• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Partial Sun
    Filtered sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Average Landscape Size
    Moderate grower to 2 to 4 ft. tall, 3 to 5 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Key Feature
    Spring Flowering
    Blooms:
    Flowering Time
    Mid-spring
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:az-ZAY-lee-uh
    Plant type:Shrub, Rhododendron
    Deciduous/evergreen:Semi-evergreen
    Sunset climate zones:4 - 9, 14 - 24, 31 - 33
    Growth habit:Round
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate grower to 2 to 4 ft. tall, 3 to 5 ft. wide.
    Special features:Fall Color
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Mid-spring
    Flower color:Red
    Flower attributesShowy Flowers
  • Care
    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
    Filtered sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.