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Order: Ericales
   Family: Ericaceae
            Genus: Rhododendron
                        Specie: atlanticum

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 2 ft (0.6 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained, organically-rich, acidic soil

Features: Blue-green leaves; fragrant white flowers

Uses: Shrub borders Shaded sites Tubs

Zones: 6?9

Description: This compact deciduous azalea occurs on the east coast of the USA from Delaware to southern Georgia. It has highly fragrant, white, funnel-shaped flowers, up to 11?2 in (35 mm) wide, with a distinctly cylindrical tube, sometimes flushed with purple or pin

Growth Habit: Compact rounded habit


Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Duration: Perennial

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