Sweet Sixteen Evergreen Azalea

Azalea x 'Sweet Sixteen' PP #12,847

SKU
40104
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.
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Botanical Pronunciationuh-ZAY-lee-uh
LoreThough they are known as azaleas, all azalea hybrids are technically members of genus Rhododendron.
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
Growth HabitMounding
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsPartial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsAzalea & Camellia Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Dense Habit, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Wet Soils
Water NeedsHigh
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 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

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