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Azalea indica Violacea

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Azalea indica Violacea TBA
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Rounded

A classic and tough evergreen Azalea for full sun or part shade. Large bright violet-purple double flowers are plentiful in late Winter and Spring. Growing to approx. 1m tall, this azalea can be pruned to a desired shape, hedged or used as a single specimen in a pot. Great mass planted under trees in more formal landscapes.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 1-2m

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

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Feature, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Topiary / Espalier, Verge, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Bud Drop, Mealy Bugs, Mites, Petal Blight, Possums, White Fly

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Ericaceae Europe

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink, Purple
Flower Fragrant: Yes
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: No

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