Pot Size: 9cm
Plant Height (Inc. Pot): 10-20cm
Characteristics: Magnificent red flowers, drought tolerant, glossy dark-green leaves, year-round interest, attracts butterflies
Growth & Spread: Height 0.8m - 1.2m, Spread 0.6m - 1m
Flourishing Season: Early flowering in May - June, evergreen foliage
Water & Maintenance: Average water requirement, low maintenance plants
Azalea Japonica ‘Royal Red’ are native Japanese evergreen shrubs that create a vibrant show of crimson-red flowers in summer. These hardy bushes are suitable for container gardening due to their dwarf size and compact growing habit. The trumpet shaped red flowers grow profusely in May - June, revealing large red flowers cloud that attracts bees and butterflies.
These evergreen plants are ideal for seasoned gardeners since they are easy to grow and maintain. Azalea shrubs prefer acidic, lime-free soil that is fertile and moist. When the plants are young, adding a feed of ericaceous compost will support the growth.
Once they establish, they will become drought tolerant. Plant Azalea Royal Red in shade at a sheltered place in your garden. Their sweet-scented flowers will add ornamental value to your patio.
Use them as flower borders or hedging against a fence or shady wall. These glorious royal flowering plants will keep your garden active throughout the year. These bushes can tolerate harsh winters, with their glossy dark-green leaves shining even in the dormant seasons.
Pruning Azalea is easy in order to encourage new buds, even though it is not essentially required. Azalea thrives in well-drained soil, add a layer of mulch to retain moisture.
Bring this early flowering plant to your cottage garden to experience a beautiful floral and natural scenic view, throughout the summers.
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