Azaleas is an ancient plant naturally widespread in China, India, Japan, Indonesia and Taiwan. Imported to Europe by the English in the sixteenthcentury and nell”800 in Media Valle when the British came to stay in Bagni diLucca. The production is important but does not exceed 200,000 unitsannually.
In the valley of the Serchio, which climate is humid and cool, is a conducive factor to the spread.
Borgo a Mozzano is considered the center vivistico production of azaleas andevery year the town hosts a spring festival dedicated to these beautifulshrubs, in the time of flowering.
For more information, please visit the event www.giardinoazalea.it