Nuccio's Wild Cherry Azalea
Azalea x 'Nuccio's Wild Cherry' (Satsuki hybrid)
|Description||Beautiful, fast-growing, upright shrub helps extend flowering season! Great color for containers, or use as low border. Extra large blooms with round petals of light cherry-red. Evergreen.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil moist but not soggy.|
|Mature Size||Grows to 3 to 3 1/2 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Design Ideas||A perfectly sized azalea for high profile foundation planting. Attention getter at close range around outdoor living areas or to liven up dull shrub borders. Create irregular groups in sheltered locations around tree groves and in acidic soils in conjunction with conifers. Superior choice for both Chinese and Japanese inspired gardens.|
|Companion Plants||Gardenia (Gardenia); Japanese Maple (Acer); Tree Fern (Dicksonia); Daphne (Daphne); Fatsia (Fatsia)|
|Care||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.|
|Lore||Azaleas are among the few blooming plants found in the traditional Japanese tea garden, and the earliest known hybrids originated in Japan. All azaleas are actually classified under genus Rhododendron, but share their own distinct taxonomical grouping.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9
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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.