Enjoy LAVENDER FORMOSA AZALEA shrubs for their...
. beautiful spring flowers >>> large + early season bloom
. fast vigorous growth habit >>> grows to 6-12'
. attractive year-round foliage
. enduring popularity >>> planted en masse + privacy screens + heirloom gardens
USDA plant hardiness zones: 7b, 8, 9 | winter hardy to 5 °F (-15 °C)
Sunset plant hardiness zones: 4-9, 14-24 [western states]
LIGHT: bright shade [tolerates morning sun]
WATER: evenly moist
SOIL: fertile + humus-rich + slightly acid + well-drained [soil pH 5.5-6]
Botanical Name: Rhododendron x 'Lavender Formosa'
Plant Family: Ericaceae - Heather Family
Plant Origin/Azalea Nursery Cultivar: Asia | Hybrid Indica Azalea
a.k.a: Lavender Formosa Indian Azalea
How to grow Lavender Formosa Azalea Shrubs/Bushes:
. Select a location that provides adequate sunlight, water, and soil requirements [see above]
. Water regularly until established and during dry spells for optimum performance
. Fertilize azalea in early spring [use organic fertilizers for increased plant and soil health]
. Prune after flowering to maintain desired shape and height [usually not required]
. Maintain a mulch layer to conserve soil moisture and minimize pesky weeds
. Avoid unnecessary cultivation around azalea plants once they're established
. Grow flowering azaleas in winter-protected containers in colder climates
Plant Shipping Size: Premium Three Gallon [#3G] nursery-grown plant (11.36L)
We ship large, gift quality plants in their original container and soil. Formosa's guaranteed to delight your family and friends. Send azalea gifts that impress.