Azalea, Native Azalea Hybrid
Rhododendron 'My Mary'

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Family: Ericaceae (er-ek-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rhododendron (roh-do-DEN-dron) (Info)
Cultivar: My Mary
Additional cultivar information:(Maid in the Shade series)
Hybridized by Beasley
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Category:

Shrubs

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Pale Yellow

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

Deciduous

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Flowers are fragrant

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Marietta, Georgia

Florence, South Carolina

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Mar 25, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

(NOTE: I am tickled pink to discover these azaleas. They were bred about 1 hour north of me in Lavonia Georgia! I have not grown these yet but am so excited to present the info here. I read that these can be found locally in the big box stores. I will def. be looking for them. I went to the nursery website but couldn't get any info on the azaleas).
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Maid in the Shade azaleas. Most deciduous azaleas do well in full sun and frequently are poor bloomers in the shade. "Maid in the Shade" deciduous azaleas is a collection of deciduous azaleas compiled by Transplant Nursery (Lavonia, Ga) selected to do well in shadier locations. They include:

'Summer Lyric' - Flowers are a mix of pink with ... read more