Plant Profile: Azalea

Azaleas are ideal for a punch of colour in Spring, as their delicate blooms put on quite the display.

Profile-AzaleaNothing is more beautiful than an azalea shrub in spring bloom. These easy-care shrubs come in so many colors it’s hard to find one that doesn’t suit your needs. Azaleas can be grown in nearly any garden, instantly adding interest and color to drab areas.

Sunlight:
Semi-Shade (avoid harsh afternoon sun)

Watering:
Regular Watering

Soil:
Favour acidic soil (pH 5.5-6.0)

Pruning:
Trim azaleas after their blooming period has expired. Taking time to trim azaleas by cutting back the branches of these shrubs will also help renew overgrown plants.

 

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