Rhododendron 'Indica Formosa'
|Pink Formosa Azalea
|Purple Formosa Azalea
|ORIGIN: Azaleas are found on
almost every continent. China and
New Guinea have the most.
WATER: Regular irrigation; not
particularly drought tolerant
LIGHT: Partial shade
MATURE HEIGHT: To 15'
FLOWER: Pink, purple, white and all
shades in between; large 3" flowers
SEASON OF BLOOM: Late winter
to early spring
COLD TOLERANCE: 10 degrees
USES: Addition to a woodland
garden; en masse under the canopy
of a tree(s); specimen plants.
OTHER: Azaleas prefer acidic soil
so be sure to keep the pH on the
high side. Be sure to do any pruning
immediately after flowering as they
will begin forming buds for the
following season shortly after