‘Coral Bells’ Azalea

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Size
Azalea x ‘Coral Bells’
USDA Hardiness Zones: 6a to 9b
The Kurume azaleas, with their large stature and abundant flowers, are among the most popular flowering shrubs in this country and ’Coral Bells’ is one of the most popular of the Kurume types. Cold-hardy to Zone 6b, it is capable of growing to 6 feet tall and wide. Abundant, pink, double flowers adorn this evergreen plant in midseason.
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Growth Size:   Medium Shrub - 3 to 6 feet tall, 3 to 6 feet wide
Growth Habit:   Rounded
Features:   Easy to Grow, Year Round Color and Interest
Cold Hardy, Dry Shade
Attracts:   Butterflies, Bees
Garden Ideas:   
Shade, Cottage, Cutting
Flower features:    Showy Flowers, Double
Coral pink with dark pink center that bloom in spring
Foliage type and color:    Broadleaf, Green
Tiny green leaves
Landscape Uses:    Beds, Grouping, Foundation
Accent, Border, Mass Planting, Specimen
‘Coral Bells’ Azalea is a Low maintenance plant
Growth Size:   Medium Shrub - 3 to 6 feet tall, 3 to 6 feet wide
Growth Rate:   Medium
Spacing:   3-5 ft apart
Exposure:   Partial Shade
Watering:   Moderate
Soil Types:   Acidic   Moist, well-drained   Enriched with organic matter
General Plant Care:    Azaleas do best in consistently semi-moist but well-drained acidic soil, rich with organic matter. Most azaleas prefer partial or filtered shade, but reblooming varieties may need more sun to encourage a second bloom cycle. Use a fertilizer for acid-loving plants, and apply after spring bloom. Lace bugs are a common pest on azaleas. Plant out of full sun to avoid stress that makes azaleas susceptible to lace bugs, or consider a systemic pesticide. Read the label for proper use.
General Planting Tips:    Some plants, including camellias, azaleas, iris, ferns, and dogwood, prefer shallow planting. Choose a site suited to your plant's light, soil, and space needs. Dig a hole three times as wide as the container. Remove plant from container and place in the hole after having loosened the roots slightly. Add soil back to the hole ensuring the top of the root ball is 1-2 inches above the original soil level. No soil should be put on top of the root ball. Water and add more soil to the surrounding area if needed. Add 2-3 inches of mulch around plant, unless no mulch is specified in the care requirements.
General Fertilizing Tips:    Acidic fertilizer after flowering according to package directions.
General Pruning suggestions:    With a beautiful natural form, there is little need to prune. If you think your azaleas need pruning, do so immediately after the spring flowering for maximum bud set. Light pruning of more established plants will stimulate growth and flowering.
Bloom Tips:    Remove flower stalks after blooms have faded
USDA Hardiness Zones: 6a to 9b

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