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Azalea purpurea

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Azalea purpurea Azalea,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Rounded, Shrub Like

Description:
Densely foliaged, rounded shrub with striking deep burgundy / red year-round foliage. Single pink flowers appear as a bonus in spring. Grows to approx. 1m H. Great planted as a feature in a pot, as a dramatic mass planting or a clipped formal hedge.

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

Position: Soil Type:
TBA Loam, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Topiary / Espalier, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Mites, Petal Blight

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Ericaceae Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Red
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: No

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