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‘Strawberry Ice’ Exbury Azalea Rhododendron 'Strawberry Ice'

Phonetic Spelling
roh-do-DEN-dron
Description

‘Strawberry Ice’ is an upright azalea with deep pink buds open to a peachy apricot with yellow shading from May to June.

Plant in partial shade in moist acidic soil with mulch to provide the roots with a moist and cool environment. Use for foundation plantings, specimen or in a border.

Cultivars / Varieties:
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#deciduous shrub#low maintenance#flowering shrub#shrub border#late spring flowers#mid-spring flowers#early summer flowers
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#deciduous shrub#low maintenance#flowering shrub#shrub border#late spring flowers#mid-spring flowers#early summer flowers
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Rhododendron
    Family:
    Ericaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Woody
    Dimensions:
    Height: 2 ft. 0 in. - 6 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 2 ft. 0 in. - 6 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Maintenance:
    Low
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Texture:
    Clay
    Loam (Silt)
    Sand
    Soil pH:
    Acid (<6.0)
    Neutral (6.0-8.0)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Moist
    Available Space To Plant:
    3 feet-6 feet
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Cream/Tan
    Gold/Yellow
    Orange
    Pink
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Summer
    Flower Shape:
    Trumpet
    Flower Size:
    1-3 inches
    Flower Description:
    3" wide trumped shaped peach-pink flowers with veins and a little yellow in the throat. Blooms from mid-spring to early summer.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Slope/Bank
    Design Feature:
    Border
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer