Wild azaleas

Piedmont Azalea (Rhododendron canescens), native to the U.S. southeast. Often confused with honeysuckle, but that’s a vine from Japan, and this is a bush from here. These azaleas are growing in the woods in Lowndes County, Georgia.


A sky full of azaleas:


Pictures by Gretchen Quarterman, 10 April 2010.