Azalea, Crimson


Description: Large, vivid crimson flowers cover this compact azalea in spring. Broadly rounded semi-evergreen with large, glossy green foliage that becomes and attractive bronze color in winter. Great for a border or accent planting in full sun and partial shade. Makes a great companion plant for Japanese Maples.

Common Name: Crimson Azalea

Scientific Name: Rhododendron 'Girard Crimson'

Type: Perennial, Shrub

Exposure: Morning Sun - Afternoon Shade

Size: 2-3' height, 2-3' spread

Bloom Color: Red

Bloom Period: March - May

Foliage Color: Green

Landscape Use: Background, Containers, Planters, Entryway, Focal Point Specimen, Foundation, Garden Pond, Hedges, Landscape Beds, Planting, Outdoor, Shrub Border, Groups, Woodland

Soil: Well-Drained

Growth Rate: Moderate

Zone: 5 - 8

Companion Plants: Endless Summer Hydrangea, Sweetspire, Oakleaf, Hydrangea, Japanese Maple Tree


*Attracts Butterflies


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