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Little John Azalea

Azalea 'Little John' (Southern Indica)

Item 0605

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USDA Zone:
8-9
Your zone may be too cold for this plant:
6
  • Light Needs
    Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial sun
  • Watering Needs
    Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
Description:

Eye-catching purple-red foliage covers this symmetrically branched rounded shrub. Single burgundy-red blooms occasionally appear in spring. A colorful accent, valued for its colorful evergreen foliage. Works well in containers, or as a hedge or border plant. Provides excellent color contrast against green or gold-leaved shrubs.

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Average Landscape Size
Moderate growing; reaches 6 ft. tall and wide.
Flowering Season
Botanical Name: Azalea 'Little John' (Southern Indica)
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Habit: Round
Growth Rate: Moderate
Special Feature: Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Year-round Interest
Foliage Color: Burgundy
Bloom Time: Prized for foliage; occasionally produces sporadic blooms in spring.
Flower Color: Purple
Garden Style: Cottage ,   Asian/Zen
Design Ideas: For a sunny garden that needs symmetry, consider adding a pair of this Azalea to accent the evergreen palette. Not only does its rounded form have deep burgundy-red flowers, its foliage is mahogany which provides rare, year-round color.

Thrives in humus-rich, acidic, moist, well-drained soils. Shelter from harsh sun exposures in hot summer areas. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, maintain evenly moist soil. Keep roots cool with a layer of mulch. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom.

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