Linwood Azalea, Hybrid Azalea
Rhododendron 'Hardy Gardenia'

Family: Ericaceae (er-ek-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rhododendron (roh-do-DEN-dron) (Info)
Cultivar: Hardy Gardenia
Hybridized by Reid
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Category:

Shrubs

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

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)

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Foliage:

Evergreen

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Jonesboro, Arkansas

Croton On Hudson, New York

Raleigh, North Carolina

Murrysville, Pennsylvania

Jamestown, Rhode Island

Cordova, Tennessee

Alice, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Apr 23, 2008, yotedog from Raleigh, NC wrote:

Quite beautiful blooms, covering the plant. Haven't noticed any fall rebloom yet, though some references report they might rebloom (mine only in the ground two years--maybe that's why..). Seem to be very hardy in my zone 7 garden. Surviving in a tough spot under a maple tree during a drought, with small amount of supplemental water, and still bloomed this spring. Other similar sized azalea cultivars planted at the same time did not.....