Light Needs:
Light needs: Partial Sun
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
Spring Flowering
Blooms:
Flowering Time
Spring
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
Care Information
Follow 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:
Light needs: Partial Sun
Partial sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.