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Double Shot® Watermelon Azalea

Rhododendron x 'RLH1-9P7' (H-3) PP #27,877

SKU
41201
This compact reblooming azalea displays luscious, watermelon pink flowers twice a year! Better cold hardiness than other varieties, withstanding temperatures of 0 to -10 degrees Fahrenheit. A showy border plant, informal hedge, landscape accent, or container accent. Evergreen.
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Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun

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Botanical Pronunciationroh-do-DEN-dron
LoreThough they are widely known as azaleas, this is actually a specialized group of plants under the genus Rhododendron.
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 3 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSpring and Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeRepeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge
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, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsKeep soil moist, but not soggy.
Companion PlantsJapanese Maple (Acer); Astilbe (Astilbe); Camellia (Camellia); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Mountain Laurel (Kalmia)

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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