Deciduous Azalea Ginger

 

A striking deciduoud plant with brilliant orange flowers with golden upper petal. A little earlier than most deciduous azaleas flowering in mid May. Height 120-150cm in 10 years.

 

 

Plant in moist acidic well drained soil. Partial shade. 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.