mountain azalea

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Noun1.mountain azalea - creeping mat-forming evergreen shrub of high mountain regions of northern hemisphere grown for its rose-pink flowers
genus Loiseleuria, Loiseleuria - one species: alpine azalea
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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Many plants growing in these conditions are very short, for example the Mountain Azalea (Rhododendron canescens) grows only 1 to 2 inches tall.
Glassed in and open to the sky, this courtyard around which the two-storey house revolves can be perceived as a still life or a scroll of the changing seasons; from cherry blossoms and sprigs of mountain azalea in spring to snow drifts in winter.