This beautiful ruffle edged, bright red bloomer is much more than just an elegant addition to your landscape with its impressive color display. The Red Ruffles also provides a dense canopy of rich dark green leaves year-round that lavish gardens in color all through the dormant seasons!
The Red Ruffle Azalea produces masses of showy single to semi-double blooms of deep cerise that have uniquely frilly petals. This beautiful flowering evergreen shrub is great for use as a low hedge or screen for a phenomenal color display. It also makes a colorful container plant.
For best results with the Red Ruffles azalea follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep extensive root system, especially during the sun exposures of the hot summer. Can be planted in Be sure to provide well drained soil that is rich in organic matter. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom and keep the roots cool with a thick 2-3 inch layer of mulch.
The dwarf azalea prefers full sun to part shade and moist, acidic soil. It only grows up to 3-5 feet tall and wide. Relatively easy to grow in the southern United States. Grows best in USDA plant hardiness zones 7-9.
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Rhododendron 'Red Ruffles'
- Showy flowers
- Low maintenance
- Shade tolerant