Azalea x 'Rosebud' (Gable Hybrid)
|Description||This longtime favorite is true to its name, with blooms recalling the classic beauty of roses. Shell pink rosebuds open to rosy pink double flowers in spring. This selection is characterized by slow spreading growth and remains neat and tidy in the landscape. Evergreen.|
|Light||Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil moist, but not soggy.|
|Mature Size||Slow growing; reaches 2 to 4 ft. tall and wide.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge|
|Design Ideas||Azaleas naturally thrive in the acidic soils beneath natural woodlands or ornamental groves of evergreen and hardwood trees. This is a perfect selection for front foundation bed planting. Place near the front entrance to call attention in the spring with its exquisite mass of color. Outstanding shrub for all beds and borders and will integrate with nearly every plant sharing the same requirements.|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Companion Plants||Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla); Elderberry (Sambucus); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Hosta (Hosta)|
|Care||Thrives in humus-rich, acidic, moist, well-drained soils. Shelter from harsh sun exposures in hot summer areas. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, maintain evenly moist soil. Keep roots cool with a layer of mulch. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom.|
|Lore||The Azalea is essential of the Japanese tea garden as a symbol of spring, and is found in gardens throughout Asia.|
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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.