Wild plant in woods

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Date Photo Taken: 4-16-11
Location: Fayette County near Fairburn
Posted By: jordan


The stem of this plant is about 1″ in diameter and has grown about 10′ high and located right in the middle of a wooded area where always in the shade and it is a single plant with no others around. Blooms last about 3 weeks and are a bright orange. (beautiful) can it be transplanted?


  1. Diana Leaf Lover says:

    The picture isn’t that clear but it looks like a Flame Azalea, a native plant in GA. I would not think that one that size would transplant very well. http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/2487/

    April 20th, 2011 at 5:58 pm
  2. Bobby Unregistered says:

    One of the most beautiful sights in the Georgia woods during the spring is the native azalea. They are often noticed growing alone but sometimes in clusters. I can’t see a lot of detail in your picture but my quess is native azalea. Check out Walter’s link here http://www.walterreeves.com/gardening-q-and-a/native-azalea/
    Follow the link there to native azaleas in Georgia for additional information and identification.

    April 20th, 2011 at 8:04 pm
  3. Carol Hight Unregistered says:

    Yes, it looks like a native azalea. Hard to transplant one this size, but if you look around its base, you may see some small ones nearby that transplant fairly well.

    May 19th, 2011 at 9:52 pm

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