One of the deeply colored forms of Western azalea (Rhododendron occidentale) at The Cedars; the outside of the buds carry the deepest color.

Western Azalea: Beauty and Fragrance

Western azalea (Rhododendron occidentale) is a plant of great beauty and captivating fragrance that appeals to virtually everyone who comes upon it. The large floral trusses are visually compelling by any standard. The air around the flowers can be delightfully fragranced with a sweet and spicy clove scent reminiscent of cottage pinks and carnations. …