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Autumn Moon Azalea

Azalea x 'Shugetsu' (Satsuki hybrid)

Pronunciation: uh-ZAY-lee-uh
SKU #00851
7-9

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OVERVIEW
Description A beautiful, small azalea shrub that extends the flowering season! Huge, deep purplish pink blooms, many with white throats, and some with solid color. Great color for containers, or use as low border shrub. Satsuki varieties can often handle a little more sun than most azaleas, though dappled sunlight is recommended. Evergreen.
Light Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Watering Keep soil moist but not soggy.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Slowly reaches 3 to 3½ ft. tall, 2 to 2½ ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Compact Form
Growth Rate Slow
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container
Design Ideas A perfectly sized azalea for high profile foundation planting. Attention getter at close range around outdoor living areas or to liven up dull shrub borders. Create irregular groups in sheltered locations around tree groves and in acidic soils in conjunction with conifers. Superior choice for both Chinese and Japanese inspired gardens.
Flower Color Purplish-pink
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum); Gardenia (Gardenia); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Astilbe (Astilbe); Oregon Grape Holly (Mahonia); Camellia (Camellia)
CARE
Care Provide well-drained soil, acidic and rich in organic matter. Best in an east or north exposure, protected from harsh sun in hot, dry climates. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch.
HISTORY
Lore Though they are known as azaleas, all azalea hybrids are technically members of genus Rhododendron. Originally bred, and still widely popular for bonsai use, Satsuki azaleas are twiggy with dense foliage, have a low, spreading, rounded and notably smaller leaves.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9

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