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Rhododendron atlanticum /Coastal Azalea

Rhododendron atlanticum  / Rhododendron atlanticum
Flowers appear in April in Georgia and May in Boston, MA
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Flowers appear in April in Georgia and May in Boston, MA

Flowers have just a touch of pink on this plant

A large specimen


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Scientific Name: Rhododendron atlanticum
Common Name: Coastal Azalea
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Filtered Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Azaleas and Rhododendrons
Comments: A thicket forming azalea native to the coastal plains of the United States. Multi-stemmed, upright, sparcely branched and generally about 4 feet in height. Fragrant flowers are genenerally white, but may be tinged with pink, pink or lilac in color. Blossoms appear just before or at same time as does the foliage. Easy to grow and propogate.