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Rhododendron 'Hershey's Red'

Hershey's Red Azalea

Azalea

Comments

Stunning red blooms cover this attractive dense compact shrub in mid spring; ideal when massed in borders, foundation plantings, or low screening; absolutely must have well-drained, highly acidic and organic soil

Description

Stunning red blooms cover this attractive dense compact shrub in mid spring; ideal when massed in borders, foundation plantings, or low screening; absolutely must have well-drained, highly acidic and organic soil

Landscape Attributes

Hershey's Red Azalea is a dense multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other landscape plants with finer foliage.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Hershey's Red Azalea is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;General Garden Use;Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Hershey's Red Azalea will grow to be about 3 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 3 feet. It has a low canopy. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 40 years or more.

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

6b

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

3 feet

3 feet

acidic

rich

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

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