Azalea: George Tabor Latin Name: rhododendron George Lindley Tabor(Southern Indica)
The Basics 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.
The Needs Amount of Sunlight: Full sun Amount of Water: Water weekly; more frequent watering in extreme heat Soil Conditions: Well-drained soil; Prefers high organic matter content Cold Hardiness Zone: 8-10
The Care 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.