Brilliant Azalea

Azalea x 'Brilliant' (Southern Indica)

SKU
00560
Outstanding midseason bloomer with single flowers of watermelon-red backed by excellent deep green foliage. One of the most reliable azaleas for southern zones. Makes a showy border, informal hedge or showy landscape accent. Attractive in containers. Evergreen.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationuh-ZAY-lee-uh
Average Size at MaturityModerate grower 6-8 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeEarly spring
Design IdeasWith its evergreen leaves and upright form, this Azalea is useful as a screening plant to help define an outdoor room or plant along a fence to screen it.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
Growth HabitRound
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAzalea & Camellia Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Provide rich, acidic, well drained soil. Shelter from harsh sun in hot summer areas. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Keep roots cool with a layer of mulch. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 8 - 9

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