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01403 740100

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The Plant Company
Coolham Road
West Chiltington
Pulborough
West Sussex
RH20 2LH

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The Plants

Azalea japonica 'Madame van Hecke'

azalea

Photo of Azalea japonica 'Madame van Hecke'

£10.99

A popular and reliable stunning profusion of small bright pink flowers. Flowering in early May, this is a very tough and easy growing plant that has an upright habit.

Type

  • Shrubs

Foliage: Evergreen

Hardiness: Hardy

Vigour: Slow growing

Uses

  • Beds and borders
  • Cottage style garden
  • Slopes/banks
  • Woodland area
  • Japanese style garden
  • Containers

Special features

  • Low maintenance
  • Evergreen

Care instructions

Grow in moist humus rich but well-drained acidic soil. Azaleas japonica does not thrive on clay soil. However, this does not mean you cannot grow azaleas in clay soil. Simply dig the planting hole five times larger than the root ball and fill it with the right type of soil and the plant will grow there just as well. Avoid deep shade immediately beneath a tree canopy.

Dimensions

Size: Small

Pot size: 3 litre

Eventual height: 100cm

Eventual spread: 100cm

Positions

  • Light shade
  • Shade

Aspects

  • South
  • East
  • West
  • North

Soil types

  • Sandy
  • Normal
  • Clay

Soil pH ranges

  • Acid