AZALEA – RED RUFFLE

COMMON NAME Red Ruffle Azalea
BOTANICAL NAME Rhododendron simsii (Azalea indica)
HEIGHT 24″
WIDTH 18″
MONOECIOUS
EVERGREEN
LIFESPAN 40+ years
PERENNIAL
COLD TOLERANCE 10° F
SOIL TYPE Moist, well drained, and acidic. Intolerant of soggy soil.
WATERING REQUIREMENTS One to two times a week.
DROUGHT TOLERANCE No
SALT TOLERANCE No
FLOWER Showy, red blooms with ruffled petals and long stamens.
MONTH OF COLOR Spring to Fall (lightly)
FRUIT Long, brown, 1/2″ to 1″. Inedible.
TOXICITY AND ANIMALS Toxic to animals. (Dogs, cats, horses, humans.)
COMMENTS Most popular Dwarf Red Azalea. Does best with some shade and irrigation.
PRICE 30 gallon $150, 7 gallon $25, 3 gallon $13