George L. Taber Azalea

Azalea x 'George L. Taber' (Southern Indica)

SKU
00575
Masses of showy, single, light orchid blooms with white variegation. A beautiful evergreen shrub for use as a hedge, screen or mass plantings. A sun-tolerant Southern indica Azalea that thrives in full to dappled sun in cooler northern climates; provide shade from intense afternoon sun in warm regions. Evergreen.
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Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun

Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationuh-ZAY-lee-uh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall, 4 to 6 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeMid-Spring
Design IdeasLooking for a tall, evergreen Azalea with variegated coloring' This Azalea's light orchid and white flowers will add fresh spring color to a tired garden plot that receives full sun.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
Growth HabitRound
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAzalea & Camellia Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsGardenia (Gardenia); Astilbe (Astilbe); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Daphne (Daphne); Tree Fern (Dicksonia); Fatsia (Fatsia)

Provide organically rich, acidic, well-drained soil. Shelter from harsh afternoon sun in extremely hot, arid climates. Water deeply following a regular schedule 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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-9

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