Plant Details: Piedmont Azalea
Category Shrubs  
Zone: 5 - 9
 
Out_of_stock: N
Common Name Piedmont Azalea Variety species
Regional Names  
Botanical Name Rhododendron canescens
Description Rhododendron canescens is a fast grower. Fragrant pink flowers bloom early spring March to April, just as R.austrinum is starting to fade but before R. flammeum starts to bloom. Shallow spreading roots do well in shady well-drained sites with rich soils but will tolerate some degree of red clay. Like R. austrinum it is also of the easiest of the native azaleas to grow in an average garden setting. Mature size is 15'High x 10'Wide.
Notes
As with all wild species, flower color may vary with seed grown plants. Only selected cultivars will provide consistant color forms.
Plant Growing Conditions

Soil PH
 
Soil Type
 
Water
 
SunLight
 
Foliage
acid:
Y
 
clay:
Y
 
dry:
Y
 
full:
Y
 
Evergreen:
N
neutral:
Y
 
average: 
Y
 
average:
Y
 
partial:
Y
  SemiEvergreen:
N
alkaline:
N
 
sand:
Y
 
wet:
N
 
shade:
Y
  Deciduous:
Y
Plant Pricing
Last Update: 2004-11-23 17:41:00.0
Container Size
Price
3 Gallon
28.00
Last Update:
2007-09-21 17:08:19.0
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