Rose Glow Azalea
Rose Glow Azalea
Azalea indica 'Rose Glow'Item #0525 USDA Hardiness Zone: 9 - 11
Prolific bloomer of large, single, rose-red flowers. Forms roundish, lush, bushy plants. Beautiful evergreen, premier shrub for use as hedge, walkway border or massed planting for impressive display.
- OverviewLight Needs:Filtered sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Moderate growing to 3 to 5 ft. tall, 4 to 6 ft. wide.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:az-ZAY-lee-uhDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenSunset climate zones:14 - 24Growth habit:RoundGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Moderate growing to 3 to 5 ft. tall, 4 to 6 ft. wide.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:SpringFlower color:RedFlower attributesShowy FlowersGarden styleAsian/ZenDesign IdeasExceptional early spring color for beds, borders and foundation planting. Add to perimeter plantings. A natural large tree groves and the verges of wildlands or naturalistic landscapes. A traditional choice for Asian inspired gardens. Bold color for reflecting pools and water gardens.Companion PlantsCamellia (Camellia); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Gardenia (Gardenia); Oregon Grape Holly (Mahonia)
- CareCare InformationFollow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Provide well drained soil, rich in organic matter. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch.Pruning time: spring after flowering.Light Needs:Filtered sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
- History & LoreHistory:Southern Indica azaleas (Azalea indica) are actually native to Japan and first introduced into Holland in 1680 but failed to catch on there. It reached America in the 18th century and became popular outdoor landscape plants in the warmer parts of the South. Fruitland Nurseries of Georgia was among the first to offer the emerging varieties for sale and extensive breeding both here and in Holland has produced a wide range of forms.Lore:Large Southern Indica azaleas distinguish most of the great old gardens of the South including historic plantation homes.