Sweet Sixteen Evergreen Azalea
Azalea x 'Sweet Sixteen' PP #12,847
Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
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|Lore||Though they are known as azaleas, all azalea hybrids are technically members of genus Rhododendron.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slow growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Partial sun|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Soil Needs||Azalea & Camellia Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Dense Habit, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Wet Soils|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.|
|Companion Plants||Japanese Maple (Acer); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Camellia (Camellia); Clethra (Clethra)|
Thrives in humus-rich, acidic, moist, well-drained soils. Shelter from harsh sun exposures in hot summer areas. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season 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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9