Rhododendron nudiflorum 

Pink Azalea

Names and Myths

Rhododendron Greek rhodon rose dendron tree

nudiflorum naked- flowered

Azalea Latin. The dry plant, from Greek, azaloes to be dry or parched. Pinxter has nothing to do with the color of the flowers it is Dutch for Whitsuntide - Dutch name for the season in which the flowers bloomed. 1

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