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Azalea hybrida Searchlight

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Azalea hybrida Searchlight Azalea, Indica hybrd, Rhododendron,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Rounded, Shrub Like

Description:
Small dense evergreen shrub with round shiny green foliage and masses of large double white ruffled flowers during spring. Great to use in Japanese themed gardens, for bonsai, borders and in containers. Grows approx. 70cm H x 70cm W.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Leaf Miner, Mealy Bugs, Mites, Petal Blight, Powdery Mildew, Rust, Sooty Mould, White Fly

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Ericaceae Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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