AZALEA viscosum ‘Weston’s Pink And Sweet’ – Pink and Sweet Swamp Azalea *CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE* FOR INFORMATIONAL USE ONLY. Swamp azalea has the unique characteristic of being a summer blooming native rhododendron, with flowering beginning in late July, and some plants continuing to bloom throughout the fall. In early summer, swamp azalea produces long-tubed white flowers with a pink tinge and clove-like smell. Rhododendron serrulatum (Sweet Azalea) grows 6-8ft. Rhododendron viscosum, commonly known as swamp azalea, is a loose, upright-spreading, deciduous woody shrub that typically grows to 3-5' (less frequently to 8') tall.Branching opens up with age. Not currently being sold at Garden Centers. Swamp Azalea (Rhododendron viscosum) – A Hardy Sweet-Smelling Azalea. Tolerates swampy areas. They make an excellent cut flower. Deciduous native species rhododendron. In the past, plants called R. serrulatum (hammocksweet), R. oblongifolium (Texas azalea), and R. coryi were recognized as separate species, but now all have been classified as various forms of R. viscosum. Azalea Pink and Sweet Shrubs grow best if they are fertilized lightly in the spring once frost has passed with a well-balanced, extended-release, fertilizer such as espoma Holly-tone. Not fragrant. Zone 4-9. It is one of 17 species of azalea which are native to the U.S. Fertilize Azalea Pink and Sweet again 6 to 8 weeks later to encourage extra flowers or faster growth of young shrubs. 1 gallon available This is a cold-hardy shrub that can withstand temperatures down to -20°F. Appreciates shade. DESCRIPTION. See below Description. $23.95. Adding this species to your azalea collection will extend the blooming season! 4-6’, Native, These selections are similar to Lemon Drop, but has fragrant pink flowers in July. Description. Phonetic Spelling rho-doh-DEN-dron vis-KOH-sum This plant has high severity poison characteristics. Details/Description: Masses of spicy fragrant pink flowers with a lighter pink and yellow throat cover the plant in mid to late June. Called the clammy azalea or the swamp azalea, it is endangered in Maine, threatened in New Hampshire, and exploitably vulnerable in New York. Azalea viscosum ‘Pink and Sweet and Lollipop’ Zone 4 Swamp Azalea. Please call for current availability. Gallon shrub. NATIVE RHODODENDRON AZALEA ARBORESCENS 'SWEET AZALEA' WHITE WITH RED STAMENS BLOOMS, Zone 5 Rhododendron arborescens grows in parts of Pennsylvania, West Virginia to Tennessee, North Carolina, Georgia and part of Alabama. Deciduous native. Sweet azalea plants at higher altitudes have smaller leaves and are shorter. Swamp Azalea/Sweet Azalea Rhododendron serrulatum - Plant listed for information only. ... Rhododendron viscosum Swamp Azalea Fragrant White Native Shrub: Rhododendron Flammeum Speciosum Oconee Azalea Native Shrub: Rhododendron prunifolium Plumleaf Azalea. $24.95. This plant is commonly known as the swamp azalea as it is native to the swampy areas of the eastern United States, including Texas, Mississippi, the Carolina’s, and all the way up to New England. Noteworthy Characteristics. It is found along streams in the mountains, on treeless balds, and in moist woods; it grows from almost sea level to 4500'. It has white mid-late summer flowers. This is not a live inventory. Rhododendron viscosum Swamp Azalea. $23.95. Rhododendron Arborescens, Sweet Azalea. Fragrant summer blooms. Smooth azalea is most closely related to swamp azalea (R. viscosum), as evidenced by their glabrous floral bud scales and flowers that appear after the leaves have expanded. As its name suggests, this clump-forming azalea is suited to poorly-drained soils and wetland areas. 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