Fwd: Odd Aroma from Azaleas
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>Date: Wed, 31 May 2006 06:39:15 -0600
>From: Robert Niedringhaus <Robert.Niedringhaus@...>
>Subject: Odd Aroma from Azaleas
>I recently purchased two azalea plants from a home center for an edge
>along a deck leading to the front of our house. It is a nice spot with
>semi-shade and near enough to the house to allow protection from the
>winter cold and wind here in metro Denver. My family has indicated they
>believe the azaleas have a skunky smell. Is that common to some
>varieties? There have not been any skunks in our area and the aroma
>does seem to come from the foliage. If this is characteristic, I want
>to move them to another spot before they settle in.
>Thanks for your advice.