• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Partial Sun
    Partial shade to partial sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Average Landscape Size
    Moderate growing to 2 to 4 ft. tall, 3 to 5 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Key Feature
    Showy Spring Flowers
    Blooms:
    Flowering Time
    Spring
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:az-ZAY-lee-uh
    Plant type:Shrub, Rhododendron
    Deciduous/evergreen:Semi-evergreen
    Sunset climate zones:31 - 33
    Growth habit:Round
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing to 2 to 4 ft. tall, 3 to 5 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Spring
    Flower color:Purplish-pink
    Flower attributesShowy Flowers
    Garden styleAsian/Zen, Cottage
  • Care
    Care Information
    Provide well drained soil, rich in organic matter. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch.Pruning time: spring after flowering.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Partial Sun
    Partial shade to partial sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.