Azalea x 'Hino-Crimson' (Kurume hybrid)
Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
|Lore||The Kurume azaleas are preferred for the art of bonsai due to their smaller stature and diminutive leaves.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 2 to 4 ft. tall, 3 to 5 ft. wide.|
|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. Perfectly paired with dwarf conifers or in front of taller rhododendrons. Superior choice for both Chinese and Japanese inspired gardens.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Azalea & Camellia Food|
|Special Feature||Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.|
|Key Feature||Showy Spring Flowers|
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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6 - 9