Rhododendron canescens 'Crane's Creek'/

Rhododendron canescens 'Crane's Creek' / Rhododendron canescens 'Crane's Creek'
A nice. uniform pink is characteristic of this selection
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A nice. uniform pink is characteristic of this selection

Has a large number of intensely colored pink flowers

In heavy flower growing in full sun near Crane's Creek in Washington Parish, LA

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Scientific Name: Rhododendron canescens 'Crane's Creek'
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Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 8-10 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Pink
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Filtered Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: This selection of the native azalea has fragrant, pink flowers. Other variations of this species have flowers that are nearly white to reddish-pink. Will preform well in full sun, if given good care and ample water. Prune immediately after flowering in spring. Makes a good cut flower. Yellowing of leaves may result when soil not acid.