Name: Azalea

Origin and Meaning of the Name Azalea

  • Meaning:
    Dry
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (a ZAYL yah)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Azalea)
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Miscellaneous Info for Azalea

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Named after a Greek word meaning "dry," as the original variety of azalea grew only in dry regions. The azalea is a type of rhododendron that produces lovely red, pink, purple, and white flowers.

    In the Victorian language of flowers, azaleas signified temperance or moderation.

    The azalea is the state wild flower of Georgia, USA.

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