Plant name:Rhododendron 'Marydel'
Virtues: Very fragrant.
Flower color: Deep pink buds opening to very light pink.
Leaf/Foliage: Bluish green.
Habit: Three feet tall by three feet wide.
Suggested by: Bob Hoffman at Fairweather Gardens.
Where does it come from: A natural hybrid found on Maryland's Eastern Shore by Polly Hill.
Tips: Zones 6 to 9.