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Swamp-azalea

Rhododendron viscosum

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Description:

Medium height, deciduous shrub of forested wetlands and non tidal marsh edges. Ornamental, fragrant white flowers. Flowers early June to late July. Can grow to 12 feet in width and about 7 feet in height. Must grow in wet or saturated soils and likes partial shade.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Clammy Azalea, Cory Azalea
Plant Family:Ericaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Shrubs/Subshrub
Attracts Pollinators and Wildlife:Bees, Birds
Bloom Time:Early June to late July
Fruit Timing:Early September to October
Global and State Rank:G5, S5
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Loam
Soil Moisture:Wet
Soil pH:Acidic, Slightly Acidic
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Partial shade
Light Range:Partial Shade
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Wet

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