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Azalea (Rhododendron) 'Cannon's Double'

More About 'Cannon's Double'

  • Clusters of trumpet-shaped flowers cover the plant
  • Cream, peach, and pink, double flowers
  • Medium green leaves appear after the flowers and turn bronzy-red in the fall
  • Upright, moderately columnar habit when mature
  • Bloom Time: Spring
  • Group: Exbury
  • Type: Deciduous

Zone:

5

Height:

125-150 cm

Spread:

100-125 cm

Colour:

Multi-coloured
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Cannon's Double Azalea Growing and Maintenance Tips

Azalea have a shallow, fibrous root system, requiring constant moisture, but dislike standing water. They need protection from the midday sun and a fertile soil with a low pH. To promote flowering for the following season, any pruning should be done soon after blooming, to leave enough time for the buds to reset. Protection (burlap wrap) from drying winter winds is recommended in exposed locations.


'Cannon's Double' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Hummingbirds
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Evergreen
Evergreen
Fragrant
Fragrant
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Specimen
Foundation planting