Azalea x 'Tradition' (Kurume hybrid)
Keep soil moist but not soggy.
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|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing 2 to 4 ft. high, 3 to 5 ft. wide.|
|Design Ideas||Exceptional early spring color for partial shade beds, borders and foundation plantings. A natural under large tree groves and on the perimeter of wildlands or naturalistic landscapes. A traditional choice for Asian inspired gardens. Bold color for reflecting pools and water gardens.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Coastal Exposure|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun|
|Soil Needs||Azalea & Camellia Food|
|Special Feature||Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Keep soil moist but not soggy.|
|Companion Plants||This Azalea works nicely with other Asian garden plants such as Weeping Cherry, Japanese Maple, Hydrangea, Camellia and Liriope. It's exceptional alongside the colored foliage Oregon Grape Holly and Painted Fern.|
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: 6-9