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Rhododendron 'Stewartstonian'

Stewartstonian Azalea

Azalea

Comments

A dazzling variety covered in smallish yet abundant hot red flowers in spring over glossy dark green semi-evergreen foliage; absolutely must have well-drained, highly acidic and organic soil, use plenty of peat moss when planting

Description

A dazzling variety covered in smallish yet abundant hot red flowers in spring over glossy dark green semi-evergreen foliage; absolutely must have well-drained, highly acidic and organic soil, use plenty of peat moss when planting

Landscape Attributes

Stewartstonian Azalea is an open multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a more or less rounded form. 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.

Stewartstonian Azalea is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent;Mass Planting;General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Stewartstonian Azalea will grow to be about 4 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 4 feet. It tends to be a little leggy, with a typical clearance of 1 foot from the ground. 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:

5b

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

4 feet

4 feet

acidic

rich

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

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