Azalea knap-Hill-hybrid “homebush”

Azalea knap-Hill-hybrid

Planted 9.5.08 hill by barn
Bought previous year, autumn sale

(Knap Hill hybrid) Hybridized by Waterer

Family: Ericaceae

Genus: Rhododendron

Species: Azalea

Cultivar: Homebush

Type: Shrub

Height: 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing: Spacing: 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness: USDA Zone 5a to -28.8 °C (-20 °F)

Sun Exposure: Sun

Sun Exposure to: Partial Shade

Danger: Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color: Pink

Foliage: Decidious

Soil pH from: 4.6 to 5.0 (highly acidic)

Soil pH to: 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Propagation Methods: From softwood cuttings

Seed: N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Otherdetails: Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Planted: 2008

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Maria is currently growing everything from seed that she can lay her hands on. Also playing with colours and textures to fulfill her garden desires...