Girard's Crimson Evergreen Azalea
Azalea x Girard hybrid 'Girard's Crimson'
|Description||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.|
|Watering||Keep soil moist, but not soggy.|
|Mature Size||Slow growing; reaches 2 to 4 ft. tall, |3 to 4 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Compact Form|
|Flower Attributes||Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Companion Plants||Gardenia (Gardenia); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Daphne (Daphne); Tree Fern (Dicksonia); Fatsia (Fatsia)|
|Care||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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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.