Azalea, Hot Shot


Description: Hot Shot Girard Azalea is an extremely hardy shrub, with large colored fiery orange-red to scarlet blooms and beautiful foliage in the fall.

Common Name: Hot Shot Azalea

Scientific Name: Rhododendron 'Girard Hot Shot'

Type: Perennial, Shrub

Exposure: Mostly Shade, Filtered Sun

Size: 2-4' height, 3-5' spread

Bloom Color: Red / Orange

Bloom Period: Spring

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 - 9

Companion Plants: Rhododendron, Astilbe, Liriope, Hosta, White Azalea


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