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Connecticut Plants
Pink Azalea (Pinxter Flower)
Rhododendron periclymenoides (Michx.) Shinners
  • Synonyms: Rhododendron nudiflorum
  • Family: heath (Ericaceae)
  • Habitat: woods, thickets, swamp margins
  • Height: 2-7 feet
  • Flower size: 1-1/2 to 2 inches across
  • Flower color: pink
  • Flowering time: April to May
  • Origin: native
Rhododendron periclymenoides (Michx.) Shinners
Rhododendron periclymenoides (Michx.) Shinners
Rhododendron periclymenoides (Michx.) Shinners

Photographed in Mercer County, New Jersey in late April.