Girard's Rose Azalea
Girard's Rose Azalea
Azalea x 'Girard's Rose' (Girard hybrid)Item #0760 USDA Hardiness Zone: 6 - 9
Thrives in cold climates! Profuse single, deep rose-red blooms. Semi-evergreen foliage has tints of red in fall. Use as a tidy hedge, walkway border or in a mass planting for impressive display. Semi-evergreen.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial shade to partial sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.Average Landscape Size:Moderate growing; reaches 2 to 4 ft. tall, 3 to 5 ft. wide.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:az-ZAY-lee-uhDeciduous/evergreen:Semi-evergreenSunset climate zones:4 - 9, 14 - 24, 31 - 33Growth habit:RoundedGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 2 to 4 ft. tall, 3 to 5 ft. wide.Special features:Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Bird Friendly, Easy Care, Fall Color, Gift PlantFoliage color:GreenBlooms:Mid-SpringFlower color:RedFlower attributesShowy FlowersCompanion PlantsGardenia (Gardenia); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Tree Fern (Dicksonia); Daphne (Daphne); Fatsia (Fatsia)
- CareCare InformationProvide well drained soil, rich in organic matter. Avoid harsh afternoon sun; best with dappled shade in hot summer areas. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch.Pruning time: spring after flowering.Light Needs:Partial shade to partial sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
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