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, 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.