Any of various shrubs of the genus Rhododendron having showy, variously colored flowers.(noun)
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Use "azalea" in a sentence
"The groundcover around the azalea is a campanula that's gotten out of control."
"Another method of renewal pruning evergreen azalea is to cut it hard, leaving five to 10 branches about six to 12 inches tall on which the plant can re-grow."
"But his next shot headed right and landed in azalea bushes, where he took a penalty stroke, before reaching the green and two-putting for six."