Conversation Piece Azalea – Ornamental Plant of the Week for September 23, 2013

Richard C. Bogren, Owings, Allen D.

Conversation Piece azalea

The Conversation Piece azalea belongs to the Robin Hill group. This group of azaleas is known for multi-season blooming and large flowers on hardy plants.

Flower size on Conversation Piece can be nearly 4 inches across. A unique feature of Conversation Piece is that flowers of different colors appear on the same plant. Flower colors range from dark pink to nearly white to variegated pink and white with darker pink center blotches on the same plant. Flowering occurs in fall and again in spring.

Plants grow 3 feet to 5 feet tall by 3 feet to 5 feet wide. Use this low-growing, mounding evergreen shrub as a color accent or in a foundation planting in partly shaded areas.

Allen Owings
Rick Bogren

9/21/2013 12:42:17 AM
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