Nuccio's Carnival Azalea

Azalea x 'Nuccio's Carnival' (Southern Indica)

SKU
0615
A profusion of large, single to semi-double deep rose blooms add bright color to the spring landscape. Excellent foliage backs the blooms. Perfectly sized for modest residential gardens. Add to beds, borders and group with other azaleas to extend the bloom season. Protect from reflected heat. Evergreen shrub. Full sun. Fast grower to 3 feet tall and as wide.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationuh-ZAY-lee-uh
LoreLarge Southern Indica azaleas distinguish most of the great old gardens of the South including historic plantation homes.
Average Size at MaturityVigorous grower to 3 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Design IdeasSuitable beside a short flight of steps or even under a low window, this three- foot-tall, rose-red Azalea will provide sustained color in a smaller-scale landscape. The bright red color looks particularly handsome against wood and stone facades.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen
Growth HabitRound
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial 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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