Deciduous Azalea Fireball


Deciduous Azalea Fireball. Deciduous azalea with an upright growth habit. Popular variety due to its late-season orange-red coloured flowers and bronzy coloured foliage. Makes an attractive addition to any border having a height of 4-6 ft and a spread of around 3 feet.



Plant in moist acidic well drained soil. Full sun, Hardy. Provide a winter mulch for added protection.


General Azalea Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding a bucketful of planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if the Azalea is well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the Azalea and area thoroughly
  • Water regular until Azalea is established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.