Rhododendron Occidentale, or more commonly know as Western Azalea, is a shrub with green foliage and white flowers of the genus Rhododendron. It has a moderate growth rate and a height of 10 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is spring and summer, blooms during late spring, is somewhat tolerant of shade and is routinely available commercially. Rhododendron Occidentale or Western Azalea's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of California and Oregon.
Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming