Formosa Azalea
Rhododendron simsii
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines The soil should be kept countinously very moist
Fertilizer suggestions Use Bog plant fertilizer (e.g. N5-P4-K6).
Mist requirements Does not need misting
Light preferences Prefers bright light but not direct sun
Temperature preference Prefers warm summer (average around 20 °C) and very cold winter (average under 10 °C) climates.
pH range 4.5 - 5.5
Acidity preference loves acidic conditions
Toxicity poisonous

Origin

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Names

Other common names Indian Azalea
Family Ericaceae
Other scientific names Azalea indica, Rhododendron indicum

Characteristics

Growth form shrub
Hardiness USDA 7 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -17°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • white
  • pink
  • red
  • purple
Blooming months
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    1Jan
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    2Feb
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    3Mar
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    4Apr
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    5May
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    6Jun
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    7Jul
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    8Aug
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    9Sep
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    10Oct
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    11Nov
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    12Dec
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    4
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Leaf color
  • green