Don’t miss out on adding some late color to your spring borders in the form of the deciduous Azaleas. These summer bloomers are an easy sell for their fragrant flowers, attraction for pollinators, and great fall color.
Rhododendron ‘Pink & Sweet’ (top left) Rhododendron viscosum, very fragrant, native cultivar, mildew resistant foliage, red fall color, moist soil, grows 4-6′ high.
Swamp Azalea (top middle) R. viscosum, native, spicy scent, mildew resistant foliage, red fall color, like moist soil, salt tolerant, grows 4-8′ high.
Rhododendron ‘Popsicle’ (top right) – Weston hybrid R. hybrids of arborescens, fragrant two-toned orange and pink flowers, burgundy red fall color, grows 4-6′ high.
Rhododendron ‘Parade’ (bottom left) Weston hybrid R. cumberlandense x viscosum, fragrant flowers, mildew resistant foliage, bronze fall color, grows 6′ high.
Rhododendron ‘Weston’s Innocence’ (bottom right) Weston hybrid R. arborescens x viscosum, very fragrant, mildew resistant foliage, red fall color.