Wild Flowers and Plants of NC

Flame Azalea
Rhododendron calendulaceum
Indian Paintbrush
Blooms May to June

This is one of the showiest shrubs of the mountain forests and mountain balds. Color may range from yellow to red, but orange is predominant. It is a widely used garden plant that likes acid soils.

Range of Indian Paintbrush
NC Range of Rhododendron calendulaceum