Nuccio's Carnival Azalea
Azalea x 'Nuccio's Carnival' (Southern Indica)
|A profusion of large, single to semi-double rose-red blooms add bright color to the landscape. Flowers are backed by handsome, rich green evergreen foliage. Excellent colorful accent.
|Full sun, Partial sun
|Keep soil moist but not soggy.
|Vigorous grower to 3 ft. tall and wide.
|Suitable beside a short flight of steps or even under a low window, this three- foot-tall, rose-red Azalea will provide sustained color in a smaller-scale landscape. The bright red color looks particularly handsome against wood and stone facades.
|Keep the scale small by mixing with a selection of dwarf, acid-loving shrubs, such as the white-flowering Prelude Pieris (Pieris taiwanensis 'Prelude') and Compact Oregon Grape Holly (Mahonia aquifolium 'Compacta'), with its deep-green foliage that turns to purplish-red in winter.
|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.
|Large Southern Indica azaleas distinguish most of the great old gardens of the South including historic plantation homes.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-9
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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.