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Red Formosa Azalea

Red Formosa Azalea

(Ericaceae Rhododendron Formosa (Red))
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    Red Formosa Azalea is a fast growing shrub that can be grown in USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 7A through 7A. It matures to an average height of 6 feet to 8 feet and an average width of 4 feet to 6 feet, depending on climate and other environmental factors. It prefers growing in a location that provides full sun and grows best when planted in loam soil that is well drained. In the spring Red Formosa Azalea produces red flowers. The foliage is dark green in color. It attracts hummingbirds and is resistant to heat.

    Red Formosa Azalea can be useful in the landscape along woodland borders and also in theme gardens.


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    Noteworthy Characteristics

    A member of the Southern Indica Azalea family, Red Formosa is most well noted for it's large bright red flowers that appear in early to mid spring. The Southern Indica Azaleas and Encore Azaleas are considered to be the most heat tolerant of all Azaleas. So for those of you that live in the deeper southern regions, Red Formosa is an excellent choice.

    Uses

    Excellent for use in groupings, flowering shrub borders, natural hedge, mass plantings, home foundation plantings, woodland shade gardens, asian theme gardens, and cottage gardens, 

    Culture & Care Tips

    Azaleas prefer a well draining, moist and acidic soil rich in organic matter. With the exception of Southern Indica and Encore Azaleas, most azaleas prefer some shade or filtered sun during the hottest part of the day. Follow the links below for expert planting and care tips. 


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