AZALEA: GEORGE TABOR
LATIN NAME: RHODODENDRON GEORGE LINDLEY TABOR(SOUTHERN INDICA)
This evergreen shrub produces immense amounts of flowers that are light orchid with white edges, creating a purple bloom every winter and spring. This azalea grows moderately reaching a height of 6-10 feet(4-8 feet wide). Ideally used as a screen, accent, or hedge.
Amount of Sunlight: Full sun
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.