Girards Fuschia Azalea
Ruffled 2" electric fuchsia/raspberry single flower, extra-glossy foliage turns to a gorgeous wine in winter, compact upright habit. This beautiful hardy azalea thrives in USDA zone 6 despite the chilling winters! A stunning profusion of single, fuchsia-colored blooms blankets the lush, green foliage in the spring. A premier flowering shrub for use as a hedge, in borders or in groupings. Loves the dappled sunlight of a woodland garden. Semi-evergreen.
|Latin Name:||Azalea x 'Girard's Fuchsia'|
|Exposure:||Part to Full Shade|
|Mature Height:||2-4 Feet|
|Mature Width:||3-5 Feet|
|Hardiness Zone:||Zone 6-9|
|Pruning Time:||Spring after flowering|
|Border, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Specimen, Urban Garden, Woodland Garden|
Thrives in humus-rich, acidic, well-drained soils. Shelter from harsh sun exposures in hot summer areas. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system; once established, maintain evenly moist soil. Keep roots cool with a layer of mulch. Prune to shape and apply an acid fertilizer after flowering.Pruning time: spring after flowering.