RHODODENDRON WILLIAMSIANUM Easy in sun or shade, this species is slow-growing enough to cultivate as a specimen in a large container.
 RHODODENDRON AUGUSTINII Large-growing species with lavender-blue flowers, suitable for sun or shade. It can be selectively cut back to reduce its size. Selected forms have flowers closer to true blue than almost any other rhododendron. Hardy to 0 degrees.
 RHODODENDRON CALENDULACEUM Famous flame azalea native to the forests of the Appalachian Mountains. Brightly colored blossoms occur naturally in blazing shades of red, orange and yellow. Tough, hardy, deciduous species well-adapted to gardens, performing beautifully in sun or light shade. Hardy in Zones 5 to 8.
 RHODODENDRON DEGRONIANUM SSP. YAKUSHIMANUM A perfect garden plant and probably the most popular and widely grown species in the world. Native to Japan with a dwarf mounding habit to 3 feet, foliage that is densely hairy or “indumented” on the leaf undersides and perfect apple-blossom-pink flowers fading to pure white. Used extensively in hybridizing programs. Relatively cold and heat tolerant. Hardy to -15 degrees.