Wild Pink Azalea (i)

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Rosy Pink Nudiflorum (Rhododendron periclymenoides)

A deciduous, slow-growing shrub native to the eastern United States that usually grows 4' to 6' tall but can be 12' tall. The flowers often appear before its leaves which is the case this year.

Also called Wild Azalea, Pink Honeysuckle, Pinxterflower or Pinxterbloom Azalea.

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Comments (8)

Gabor Retei on April 10, 2012

Hello Jean,

Thank you for entering this fine picture into the 2012 April NPC. Thanks for sending your note about the change.

A very nice shot, I like it!

Your photo has all of the correct characteristics, tagging, numbering of the title as required, so it is ready to participate!

Best wishes to be successful in the contest!

Please take part as well in the voting process in a few days!

Regards, Gabe

2012 April NPC moderator

~jean~ on April 10, 2012

Thank you very much, Gabe! Yes, I will!

ZEUS74 on April 11, 2012

This photo is very beautiful


I wish you a happy day,

my best wishes from Spain

Heinz Peierl on April 12, 2012

Schönes Foto.


Viele Grüße von der Mosel


Amelia Royan on April 19, 2012

Beautiful crisp photo Jean, lovely details in the biggest enlargement. Does this beauty have a perfume as well?

Warm wishes, Amelia

~jean~ on April 21, 2012

ZEUS74, thank you! Greetings to you in Spain.

Heinz, Vielen Dank.

Amelia, You are right. There is a lovely fragrance, rather powerful if nearby. It is always so nice to hear from you!

c. bayernengel on May 16, 2012

sehr schönes Bild, ❀ like
Liebe Grüße von bayernengel.

Josef Grohs on November 3, 2012


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Photo details

  • Uploaded on April 10, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by ~jean~
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot SX40 HS
    • Taken on 2012/04/10 09:34:31
    • Exposure: 0.005s (1/200)
    • Focal Length: 150.50mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.800
    • ISO Speed: ISO250
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash