Around late spring to early summer, Delaware Valley White Azalea begins her show by flaunting a most magnificent presentation of lightly perfumed, snow white blossoms. These flowers are velvety soft, smooth and uniquely shaped like delicate trumpets.
The flowers form in striking clusters at the ends of the branches and remain intact for a few weeks. The Delaware Valley White, combined with other azalea varieties such as our Autumn Debutante Encore or our Autumn Royalty Encore make for a wonderful accent border around a deck or front porch.
The Delaware Valley White is considered an evergreen shrub, so even in the thick of winter you’ll have a pleasing looking plant in your landscape. The slender and somewhat coarse, brilliant green leaves progress to a dazzling yellow at the onset of fall for a showy cool weather presentation.
At maturity, this azalea bush reaches heights of 3-4 feet with a 3-4 foot spread and exhibits a slightly rounded natural shape. The Delaware White can dwell in full sun, but prefers partial sun to shade.
The Delaware Valley White is considered a low maintenance shrub, requiring only minimal pruning after flowering. It does best in well-drained, acidic soil and can be expected to live for 40 years or more with little effort on your part.
For best results, fertilize this azalea bush once a year and you will be rewarded with a particularly enhanced gift of flowers and shiny leaves.
This gorgeous shrub is extremely popular, as it has no negative characteristics to speak of. It’s a no-brainer you’re going to want to plant a number of these Delaware Valley White azaleas in your garden today.