Azalea: Southern Charm Latin Name: rhododendron Southern Charm (Southern Indica)
The Basics 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.
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.