Rainbow Springs & River - Phojo-Frog

Azaleas ( /əˈzeɪliə/) are flowering shrubs comprising two of the eight subgenera of the genus Rhododendron, Pentanthera (deciduous) and Tsutsuji (evergreen). Azaleas bloom in spring, their flowers often lasting several weeks. Shade tolerant, they prefer living near or under trees. This Azalea was located at Rainbow Springs State Park on a rainly day in Dunnellon, FL in October 2011.

plantsshrubberyflowersAzaleasRhododendron Pentantherabloomshadeclose uprain dropsRainbow SpringsState ParkDunnellonFLrainy dayOctober 2011copy spacephotoimagecolorverticalAzaleaCloseUp2