- Evergreen Shrubs
- Azalea Dogwood
The beautiful white and pink variegated blooms of this evergreen make it appealing in the landscape world. Its compact growth habit spreads 3-4 feet tall and wide. Its glossy oval-shaped leaves are an attractive change for an azalea. This plant can be used as a hedge or decorative accent planting.
Amount of Sunlight: Partial to full shade depending on the region
Amount of Water: Frequent watering; Needs plenty of moisture
Soil Conditions: Well-drained soil; Prefers high organic matter content
Cold Hardiness Zone: 8-10
It is essential to frequently water newly planted azaleas due to their shallow root systems. The amount of water necessary should equal one inch of rain per week until a mature root system is established. Pruning helps maintain an attractive look while inducing branching for seasonal blooming.