This beautiful evergreen shrub has a vibrant orange-red bloom in the spring. Its rich green foliage is aesthetically alluring year-round. Its compact growth habit spreads 2-4 feet tall(3-5 feet wide). Ideally used as a screen, accent, or hedge.
Amount of Sunlight: Partial to full shade depending on the region
Amount of Water: Water weekly; more frequent watering in extreme heat
Soil Conditions: Well-drained soil; Prefers high organic matter content
Cold Hardiness Zone: 6-9
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.