Are Evergreen Azaleas Really Evergreen?

The evergreen azalea is a real evergreen shrub. Evergreen azaleas retain foliage throughout the year. Azaleas are part of the rhododendron family of plants. Azaleas produce a stunning spring display of trumpet shaped flowers. Two types of deciduous azaleas include the Piedmont and Florida azalea that produce flowers before foliage appears in the spring.

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S.F. Heron is an avid gardener with three years of experience in online writing and a working background in aviation and earth and ocean sciences. She is published on various sites, including Helium, eHow and Xomba. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in journalism from the University of Maryland.