Girard's Crimson Evergreen Azalea

Azalea x 'Girard's Crimson'

SKU
00204
Beautiful, very large, rosy-red crimson flowers bloom in spring. Its dense, compact habit with glossy evergreen foliage add year-round interest. A great accent plant for a dappled sun to open shade landscape setting; more sun-tolerant in cooler regions. Ideal for massing on north or east facing, sloped sites. Works well 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 MaturitySlow growing; reaches 3 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeRepeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
Growth HabitCompact, Rounded
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsPartial sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Compact Form
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Thrives in humus-rich, acidic, well-drained soils. Prefers dappled sun to bright shade; takes some sun in cooler northern zones. Shelter from drying winds. 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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 8

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