Congratulatory Light Azalea

Azalea x 'Juko' (Satsuki hybrid)

Pronunciation: uh-ZAY-lee-uh
SKU #00827
7-9

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OVERVIEW
Description Beautiful, mounding shrub helps extend flowering season! Great color for use in containers, or low border shrub. Satsuki varieties can often handle a little more sun than most azaleas, though dappled sunlight is recommended. Blooms of light pink, speckled with deeper pink; some are solid. Evergreen.
Light Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Watering Keep soil moist but not soggy.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Slow growing to 2½ to 3 ft. tall, 3 to 3½ ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Attracts Butterflies, Compact Form
Problems/Solutions Coastal Exposure
Growth Rate Slow
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container
Design Ideas Dwarf stature makes an excellent shrub for smaller urban application. Exceptional plant for beds and borders; gives foundtion planting early spring color. Naturalize beneath tree groves and on verges of wildlands. A natural for the traditional Asian inspired garden. A popular bonsai specimen.
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Japanese Maple (Acer); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Camellia (Camellia); Mountain Laurel (Kalmia); Clethra (Clethra)
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. 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.
HISTORY
Lore Though they are known as azaleas, all azalea hybrids are technically members of the 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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