Girard's Renee Michelle Evergreen Azalea
Azalea x 'Girard's Renee Michelle'
|Description||This showy, hardy azalea thrives in USDA zone 6 despite the chilling winters! Very deep pink, ruffled flowers have a dark pink-spotted throat. The profusion of blooms creates a thrilling spring specimen, excellent for use as a hedge, in borders or in a mass planting for an impressive color display. Semi-evergreen.|
|Light||Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil moist but not soggy.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 3 to 5 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge|
|Design Ideas||A heavy bloomer for spicy early spring foundation beds out front of the house. Spot into mixed borders for welcome spring color addition. Use for fleshing out partially shaded bends beneath tree groves. A good selection for sideyards with enough light and courtyards in the South. An important component of the Japanese tea garden to signify the season of spring with its blooms. Newly discovered for modern architecture as a single bold shrub for enclosed outdoor spaces.|
|Companion Plants||Gardenia (Gardenia); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Daphne (Daphne); Tree Fern (Dicksonia); 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.|
|Lore||In its habitat of origin on volcano slopes of northern Japan, these are known as "torch azaleas" due to the naturally intense coloring.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9
We cannot currently ship this product to your zip code.
No Retailers found within 50 miles of your zipcode
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.
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.