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Rhododendron 'Temple Alexandra'

Temple Alexandra Azalea

Azalea

Comments

This evergreen shrub has green leaves that turn coppery in fall; stunning clusters of showy deep pink flowers in mid-spring; absolutely must have well-drained, highly acidic and organic soil, use plenty of peat moss when planting

Description

This evergreen shrub has green leaves that turn coppery in fall; stunning clusters of showy deep pink flowers in mid-spring; absolutely must have well-drained, highly acidic and organic soil, use plenty of peat moss when planting

Landscape Attributes

Temple Alexandra Azalea is an open multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with a more or less rounded form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

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.

Temple Alexandra Azalea is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent;Mass Planting;General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Temple Alexandra Azalea will grow to be about 6 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 6 feet. It tends to be a little leggy, with a typical clearance of 1 foot from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. 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:

7a

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

6 feet

6 feet

acidic

rich

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

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