This week’s shrub is a very early bloomer. In fact if you’re in the southern part of the state they should be waking up this week. This week’s shrub is…
Azalea canadense ‘Rhodora’
Azalea canadense ‘Rhodora’ is a deciduous azalea that blooms very early in the spring. It’s bright purple flowers are usually showing as the tulips and daffodils are poking up. It’s flowers show up before the leaves do.
It’s a zone 2 plant that likes full/partial sun so it will do fine with 3 plus hours of sun a day.
Azalea canadense ‘Rhodora’ is a vase shaped plant that grows to 3-4’ high by 3-4’ in width.