Azalea x 'Mistral' (Southern Indica)
Filtered sun, Partial shade
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 4 to 6 ft. tall and wide.|
|Design Ideas||Consider planting along a sunny wall or foundation to delight in the explosion of color as winter turns full steam into spring. Extra large blooms with masses of big pink blossoms from late March to April.|
|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|
|Soil Needs||Azalea & Camellia Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Key Feature||Showy Spring Flowers|
Provide acidic, well-drained soil rich in organic matter. Best in an east or north exposure, protected from harsh sun. Follow a regular schedule of deep waterings during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8 - 9