Rhododendron 'Nathan Bedford Forrest' ~ Nathan Bedford Forrest Rhododendron-ServeScape
Rhododendron 'Nathan Bedford Forrest' ~ Nathan Bedford Forrest Rhododendron-ServeScape

Nathan Bedford Forrest Native Azalea

Rhododendron 'Nathan Bedford Forrest'

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Nathan Bedford Forrest Native Azalea is an open upright native deciduous shrub that is part of the Confederate General Series that is noted for its larger fragrant flowers.  Nathan Bedford Forrest has large ruffled orange flowers that bloom in spring as new growth emerges and dark green foliage that turns orange-bronze in fall.  Best grown in part sun and rich, moist, acidic well-drained soils.  Both powdery mildew resistant and heat tolerant.




4' - 6'


6’ - 8'



USDA Hardiness Zone: 

5 - 9


Full SunPart Sun

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MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low Maintenance.  Water Regularly.  Mulch in winter.  Proper care and air circulation should prevent most pest and disease problems. Rhododendrons are susceptible canker, crown rot, root rot, leaf spot, rust, powdery mildew, aphids, borers, lacebugs, leafhoppers, mealybugs, mites, nematodes, scale, thrips, and whitefly. 
LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, BordersNaturalized AreasWildlife Garden, Privacy Screen, Foundation Plantings, and Hedges.

COMPANION PLANTS: Camellia, Hydrangea, Coral Bells

IMAGES: Donar Reiskoffer, 20090521-23 Kempen (0035)CC BY 3.0, (2)Famartin2020-05-17 19 40 29 Orange flowers on an Azalea along Glendundee Lane in the Chantilly Highlands section of Oak Hill, Fairfax County, VirginiaCC BY-SA 4.0

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