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Rhododendron periclymenoides

Pinxterbloom Azalea

Azalea

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A native species azalea that produces showy clusters of soft pink flowers in early spring before the leaves emerge, tends to spread; absolutely must have well-drained, highly acidic and organic soil, use plenty of peat moss when planting

Description

A native species azalea that produces showy clusters of soft pink flowers in early spring before the leaves emerge, tends to spread; absolutely must have well-drained, highly acidic and organic soil, use plenty of peat moss when planting

Landscape Attributes

Pinxterbloom 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 shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

Pinxterbloom Azalea is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent;Mass Planting;General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Pinxterbloom Azalea will grow to be about 5 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:

4a

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

5 feet

6 feet

acidic

rich

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

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