||Low, mat-forming azalea, orange-red flowers in late spring-early summer.
Maximum height 1-2', spreads out over time to form a dense mound.
Useful as a ground cover or rock garden plant. Foliage is deciduous
in the north, but evergreen in our region. Leaves take on a smoky
aspect in fall.
These plants are in their second season. After planting in spring '99
they produced a few blooms, but this year they opened up well. Planted
3-4' apart, they still are recognizable as individual bushes but are spreading