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evergreen azalea (syn. Geisha Purple)

Rhododendron (Aronense Group) 'Fumiko'

evergreen azalea (syn. Geisha Purple)

£14.99
Availability: in stock 2 litre pot

Product description

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: moist, well-drained, humus-rich, acid soil or ericaceous compost
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: May
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Masses of frilly, reddish-purple flowers in May and small, dark green leaves, retained all year. This compact, evergreen azalea is ideal for brightening the front of a shrub border with humus-rich, acid soil. Best in part shade it copes well in sun as long as the soil is not allowed to dry out.

  • Garden care: Avoid planting too deeply. Apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of leaf mould around the base of the plant each spring.