AZALEA: DUC DE ROHAN
LATIN NAME: RHODODENDRON 'DUC DE ROHAN'(SOUTHERN INDICA)
This beautiful evergreen azalea has a single salmon-pink bloom that makes this plant appealing in the landscape world. Its rich green foliage is aesthetically alluring year-round. Its compact growth habit spreads 2-3 feet tall(2-3 feet wide). Ideally used as a screen, accent, or hedge.
Amount of Sunlight: Partial to full shade depending on region
Amount of Water: Plenty of moisture; frequent watering
Soil Conditions: Well-drained soil; Prefers high organic matter content
Cold Hardiness Zone: 8-9
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 mature root system is established. Pruning helps maintain an attractive look while inducing branching for seasonal blooming.