George Taber Azalea Shrub

George Taber Azalea Shrub

7 reviews
  • Attracts butterflies


  • Showy flowers

  • Low maintenance

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Light Pink Azalea Flowers Bloom All Spring!

This old southern classic George Tabor Azalea Shrub will stand out in your landscape. Not only with its decorative blooms but also with its light perfume aroma that has a way of relaxing the senses and brightening any mood. George Taber is a larger azalea variety. When in full bloom displays a breathtaking vivid magenta color that is sure the catch the eye of any passersby!

The George Taber Azalea produces clusters of showy, profuse pink blooms during the early spring growing season. Its blooms are so plentiful and large that they hide the dark green foliage, making it a favorite landscape shrub in the south during the summer months.

The George Taber features masses of showy single blooms that are single light-orchid and white variegated with white near the ends of the petals. This beautiful evergreen azalea is a premier shrub with deep green leaves.

George Taber is an excellent choice to use as a hedge, screen, or mass plantings for an impressive color display. If you are mass planting, the azalea spacing should be on 4- to 6-foot centers. Be sure to regularly water the first year of planting to establish a strong root system to be able to grow and thrive.

Fun fact: This evergreen southern azalea has a botanical name that originates from the person who discovered it, George L Taber. His last name is commonly misspelled as George Taber and so that became the common name.

GEORGE TABOR AZALEA CARE

The George Taber variety evergreen shrub does best in partial sun to partial shade and moist, rich acidic soils. It can do alright in the full morning sun with afternoon shade but full sun during the afternoon will harm the plant’s integrity.

This azalea tree matures to an average height of 6 feet to 8 feet tall and an average width of 6 feet to 8 feet wide, depending on climate and other environmental factors. It has a rounded, upright shrubby growth habit. Grow this azalea southern indica in USDA plant hardiness zones 7-10. Has slight cold hardiness but grows best in the southern United States. It is sun and heat tolerant.

Ship the George Taber  Azalea for sale directly to your doorstep with Perfect Plants!

Check out our Azalea Grow Guide for more information on growing azalea shrubs or our How to Transplant Azaleas blog if you need to move an azalea.

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Botanical Name
Azalea 'George L. Tabor'
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Sunlight
Partial Sun / Partial Shade

Flower Color
Pink

Foliage Color
Green

Mature Width
6-8 ft

Mature Height
6-8 ft

Growing Zones 7, 8, 9, 10

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04/03/2022
Anonymous
United States United States

Great first time purchase

It came quickly, it was packaged perfectly, the plant was in great condition and has thrived since planting Great first time experience

04/12/2022

Perfect Plants

Hey there, Thank you for taking the time to leave such an awesome and honest review on our George Taber Azaleas. We hope that they bloom and flourish for as long as they can! Best, Shirley

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03/31/2022
Anne G.
United States United States

Love Azaleas

The plants arrived perfectly. They bloomed exquisitely, I’m in love with my purchase. The only problem I have is all the blooms were white and not purple like the picture I saw. But I’m overall satisfied

04/12/2022

Perfect Plants

Hi there, Thank you so much for the review of our George Tabers! We look forward to your continued support! Best, Shirley

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06/20/2021
Robert E.

06/24/2022

Perfect Plants

Thank you for your George Taber Azalea Shrub order, Robert. It means a lot. Take care!

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04/06/2021
Brenda W.

The bushes are beautiful and very healthy!

06/21/2022

Perfect Plants

Thank you for your kind words, Brenda. Hope you enjoy your George Taber Azalea Shrub for many years to come. Take care!

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05/30/2020
Lawrence R.

Timely and as described. Healthy plants.

06/19/2022

Perfect Plants

Thank you Lawrence for your feedback. Glad to hear everything is going well with your George Taber Azalea Shrub. All the best.

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