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Sunglow Azalea

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$44.99
  • Partial Sun (5 - 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
  • Mature Height 3 - 4 Feet
  • Mature Spread 4 - 5 Feet
  • Growing Zones 7 - 9

Rhododendron ‘Sunglow’ is sure to make a bold statement in your spring garden! This impressive shrub becomes covered in clusters of intensely colored blossoms in spring. The tubular, bright reddish-pink flowers attract pollinators while adding vibrant color to your landscape. The glossy, evergreen leaves provide year-round interest even after the flowers have faded. 

Sunglow Azalea is low maintenance and disease resistant. It is rather compact, growing 3-4’ tall and wide. Its size makes this shrub perfect for filling spaces in mixed borders and foundation plantings. Sunglow Azalea also makes an eye-catching evergreen hedge and is well suited for growing along woodland edges. 

Sunglow Azalea Care

Sunglow Azalea grows best when it receives morning sun and afternoon shade. Like all azaleas, Sunglow Azalea thrives in acidic soil. Alkaline soils may cause chlorosis (yellowing) of leaves due to nutrient deficiencies. Apply a fertilizer formulated for acidic-loving plants in early spring to feed the plant and help acidify the soil. Sunglow Azalea needs moist, rich, and well-drained soil. Incorporate a few inches of organic matter into the soil at planting time. Apply 2-3 inches of mulch to help maintain soil temperature and moisture. 

Sunglow Azalea is low maintenance and will rarely need pruning or additional care. However, occasional pruning can help shape the shrub and improve air circulation to interior branches. Azaleas should be pruned in spring once flowering has finished to prevent trimming off developing flower buds. Remove any crossing branches, dead wood, or unwanted growth. 

Sunglow Azalea Spacing

Plant Sunglow Azalea 4-6 feet apart. The lower end of that range is ideal for mass plantings and hedges, while spacing can be increased for mixed plantings.

Sunglow Azalea Information

USDA Hardiness Zones: 7 - 9
Plant Type:
Light Exposure: Partial Sun (5 - 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
Mature Height: 3 - 4 Feet
Mature Spread: 4 - 5 Feet
Spacing: 4 - 5 Feet
Habit: Mounded
Flower Color(s): Pink, Red
Flower Description: Reddish-pink blooms
Bloom Period: Spring
Foliage Type: Evergreen
Foliage Color(s): Green
Foliage Description: Green Shades
Seasonal Interest: Spring Flowering
Watering: Average
Resists: N/A
Tolerates: Heat
Attracts: N/A
Container Role:
Uses: Hedges & Privacy, Mass Planting
Features: Foliage Interest
Brand:
Common Name: Sunglow Azalea
Other Name(s): Sunglow Azalea
Scientific Name: Azalea ' Sunglow'
SKU:
123PLA0156-npn

Container Sizes

Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.

4.5 Pot

4.5" Pot
 Also Known As:
   4.5" Container

 Plant Age:
   ~ 6 months
 Plant Size:
   ~ 3"-6"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.5"H x 3.75"W
 Volume:
   1.42 quarts

Quart Pot

Quart Pot
 Also Known As:
   Quart

 Plant Age:
   ~ 6 months - 1 year
 Plant Size:
   ~ 4"-8"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.75"H x 4.5"W
 Volume:
   1.50 quarts

2.5 Quart

2.5 Quart
 Also Known As:
   2.5 Quart Pot

 Plant Age:
   ~ 1 - 2 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 8"-12"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 6.5"H x 6.5"W
 Volume:
   2.20-2.30 quarts

#1 Pot

#1 Pot
 Also Known As:
   #1 Container
    1 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 1 - 2 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 10"-14"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 7"H x 7.75"W
 Volume:
   2.26-3.73 quarts

#2 Pot

#2 Pot
 Also Known As:
   #2 Container
    2 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 1.5 - 3 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-18"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 9.5"H x 9.5"W
 Volume:
   1.19-1.76 gallons

#3 Pot

#3 Pot
 Also Known As:
   #3 Container
    3 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 2 - 4 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-30"
 Pot Size:
   ~9.5"H x 11"W
 Volume:
   2.32-2.76 gallons


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Summer

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