Greenwood Orange Azalea (Rhododendron x ‘Greenwood Orange’)

Greenwood Orange Azalea

Warm-toned, exotic juicy color for your spring garden! The unexpected hue of the Greenwood Orange Azalea (Rhododendron x ‘Greenwood Orange’) will light a fire under the more usual pink and lavender spring displays! Enjoy summer bright orange on trumpet-shaped flowers, each with a double layer of petals.

Held in trusses, the butterflies and hummingbirds will be glad for the late spring treat! Greenwood is a nice compact selection that features brilliant, red-orange blooms over the deep green, broadleaved evergreen foliage! The steady green year-round and looks fantastic long after the flowers have faded!

Growing into a neat round ball 2-3 feet in height and width, evergreen Azalea are versatile flowering shrubs! Greenwood Orange Azalea thrives throughout USDA growing zones 6 to 9 and needs partial shade locations to do their best.

Planting and Application:

Greenwood is a wonderful low-hedge or property-defining accent plant for anywhere in the dappled shade or as an understory accent. The juicy orange-red blooms add an unexpected depth to the landscape. Use in rows or groupings as backdrops to your perennial and border gardens, or let them hang out in the shade with you around your pool seating!

Orange Azalea looks fantastic with hot pink and red flowers, and go hand in hand with yellow blooms! Dress them up or down with Roses, Ornamental grasses, or perennials to match your landscape style! A single specimen or dramatic assembly along your foundation garden will set the stage for incredible curb appeal!

  • Bright Red-Orange Double Blooms
  • Broad-Leaved Evergreen Foliage
  • Gorgeous Year Round!
  • Pollinator & Hummingbird Friendly
  • Low Hedges, Accents & Colorful Backdrop Plants

Tips for Care:

Azalea are members of the Rhododendron family and thrive in shade and moist environments. Provide dappled shade all day or afternoon shade and morning sun for these plants. Plant in an enriched, slightly-acidic environment with moderately moist well-drained soil. Apply a 3-4 inch thick layer of arborist pine bark mulch, extending out over the entire root system for the best moisture retention. They appreciate being pruned immediately after flowering if needed.

  • Partial Shade
  • Enriched, Slightly Acidic Soil Conditions
  • Regular Moisture Needs
  • Prune Immediately After Flowering
  • Appreciates Mulched Beds

Greenwood Orange Azalea shrubs will light a fire under your spring landscapes this year!

Greenwood Orange Azalea (Rhododendron x ‘Greenwood Orange’) Details

Common name Greenwood Orange Azalea
Botanical name Rhododendron x 'Greenwood Orange'
Plant type Broad-Leaved Evergreen
Hardiness zone 6-9
Growth rate Medium
Height 2 - 3 ft.
Width 2 - 3 ft.
Sunlight Partial Shade
Moisture Medium
Soil condition Well Drained Soil
Pollinator-friendly Yes
Pruning time After Flowering
Flower color Red