What is an azalea plant?

Answer Azaleas are part of the Rhododendron genus. They usually grow from 3 to 6 feet tall, but some varieties can grow more than 15 feet tall. More than 10,000 types of azalea plants exist, giving garden... Read More »

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What to Plant With Red Azalea Plants?

Of the many varieties of azaleas (Rhododendron spp.), some of the most attractive red flowers can be found on cultivars of the Kurume or Hiryu azalea (R. x obtusum). This evergreen shrub grows to 5... Read More »

Can I plant my azalea outside?

On One Hand: Azaleas Can Survive OutdoorsAccording to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), gardeners can plant azaleas outside. The USDA suggests planting azaleas in loose, well-drai... Read More »

How do I take care of an azalea plant?

Provide your azalea plant with acidic soil whose pH falls between 4.5 and 5.5. recommends placing a tea bag in the soil to raise the acidity, replacing it once a week.Place the az... Read More »

How do I take care of an azalea plant indoors?

EnvironmentPlace azaleas in areas where they can receive mostly indirect sunlight, with a preferred temperature of 68 degrees Fahrenheit. If you place azaleas in a room that is air-conditioned, che... Read More »