Rhododendron ‘Quakeress’ • Azalea

Rhododendron • Rhododendron / Azalea  • シャクナゲ / ツツジ  • 石楠花 / 躑躅 • shakunage / tsutsuji

Located in areas Q and V; the one below in area Q, going N, above the zig-zag bridge  on the W path. It’s fragrant, corolla white with pink sectors:

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SJG • 5/15/12 – Rhododendron ‘Quakeress’, azalea, Area Q. W path, going N of zig-zag bridge

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SJG • 5/15/12 – Rhododendron ‘Quakeress’, azalea, Area Q – flowers: fragrant, corolla white with pink sectors

 

From the Backyard Gardener: The Glenn Dale evergreen hybrids were developed in Maryland from R. indicum, R. kaempferi, R. simsii and many other species and hybrids. They are compact, spreading, evergreen azaleas developed primarily for cold hardiness along the mid-Atlantic states. Flowers are borne in showy trusses of 1 to 4 per cluster. Bloom time is late April in warmer areas and as late as mid-June in cooler climates. This is usually a back of the border azalea because most of the Glenn Dales are taller, though not all. Do not be alarmed if plant drops some leaves during colder weather. Filtered light is best. […]

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