The fiery orange color show is as magical and enchanting each spring as the eccentric nanny that it is named after. This hardy azalea is loaded with fragrant 1 1/2" flowers in trusses of up to 30 trumpet-shaped blooms.
Light: Full to partial shade
Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer
Zones: 5 to 8
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Mary Poppins Hardy Azalea Product Details
Rhododendron 'Mary Poppins'
Deciduous, upright form
4 - 5' upright
4 - 5'
4 - 5'
Zones 5 - 8
Dark green foliage with a hint of red in summer, followed by variable red fall color. Deciduous in winter.
1 1/2" flowers in trusses of up to 30 of trumpet-shaped blooms.
Late spring to early summer.
Avoid windy areas and south facing walls where reflective heat and light could be too intense and damaging.
Hardy azalea bred for Northern areas, developed for bud hardiness to survive rough winters. A color show each spring is as magical and enchanting as the eccentric nanny in the Disney classic movie this hardy azalea is named after. Some describe the bloom color as nasturtium-red or orange-red, regardless of the color description, the color show is a spectacular fiery orange.
To shape and remove dead wood.
Fertilize after blooming with an acidic fertilizer for best growth.