Year-round, green foliage adds to the lavish reddish-purple bloom during the spring. This moderately fast grower reaches heights of 4-5 feet(4-5 feet wide). It is used for hedge, screen, and accent.
Amount of Sunlight: Partial to full shade depending on region
Amount of Water: Water weekly; more frequent watering in
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. Pruning helps maintain an attractive look while inducing branching for seasonal blooming.