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Campus Gardens

Rhododendron mucronulatum
Cornell pink azalea
Family: Ericaceae

A deciduous azalea grows medium in size approximately 6-8ft tall with a spread of 3ft wide. Leaves grow spear shaped 1 to 2 inches long, alternate in pattern and are dark green in color. Flowers are vibrant bright pink in color having a funnel shape. Flowers are produced very early in the growing season beginning in mid April. In the fall, leaves appear yellow, and crimson red in color. Cornell pink grows best in full to partial sun and in moist well-drained acidic soil. Zones: 5-8

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