Evergreen azalea

Rhododendron 'Mother's Day'

Evergreen azalea - Rhododendron  'Mother's Day'

Common Name: Evergreen azalea
Genus: Rhododendron
Cultivar: 'Mother's Day'

Category: Shrubs and Sub-shrubs
Growth Rate: Average

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.80 m (80 cm)
Sun/Shade: Partial shadeSpread: 1.00 m (100 cm)

Foliage Type: EvergreenFlower Colour: Red
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: May & June

Soil Type: Acidic
Ericaceous: Requires a neutral or acid soil (or ericaceous compost), with a pH of 7 or below
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

Masses of small funnel shaped semi-double bright red flowers in late spring and early summer and small dark green leaves. This compact evergreen azalea is perfect for a shrub border with humus-rich acid soil. A mass planting provides a fiery and colourful display unrivalled by any other spring-flowering shrub.

  • 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.


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