Hershey's Red Azalea produces masses of slightly fragrant, 2", red double blooms in mid-spring that attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Perfect for spring containers, be sure to prune immediately after flowering to ensure abundant blooms for many years to come. Dark green leaves display throughout the seasons and can also function as a 3' x 3' hedge. Best grown in acidic, well-drained soil in a full sun or partial shade landscape. Hershey's Red Azalea ships established in its own 1 gallon pot. Rhododendron k 'Hershey's Red'
Rhododendron kurume 'Hershey's Red'
Sun Exposure:Full Sun, Partial Shade
Height/Habit:4 - 6 feet
Spread:4 - 6 feet
Spacing:4 - 6 feet
Flowering Date:Mid spring
Winter Care:Apply mulch to conserve soil moisture. Protect from strong winter wind and intense sun.
Foliage Type:Evergreen, elliptic, healthy-looking, dark green foliage.
Pruning:Remove spent flowers as soon as possible to prevent wasted energy on seed production. After flowering. Prune after blooming to shape. Do not prune during winter as next year's flowers will be removed