Little John Azalea
Azalea x 'Little John' (Southern Indica)
Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 6 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Prized for foliage; occasionally produces sporadic blooms in spring.|
|Design Ideas||For a sunny garden that needs symmetry, consider adding a pair of this Azalea to accent the evergreen palette. Not only does its rounded form have deep burgundy-red flowers, its foliage is mahogany which provides rare, year-round color.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Azalea & Camellia Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.|
|Key Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color|
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: 8 - 9