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Rhododendron 'Hardy Gardenia' /Hardy Gardenia Azalea

Rhododendron 'Hardy Gardenia'  / Rhododendron 'Hardy Gardenia'
Low growing shrub with white flowers
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Low growing shrub with white flowers

Close-up image of two-inch hose-in-hose white flowers

White flowers

A handsome specimen of the Hardy Gardenia azalea in full bloom

Gardenia-like flowers and developing buds

Low, spreading plants in an Atlanta garden

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Scientific Name: Rhododendron 'Hardy Gardenia'
Common Name: Hardy Gardenia Azalea
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Fall
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
No
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Comments: This is a Linwood hybrid azalea that is of moderately low size with dense, dark green foliage and two-inch, white, hose-in-hose flowers appearing in spring and reblooming later in the year. This plant stays quite compact and maintains a manageable size. When pruning is needed, prune immediately after the heavy spring bloom. Fertilize azaleas in early spring and keep plants mulched to conserve moisture and protect shallow roots.