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Hershey's Red Evergreen Azalea

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  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Height/Habit: 4 - 6 feet
  • Zone: 6-9
  • Flowering Date: Mid spring
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Hershey's Red Evergreen Azalea

Description
Hershey's Red Azalea produces masses of slightly fragrant, 2", red double blooms in mid-spring that attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Perfect for spring containers, be sure to prune immediately after flowering to ensure abundant blooms for many years to come. Dark green leaves display throughout the seasons and can also function as a 3' x 3' hedge. Best grown in acidic, well-drained soil in a full sun or partial shade landscape. Hershey's Red Azalea ships established in its own 1 gallon pot. Rhododendron k 'Hershey's Red'
Product Details
  • Season Fall
  • Unit of Measure1
  • Botanical NameRhododendron kurume 'Hershey's Red'
  • Sun ExposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Spread4 - 6 feet
  • Spacing4 - 6 feet
  • Hardiness Zone6-9
  • Flowering DateMid spring
  • Planting InstructionsSelect a location protected from strong winds. Partial shade is best. Set the plant at the same level it is growing at in the container. Firm soil well and water thoroughly.
  • Winter CareApply mulch to conserve soil moisture. Protect from strong winter wind and intense sun.
  • Flower Color:red
  • Flower FormBroadleaf
  • Foliage TypeEvergreen, elliptic, healthy-looking, dark green foliage.
  • Soil RequirementWell-drained, organically rich, moisture retentive acidic soil.
  • Watering RequirementMoist, well-drained. Water thoroughly when dry. Adequate water until the ground freezes is necessary to sustain the plant during winter
  • PruningRemove spent flowers as soon as possible to prevent wasted energy on seed production. After flowering. Prune after blooming to shape. Do not prune during winter as next year's flowers will be removed
  • Unique Characterstics(from GA Farms) Naturalizing, evergreen, attracts pollinators, fragrant,
  • Shipped1 GALLON POT
  • Height/Habit4 - 6 feet
  • Growth RateModerate.
Shipping Information

When will my order ship?

Orders for in-stock seeds, general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping time frames outlined below:

*Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

2018 Fall Shipping Schedule
Zone Bulbs, Potted Plants and Perennials
1A - 6B 9/4/18 - 11/2/18
7A-10B 9/4/18 - 11/16/18
Last Order Date Zones 1-6: 10/29/18
Zones 7-10: 11/12/18

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