'Karen's' Early Purple Azalea

Azalea x 'Karen's'

Super tough 2" purple single flower, super early bloomer, compact wide habit, vigorous grower, shiny green foliage turns plum in winter.

Sunlight Exposure:Full SunPart Sun

Plant Type(s): Flowering Shrub

Color(s): Purple

  • Plant Height: 1.5’ - 2’
  • Plant Width: 2’ - 3’
  • Hardy Zones: 4 - 8

Spring/Summer Care: For best flower production, always prune within 30 days after flowering then leave alone. Do not fertilize past June.

Autumn/Winter Care: No pruning or maintenance needed.

Fertilizer Needs: Azalea rarely need fertilizer, but when they do, it is best to use organic-based fertilizers during late winter. If soil pH is high, there are also acidic fertilizers designed for Azalea/Rhododendron that could be used.

'Karen's' Early Purple Azalea
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