|Upright, deciduous azalea with elliptic, shiny, dark-green leaves and large trusses of funnel-shaped, frilly, light pink flowers. Both height and width 8 to 20 feet. Reddish leaves in the fall.
The deciduous native azalea, like it's hybrid counterpart, is known for excellent fall color and unsurpassed spring flowers. The deciduous azalea is usually less picky about soil, though it too prefers acid conditions.
Though azaleas have a potentially large list of possible pest and disease problems, they are usually trouble free if planted correctly in proper cultural conditions.