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Sunset Pink Azalea

Azalea x 'Sunset Pink' (Exbury Hybrid)

Pronunciation: uh-ZAY-lee-uh
SKU #00855
5-8

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OVERVIEW
Description An extremely hardy selection that provides a massive display of large flower trusses of exquisite rose-pink blooms, each with an orange-yellow blotch. The mounding form with bright green foliage is excellent for massing in shrub borders and perennial beds, or as a sensational flowering foundation plant. Deciduous.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Keep soil moist but not soggy.
Blooms Mid to Late Spring
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall, 4 to 6 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Easy Care
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Rounded
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Hedge
Design Ideas Exceptional early spring color for beds, borders and foundation planting. Add to perimeter plantings. A natural beneath large tree groves and the verges of wildlands or naturalistic landscapes. A traditional choice for Asian inspired gardens. Bold color for reflecting pools and water gardens.
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Oregon Grape Holly (Mahonia); Astilbe (Astilbe); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Coral Bells (Heuchera)
CARE
Care Thrives in humus-rich, acidic, well-drained soils. Shelter from harsh sun exposures in hot summer areas. Water deeply, regularly in first few growing seasons to establish root system; once established, maintain evenly moist soil. Keep roots cool with a layer of mulch. Prune to shape and apply an acid fertilizer after flowering.
HISTORY
Lore Though they are known as azaleas, all azalea hybrids are technically members of the genus Rhododendron. Azaleas and cherry blossoms are the two plants that symbolize spring in the Japanese tea garden.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.