Double Shot® Watermelon Azalea
Rhododendron x 'RLH1-9P7' (H-3) PP #27,877
|Description||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.|
|Light||Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil moist, but not soggy.|
|Blooms||Spring and summer|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 3 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Compact Form|
|Flower Attributes||Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge|
|Companion Plants||Japanese Maple (Acer); Astilbe (Astilbe); Camellia (Camellia); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Mountain Laurel (Kalmia)|
|Care||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.|
|Lore||Though they are widely known as azaleas, this is actually a specialized group of plants under the genus Rhododendron.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.