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Azalea hybrida Scarlet Dragon

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Azalea hybrida Scarlet Dragon TBA

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Rounded

Very hardy, Scarlet Dragon has small, glossy, dark green leaves. Large bright red single flowers cover the low spreading bush in Spring but will also spot flower in Autumn and Winter.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Shady Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Mites, Petal Blight, Thrips

Cultural Notes: Prefers moist, slightly acidic soil. Ensure good ventilation around Azaleas to discourage pests. Prune after flowering to maintain a good shape.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Ericaceae Europe

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate