This deciduous azalea blooms for five months of the year. From spring into early fall large red flowers continually appear providing a stunning contrast to dark green foliage. Staying relatively compact it is also a good shrub for small spaces and areas where a shade loving plant is needed. Part sun or part shade tend to be just the right amount of light. It is a disease resistant plant, but adequate mulch should be maintained to keep the soil moist and continually improve the quality of the ground.
|Bloom Color:||Hot pink|
|Bloom Period:||Spring to fall|
|Genus & Species:||Bloom-A-Thon® Red Rhododendron x 'RLH1-1P2' USPP 21,562|
|Mature Height:||40 to 50 inches|
|Mature Spread:||36 to 48 inches|
|Plant Spacing:||36 to 48 inches|
|Planting Depth:||Even with the crown of the plant|
|Planting Time:||Spring Planting|
|Soil Type:||Well drained soil|
|Sun Exposure:||Full sun to Part Shade|
|Zone:||6b to 9b|
General care for any tree or shrub is easy, but like any living thing will require your attention. Please educate yourself and follow these simple rules.
Caring for Azalea Red Bloomathon®
Azalea grows best with afternoon shade but is adaptable to a variety of light conditions especially in well drained soil rich in organic matter. Consistent soil moisture will benefit azalea so a good blanket of mulch is recommended. typically grow slowly and keep a nice shape, but if pruning is required do so in the fall after the final blooms fade.