Rhododendron Sweet Azalea

Trade Gallon (3qt)
Item #27994
$34.95 $19.95


Award-Winning | Possibly the Tallest and Fastest Growing Native

Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society

A southeastern Native Azalea, this Rhododendron Sweet Azalea deciduous shrub blooms profusely in clusters of 3 to 7 flowers. Funnel-shaped, the snowy white flowers are often tinged pink and have elegant, long red stamens and stigma and a strong perfume of heliotrope.

Rhododendron Sweet Azalea is large, possibly the tallest and fastest growing of the US native azaleas, reaching up to 6 feet high and wide. The glossy green leaves are also large and turn deep red and purple in fall. The plant attracts butterflies, hummingbirds, and birds.

Uses: Mixed Beds, Borders, Hedge Plant


Skip Product Specs
Genus Rhododendron
Species arborescens
Item Form Trade Gallon (3qt)
Zone 5 - 9
Bloom Start to End Early Summer - Mid Fall
Habit Upright
Plant Height 6 ft
Plant Width 6 ft
Additional Characteristics Butterfly Lovers, Fragrance, Hummingbird Lovers
Bloom Color Light Pink, White
Foliage Color Medium Green
Light Requirements Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Requirements Moist,  well-drained
Soil Tolerance Normal,  loamy, Sandy
Uses Fall Color, Beds, Border
Restrictions *Due to state restrictions we cannot ship to the following:
Guam, Canada, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands

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