Orange King AGM

Rhododendron 'Orange King'

Evergreen azalea hybrid

Parentage unknown

L J Endtz, Holland, before 1958

AGM 2012


A shrub growing up to about 0.7m in 10 years

Flowers: Single, vibrant orange-red


Not scented

Foliage: Evergreen

Other Information: There are three registered evergreen azaleas with this name; an Indian azalea with double orange flowers, a Kurume hybrid with single orange flowers that blooms in mid-season and a kaempferi hybrid with single flowers which is late flowering. The azalea described above is the kaempferi hybrid. Easy to grow but does need some sun. Commercially available

Photo: Millais Nurseries

Location: Surrey

Photo: Polly Cooke