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Rhododendron 'Watchet'

Watchet Azalea

Azalea

Comments

Clusters of soft pink blooms with darker pink spots cover this azalea in mid to late spring; an upright shrub that is great massed or as an accent plant; needs highly acidic and organic soil that is well drained

Description

Clusters of soft pink blooms with darker pink spots cover this azalea in mid to late spring; an upright shrub that is great massed or as an accent plant; needs highly acidic and organic soil that is well drained

Landscape Attributes

Watchet Azalea is an open multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other landscape plants with finer foliage.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Watchet Azalea is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent;Mass Planting;General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Watchet Azalea will grow to be about 24 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 4 feet. It tends to be a little leggy, with a typical clearance of 1 foot from the ground. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 40 years or more.

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

6a

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

24 inches

4 feet

acidic

rich

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

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