Silver Sword Azalea

Azalea x 'Silver Sword' (Girard hybrid)

SKU
00207
Vivid bright pink flowers age to red and practically smother the variegated foliage in early spring. Unique deep green leaves have narrow creamy yellow margins. An excellent foundation plant or low border hedge along walkways. Evergreen.
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6 - 9

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Filtered sun, Partial shade

Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.

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Botanical Pronunciationuh-ZAY-lee-uh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 3 ft. tall, 5 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeEarly Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage
Growth HabitBushy
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Partial shade
Soil NeedsAzalea & Camellia Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest, Tolerates Urban Pollution
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.

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

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