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Rhododendron 'Narcissiflorum'

Narcissiflorum' Azalea, Azalea 'Narcissiflorum', Deciduous Azalea, Late Midseason Azalea


Noted for its sweetly scented double flowers in spring, Rhododendron 'Narcissiflorum' is a compact medium-sized deciduous Azalea that creates an appealing display. Blooming in late spring to early summer, the funnel-shaped flowers appear in small balled clusters of 10 small hose-in-hose (flower within a flower) pale yellow scented blooms. The blooms have darker throats and deeper shading on the outside of the petals. Resistant to mildew, the deciduous foliage of mid green leaves turns attractive shades of bronze-purple in fall. Highly popular, this vigorous, upright Ghent Azalea is cold hardy, up to -15°F (-26°C), and tolerant of warmth. 

  • Grows up to 4-6 ft. tall and wide (120-180 cm)
  • Recipient of the prestigious Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society and winner of the Rhododendron of the Year Award of the American Rhododendron Society for the North East and Great Lakes regions.
  • A part shade lover, this plant is easily grown in moist, acidic, humusywell-drained soils. Plant shallowly in a location protected from strong winter winds. Protect from frost to prevent damage to flowers. Mulch annually with leaf mould to retain moisture, control weeds, and cool the soil.
  • Perfect for shrub borders or mixed borders, as a flowering hedge or privacy screen, foundation plantings and shade gardens. Great for small gardens!
  • Attracts butterflies, hummingbirds and birds
  • Removing spent flowers promotes new growth.
  • All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

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Requirements

Hardiness 5 – 8
Plant Type Shrubs
Plant Family Azaleas - Rhododendrons, Rhododendrons - Azaleas
Exposure Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early)
Fall
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, Small Gardens
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.


Requirements

Hardiness 5 – 8
Plant Type Shrubs
Plant Family Azaleas - Rhododendrons, Rhododendrons - Azaleas
Exposure Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early)
Fall
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, Small Gardens
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden

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