Marydel (R. atlanticum X ?)


Product Code: R. 63

A fragrant white to pink flower on this coastal azalea was thought to be a hybrid with the pinxterbloom , but may prove to be a coastal with pink blushes. 14" to 18" plants.

'Marydel' was found by the horticulturalist, Polly Hill, in the wild in Delaware near the Choptank River and the town of Marydel. It is believed to be a natural hybrid of Rhododendron atlanticum and Rhododendron periclymenoides. It has deep pink buds that open into 1 3/4 in., very fragrant, white flowers that have a deep pink tube and pink at the margins of the petals. 'Marydel' is a semi-dwarf shrub that grows 3 to 4 ft. tall and 5 to 6 ft. wide.

  • Zone: 5 to 8
  • Height: 3.00 to 4.00 feet
  • Spread: 5.00 to 6.00 feet
  • Bloom Time: April to May
  • Bloom Description: White with a deep pink tube
  • Sun: Part shade
  • Water: Medium
  • Maintenance: Medium