Double Shot® Salmon Azalea

Rhododendron x 'RLH1-10P18' PP #24,493

SKU
42062
An exciting new salmon-red color addition to the Double Shot® reblooming series! Its self-cleaning nature means more flowers with less work! This compact, vigorous, evergreen shrub with dense, dark green foliage is both cold hardy and heat tolerant. Excellent as a container specimen or landscape accent, or for a showy mass planting. A Monrovia exclusive.
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Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun

Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationroh-do-DEN-dron
LoreThough they are widely known as azaleas, azaleas are actually a specialized group of plants under the genus Rhododendron.
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeBlooms in spring, repeating in late summer.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeRepeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
Growth HabitCompact, Rounded
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Accent, Small Spaces
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureEasy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsHolly (Ilex); Lily of the Valley Shrub (Pieris); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa); Astilbe (Astilbe); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)

Provide organically rich, well-drained, acidic soil. Apply a thick layer of mulch to keep roots cool, avoiding the crown. Avoid harsh afternoon sun exposures and shelter from drying winter winds. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

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