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Azalea

Rhododendron simsii

Azaleas bring a sunburst of colour into the house, form scarlet to apricot to white.

Care instructions

Put in a little and get back a lot!

Care Info:

Watering:
Highk: Keep soil moist at all times.
Light:
Medium: It will appreciate a light place in the room, but no direct sunlight

Usage:
Azaleas are usually bought when in flower. Pick one with a mass of buds, rather than blooms, so you can enjoy the spectacular show of flowers, either single or double.

Flowering Period:
2 Weeks
Availability:
Seasonal
Special Points:
After flowering, keep watering and place it outside during the summer.

These plants (or parts of them) are known to contain substances that can be dangerous to health if used incorrectly i.e. consumed or in contact with eyes/other body parts. Symptons can vary from person to person. If symptoms appear after contact, always consult your doctor, taking a piece of the plant with you your health practioner.

Light:
Medium Light conditions (no direct sunlight), bright room
Temperature:
Cool, below 16 °C
Water:
High, 1/2 cup twice a week, keep soil constantly moist