Azalea 'Hooper's Red’ Native Flame Azalea
Deep Red Large Blooms Azalea
Deciduous Native Flame Azalea
The native flame azaleas of Hooper’s Bald are quite unique. Normally, our native flame azaleas are more orange in its color. The color range in our region on the native flame azaleas, Rhododendron calendulaceum, is quite special. What makes many Hooper’s Bald selections special is not just the vibrant color, but the size of the blooms. ‘Hooper’s Red’ is the best deep red selection from the Hooper’s Bald. The blooms can range from 2.5 to 3 inches in bloom size. ‘Hooper’s Red’ may reach 6 ft in height by 4 ft in 10 years. Make sure to give ‘Hooper’s Red’ good drainage and plenty of organic matter when planting.