Azalea x 'Holland' (Kaempferi hybrid)
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Lore||Though they are known as azaleas, all azalea hybrids are technically members of the genus Rhododendron. Azaleas and cherry blossoms are the two plants that symbolize spring in the Japanese tea garden.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate grower to 2 to 4 ft. tall, 3 to 5 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Mid to late spring|
|Design Ideas||Exceptional early spring color for beds, borders and foundation planting. Add to perimeter plantings for bright spots. A natural beneath large tree groves and the verges of wildlands or naturalistic landscapes. A traditional choice for Asian inspired gardens. Bold color for reflecting pools and water gardens.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Azalea & Camellia Food|
|Special Feature||Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Group this vivid azalea with other acid loving plants such as Normandy Rhododendron, (Rhododendron x 'Normandy'), Seiryu Japanese Maple, (Acer palmatum 'Seiryu'), Orangee Flame Oregon Grape Holly, (Mahonia aquifolium 'Orangee Flame') and Makinoi's Holly Fern, (Polystichum makinoi).|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Provide well drained soil, rich in organic matter. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9