Azalea Japonica Vuyks Scarlet

 

Azalea Vuyks Scarlet. A dwarf evergreen shrub that produces beautiful funnel-shaped, bright crimson-scarlet flowers with wavy margins in spring. Makes for a highly attractive border specimen. Max Height 80cm. Max Spread 1.2m. 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.