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Azalea
Rhododendron 'Glacier'

Family: Ericaceae (er-ek-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rhododendron (roh-do-DEN-dron) (Info)
Cultivar: Glacier
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Category:

Shrubs

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Hardiness:

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

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Foliage:

Evergreen

Other details:

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

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

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:

Chowchilla, California

Douglasville, Georgia

Coushatta, Louisiana

Valley Lee, Maryland

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Apr 7, 2008, konijntje from Seattle, WA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Did very well through the summer and fall drought with minimal watering in a morning sun/afternoon shade raised bed. Has been growing and rounding out nicely this spring. Hasn't yet bloomed this year but it's quite lovely due to its deep, dark green mature foliage and the lime green new growth, which are both in a pleasing rounded form. Looking forward to another spring of its bright white blossoms.

Positive

On May 1, 2004, raisedbedbob from Walkerton, VA (Zone 7a) wrote:

Easy Azalea to maintain:
Needs little or no pruning
Tolerates dry conditions well
Clean bloom drop