Rhododendron vs. Azalea

Scott Mcphee hyphae at email.msn.com
Fri Apr 21 15:25:59 EST 2000

I have been looking for what seperates Azaleas from Rhododendron. They are
both in the genus Rhododendron, but what features actually seperate them??

I usually can tell by the leaves, with Rhododendron usually being smooth and
glossier, and lacking hairs. Could the leaves be one of the seperating

Thank you very much for any light you can shed,


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