azalea 'orchid lights'*

Size: 2 gallon

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  • clusters of trumpet-shaped flowers cover the plant
  • purple buds open to lavender with a fuchsia blotch
  • medium green leaves appear after the flowers and turn yellow in the fall 
  • mounding, rounded habit when mature
  • bloom time: spring
  • type: deciduous
  • zone 4 
  • height 80-100cm
  • spread 100-125cm
  • colour mauve-lilac
  • azalea have a shallow, fibrous root system, requiring constant moisture, but dislike standing water
  • they need protection from the midday sun and a fertile soil with a low pH
  • to promote flowering for the following season, any pruning should be done soon after blooming, to leave enough time for the buds to reset
  • full sun, partial sun/shade
  • fragrant
  • rock garden
  • (image courtesy of NVK nurseries, NVK holdings inc.)