Girard's Fuchsia Evergreen Azalea

Azalea x 'Girard's Fuchsia'

SKU
00740
This beautiful hardy azalea thrives in USDA zone 6 despite the chilling winters! A stunning profusion of single, fuchsia-colored blooms blankets the lush, green foliage in the spring. A premier flowering shrub for use as a hedge, in borders or in groupings. Loves the dappled sunlight of a woodland garden. Semi-evergreen.
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6-9

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Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun

Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.

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Botanical Pronunciationuh-ZAY-lee-uh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 2 to 4 ft. tall, 3 to 5 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenSemi-evergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPurplish-pink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
Growth HabitRound
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAzalea & Camellia Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
Companion PlantsGardenia (Gardenia); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Fern (Polystichum); Daphne (Daphne); Fatsia (Fatsia)

Thrives in humus-rich, acidic, well-drained soils. Shelter from harsh sun exposures in hot summer areas. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system; once established, maintain evenly moist soil. Keep roots cool with a layer of mulch. Prune to shape and apply an acid fertilizer after flowering.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

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