Congratulatory Light Azalea
Azalea x 'Juko' (Satsuki hybrid)
|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.|
|Mature Size||Slow growing to 2½ to 3 ft. tall, 3 to 3½ ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Attracts Butterflies, Compact Form|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|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.|
|Companion Plants||Japanese Maple (Acer); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Camellia (Camellia); Mountain Laurel (Kalmia); Clethra (Clethra)|
|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.|
|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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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.