The Robe Evergreen Azalea
Azalea x 'The Robe'
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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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||Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage|
|Growth Habit||Compact, Rounded|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Privacy Screen, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Azalea & Camellia Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Gardenia (Gardenia); Astilbe (Astilbe); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Daphne (Daphne); Tree Fern (Dicksonia); Fatsia (Fatsia)|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Provide well drained soil, rich in organic matter. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9