To Site Menu | To Footer and UMD Index | To Main Content | Text-Only
University of Massachusetts DartmouthUMD IndexAsk UMDUMD Personnel DirectoryCOIN - Corsair Online INformation
Nav links: To Header | To Footer and UMD Index

Nav links: To Header | To Footer and UMD Index

Campus Gardens

Rhododendron schlippenbachii
Royal azalea
Family: Ericaceae

A deciduous azalea grows dwarfed to medium in size, approximately 4-8ft tall with a spread of 6-8ft wide. Leaves grow alternate in pattern 1 to 4 _ inches long and are dark green on the top and light green underside. Leaves produce vibrant autumn colors in the fall. Flowers bloom in mid May, white to light pink in color. Royal azalea grows best in full to partial sun and in moist well-drained acidic soil. Zones: 5-8

Elizabeth Medeiros

UMD Home

An Official UMass Dartmouth Web Page/Publication. © 2008 Board of Trustees of the University of Massachusetts.
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth• 285 Old Westport Road • North Dartmouth, MA 02747-2300
Phone: 508 999-8000 • TTY/TDD: 508 999-9250 • Contact the university

End of content. Go back to the top.