Deciduous Azalea Strawberry Ice

 

Deciduous Azalea Strawberry Ice. An upright erect deciduous shrub with clusters of funnel-shaped, pale flesh pink flowers with deep yellow marks in spring. Makes for an attractive border addition. Max Height 2m. Max Spread 2m. Flowers April to May.

 

 

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.