Azalea hybrids double - Plant
Description for Azalea hybrids double
Tolerates a fair amount of sun in cool northern summers, but leaves may scorch in hot afternoon sun in the St. Louis area. Plant in a location protected from strong winds.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Rhododendron Girard s Crimson||red||Late Spring||Moderate growing to 6 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.||easy to grow|
Planting and care
The deep planting encourages the developing stem to send out roots to help stabilize the plant and perhaps eliminate the need for staking. Also, deep planting keeps Bangada bulbs cool when temperatures soar. Enrich the soil with leaf mold or well-rotted organic matter to encourage good drainage.
|Partial to full sun||well-drained soil||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.||-||apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Azalea hybrids double
- To help conserve water, reduce stress, and encourage healthy growth, apply a 2- to 4-inch layer of chopped and shredded leaves, grass clippings, or shredded bark around the base of your plants. Allow about an inch of space between the mulch and the base stem of the plant.
Typical uses of Azalea hybrids double
Special features: Mass, group or specimen. Shrub borders, mixed borders, woodland gardens and shade gardens. Also effective in foundation plantings or as a hedge. Woodland margins.
Culinary use: na
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
Border, Container, Mass Planting, Urban Garden, Woodland Garden
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