Sweet Sixteen Evergreen Azalea
Azalea x 'Sweet Sixteen'
|Description||Lovely, pearl pink, double blooms are complemented by dense evergreen foliage that retains its deep green coloring throughout winter. This sturdy variety with a dense, well-branched habit and cold hardy buds holds up well in inclement weather, with a better tolerance of wet and clay soils over others. A stunning selection for a grouping or a shrub border.|
|Watering||Keep soil moist but not soggy.|
|Mature Size||Slow growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Privacy Screen|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Companion Plants||Japanese Maple (Acer); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Camellia (Camellia); Clethra (Clethra)|
|Care||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.|
|Lore||Though they are known as azaleas, all azalea hybrids are technically members of genus Rhododendron.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9
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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.