Azalea Japonica Kermesina Rosa

 

Azalea Kermesina Rosa. Bushy evergreen with a dwarf rounded growth habit. Spectacular glowing rich pink flowers with a picotee edge are produced with such freedom as to cover the entire bush. ideal for planting in a border. Max Height 60cm. Max Spread 60cm. Flowers May.

 

 

Plant in moist acidic well drained soil in a sheltered site. Full sun / partial shade, Hardy.

 

Dead head and do necessary pruning after flowering. Provide a winter mulch.

 

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.