Girard's Roberta Evergreen Azalea

Azalea x 'Girard's Roberta'

SKU
0755
Thrives in cold climates! Profusion of large, double, rich pink blooms. Premier flowering shrub for use as hedge, walkway border or in massed planting for impressive color display. Semi-evergreen.
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6 - 9

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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationuh-ZAY-lee-uh
LoreIn its habitat of origin on volcano slopes of northern Japan, these are known as "torch azaleas" due to the naturally intense coloring.
Average Size at MaturityModerate grower to 2 to 4 ft. tall, 3 to 5 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeMid-spring
Design IdeasA heavy bloomer for spicy early spring foundation beds out front of the house. Spot into mixed borders for welcome spring color addition. Use for fleshing out partially shaded bends beneath tree groves. A good selection for sideyards with enough light and courtyards in the South.. Important component of the Japanese tea garden to signify the season of spring with its blooms. Newly discovered for modern architecture as a single bold shrub for enclosed outdoor spaces.
Deciduous/ EvergreenSemi-Evergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen
Growth HabitRound
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Poolside, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsPartial sun
Soil NeedsAzalea & Camellia Food
Special FeatureGift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Key FeatureSpring Flowering

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.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 6 - 9

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