Coast Azalea

Rhododendron atlanticum

This native azalea is very fragrant.  A stoloniferous plant that naturally grows as an understory plant in coastal pine forests from southern Pennsylvania to Georgia. It will slowly spread by horizontal underground stems. In sandy soils it can form a large colony as large as an acre, but in general garden settings it will become 3-6 feet wide clump.

Coast Azalea

Type Shrub
Size 3-6′ tall and wide
Flower white with pink tones in April
Fruit
Hardy Zones 5-8
Native Coastal Plain of eastern North America

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