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Rhododendron 'Daviesii'

Daviesii' Rhododendron,'Daviesii' Azalea, Deciduous azalea, Midseason Azalea


Rich of a delightful fragrance, Rhododendron 'Daviesii' is a beautiful, compact, deciduous azalea producing elegant, funnel-shaped, creamy-white flowers with a yellow flare. Opening from pink buds in late spring to early summer, the highly fragrant blossoms contrast beautifully with the handsome foliage of bluish-green leaves. 'Daviesii' belongs to the Ghent Hybrid Azaleas, which refers to breeding efforts that began in Ghent, Belgium, in the early 1800's. Ghent azaleas are hardy deciduous shrubs derived from Rhododendron luteum and various American species. They have slender-tubed, funnel-shaped, usually fragrant flowers in early summer, in shades of pink, yellow, orange, red and white. They never fail to provide a splendid display when massed in shrub borders. 

  • Grows with an open, upright habit, up to 4-6ft. tall and wide (120-180 cm)
  • Recipient of the prestigious Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society
  • full sun to part shade lover, this plant is easily grown in moist, acidic, humusywell-drained soils. Best in light dappled shade, but tolerant of some sun if the soil is reliably moist. Plant shallowly. Protect from frost to prevent damage to flowers. Mulch annually with leaf mould to retain moisture, control weeds, and cool the soil.
  • Perfect for borders, as a flowering hedge or privacy screen. Great for containers and small gardens!
  • Attracts butterflies, hummingbirds and birds
  • Removing spent flowers promotes new growth
  • Propagate by rooting semi-ripe cuttings in late summer, layering in autumn or grafting in late winter or late summer. Cultivars will not come true from seed
  • All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

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Requirements

Hardiness 5 – 8
Heat Zones 5 – 8
Climate Zones 2B, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17
Plant Type Shrubs
Plant Family Azaleas - Rhododendrons, Rhododendrons - Azaleas
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early)
Height 4' – 6' (120cm – 180cm)
Spread 4' – 6' (120cm – 180cm)
Spacing 48" – 72" (120cm – 180cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy
Tolerance Rabbit
Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Hedges and Screens, Patio and Containers, Small Gardens
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden

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Requirements

Hardiness 5 – 8
Heat Zones 5 – 8
Climate Zones 2B, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17
Plant Type Shrubs
Plant Family Azaleas - Rhododendrons, Rhododendrons - Azaleas
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early)
Height 4' – 6' (120cm – 180cm)
Spread 4' – 6' (120cm – 180cm)
Spacing 48" – 72" (120cm – 180cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy
Tolerance Rabbit
Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Hedges and Screens, Patio and Containers, Small Gardens
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden

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