Azalea viscosum Swamp honeysuckle

Deciduous azalea

  • Flowering Time : June, August
  • Height in 10 years : 2 metres / 6 feet 6 inches

Description

Common name describes it well. White flowers with long tube.Very valuable for its lateness and superb scent, passed on to its many hybrids. Likes relatively moist soil. Widespread in East USA. Tolerates swampy conditions in the wild, growing on hummocks.

Flower Months

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Azaleas will start flowering around this time, depending on the season, for a week or so

Hardiness

  • UK Zone : 4
  • RHS Zone : H (Fully Hardy)
  • EGF Zone : H2
  • US Zone : 7A
  • Min Temp : -18°C (0°F)

Hardy in all but the coldest parts of Pacific Northwest and UK, France and northern Italy, around Bergen (Norway) and mildest parts of NE USA such as Cape Cod and parts of Long Island.