Double Damask

Rhododendron 'Double Damask'

Hybrid deciduous azalea

Parentage unknown

Waterer Knap Hill before 1959

AGM (1993) 2002


A low growing shrub reaching 1-1.2m in about 10 years

Flowers: Dense trusses of double flowers, no stamens; cream fading to white with a yellow blotch spreading over the upper lobes

Early May

Lightly scented

Foliage: Mid green, sometimes tinted bronze. Deciduous

Other Information: Commercially available


Photo: Jim Inskip Archive