-winter in warmer climates. The plant is a great selection for containers and grows to an average peak and width of 5 feet. It thrives in sunlight as well as in USDA zones 9 to 11.

Autumn Moon Azalea

This dwarf selection characteristics white, pink and delicate flowers and tiny leaves. A slow-growing plant, it reaches width and a height of approximately 3-feet, making it an outstanding option for containers or for city gardeners. Autumn Moon grows best in full to partial sunlight as well as in USDA zones 7 to 9.

Cheerful Large Azalea

This selection is a great selection for home gardeners who like shrubs that are yellow however don’t stay in cool places that are enough to develop forsythias. Just like forsythias, Cheerful Giant characteristics huge clusters for bright-yellow, spring- flowers. It thrives best in USDA zones 5 to 9 and will grow to 6 feet tall and 4 feet wide in partial to full sunlight.

Girard’s Hot Shot Azalea

Hybrids are famous because of their blooming, which variety is not any exception. Hot Shot functions masses of flowers that bloom in the spring, since the the plant using a carpet of scarlet. An additional bonus is the orange fall foliage of the shrub. A grower, it’s going to reach an average height of 3 feet, with the average width of 4 toes. This plant grows best-in filtered sunlight as well as in USDA zones 6 to 9.