Close up of white and pink striped Weston's Ribbon Candy azalea blooms
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Mezitt Family
Weston Nurseries, Hopkinton, MA, USA

‘Weston’s Ribbon Candy’

Azalea

Rhododendron sp.

'Weston's Ribbon Candy'

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Close up of white and pink striped Weston's Ribbon Candy azalea blooms
  • Native
  • Fragrant
  • Two-toned flowers
Description

Dazzling, star-like flowers. Unique striped flowers are super showy in the landscape and at retail. Summertime blooms emit an unusual fragrance, described by the breeders as "spicy-peppery." Excellent fall color!

USDA Zone 4 - 8 (-30°F/-34°C)

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Exposure Full sun, Part sun

Height 6 - 12'

Width 6 - 12'

Finish Time 1 season

Type Deciduous

Bloom Time Summer

Flower Color Pink, White

Foliage Color Green

Liner Sizes 2 1/4"

Soil Cool, acidic soils with abundant organic matter and good drainage are required.

Pruning Rarely needed; Prune after flowering if required.

Uses Woodland gardens; pollinator gardens; specimen; foundation plantings; mixed borders.

Growing Tips Best in filtered light all day long, especially in warmer areas. May be deciduous in cold climates, semi-evergreen in warm ones.