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Girard's Fuchsia Evergreen Azalea

Azalea x 'Girard's Fuchsia'

Pronunciation: uh-ZAY-lee-uh
SKU #00740

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Description 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.
Light Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Watering Keep soil moist, but not soggy.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 2 to 4 ft. tall, 3 to 5 ft. wide.
Deciduous/Evergreen Semi-Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Rounded
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
Landscape Use Border, Container, Hedge
Flower Color Purplish-pink
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Gardenia (Gardenia); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Fern (Polystichum); Daphne (Daphne); Fatsia (Fatsia)
Care 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.

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