Andromeda Has Pungent Smell And Attracts Lots Of Flies In Summer

Question From: J. M - Saugus, Massachusetts, United States
Q: Hi, Nancy. My andromeda "tree" has a very pungent smell and draws tons of flies in the summer. Otherwise it is beautiful and very hardy. Is this normal? Thanks.

A: Andromedas have a very pungent smell when in bloom and the flowers attract flies. Best And Happy Yardening, Nancy