Deciduous azalea

Rhododendron 'Daviesii'

Deciduous azalea - Rhododendron  'Daviesii'

Common Name: Deciduous azalea
Genus: Rhododendron
Cultivar: 'Daviesii'

Category: Shrubs and Sub-shrubs
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has fragrant flowers/foliage, Suitable for growing in containers

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 1.50 m (150 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 1.50 m (150 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Cream, White
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: May & June

Soil Type: Acidic
Ericaceous: Requires a neutral or acid soil (or ericaceous compost), with a pH of 7 or below
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

Highly fragrant, creamy white, funnel shaped blooms with a yellow flare in May and June and small mid green leaves. This compact deciduous azalea is perfect for a large container filled with moist but well-drained ericaceous compost. To appreciate its delightful fragrance, place containers in a sunny spot, close to an entrance or path.

  • Garden care: Avoid planting too deeply. Apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of leaf mould around the base of the plant each spring.


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