AZALEA: SOUTHERN CHARM
LATIN NAME: RHODODENDRON SOUTHERN CHARM (SOUTHERN INDICA)
This evergreen shrub produces immense amounts of pink-white flowers with 2 inch blooms every spring. It grows 6-8 feet tall(6-8 feet wide). It is ideally used as a screen, accent, hedge, and highlight areas.
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.