Azalea ‘Early Beni’ #3


Growth Habit: 2 feet high x 3 feet wide in 15 years
USDA Zone: 6B-9B
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: evenly moist, well drained acidic soils
Parentage: ‘Louise Gable’ x (‘Oakland’ x (‘Belgian Hybrid’ x ‘Carol’))
Hybrid Group: Robin Hill
Comments: 2.5 inch semi-double to double, hose-in-hose with calyx. Color is a dark red-orange.

This is grown in a #3 pot and removed for shipping so the root ball can be bagged and kept safe.

8 in stock


Predominant Flower Color:  Orange

Flower/Truss Description:  Flowers of heavy substance, openly funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 2½” across, hose-in-hose, petaloid stamens, vivid reddish orange. Inflorescence 1-3-flowered.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, obtuse apex with apiculus, cuneate base, glossy, mid green, retained 2 years. Plant upright, well-branched.

Deciduous or Evergreen:  Evergreen

Height:  2 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10°F  ( -23°C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):
Louise Gable x [Oakland x (unknown Belgian hybrid x Carol)]

Hybridized or Selected by:  Gartrell

Registration Reference:  ARS 772

Glossary of plant description terminology.
Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on weather and growing conditions.
Cold hardiness temperature is also an approximate value

Additional information

Size(Plants sold by foliage width)

15"-21" Wide (Typically #3 or #5 container)