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Detailed information for Azalea-Evergreen 'Poignant'
CultivarPoignant
Synonyms
Breeder numberHS 84-16-41
GroupHolly Springs
Description1 ¼’ x 3’ wide (1’ x 2 ½’ in 8 years). Flowers light reddish-pink with a large purplish-rose blotch and a white throat. Single with overlapping lobes and ruffled edges, 3-3 ½” wide, 2 per bud. Blooms abundantly late midseason; mid to late May in Springfield, VA. Hardy to -10 F.
Plant tag1 ¼’ x 3’ wide. Flowers light reddish-pink with a large purplish-rose blotch and a white throat. Single with ruffled edges, 3-3 ½” wide. Blooms late midseason. Hardy to -10 F.
Plant typeAzalea-Evergreen
Name origin
Seed exchange number
Seed parent‘Nancy of Robinhill’
Pollen parent‘Shinnyo-no-Tsuki’
Introduced in (date) by xxx
Awards or patents
Registration reference1997
Flower color(s)
Inside Outside Blotch Bud
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Corolla number of lobes
Corolla lobe margins
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Lobe shape
Number of lobes
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Bloom timeLate Midseason
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Overall Tip Base
Leaf description
Plant height1 ¼’
Plant width3’
Height/width years growth10
Plant habit
Plant hardiness-10 F.
Bud hardiness-10 F.
Years plant holds leaves
Plant propogation ease
Data source
Stock plant
Sales 2017 Fall Sale & Auction
2017 Green Spring
2017 Parkfairfax Condominiums
2016 Fall Sale & Auction
2016 Green Spring
2016 ARS/ASA Convention
2013 Fall Auction
2017 Canterbury Woods Festival