Azalea hybrid 'Girard's Crimson'Azalea hybrid 'Girard's Crimson'

Common Name: Girard's Crimson Azalea

Bloomtime: Mid to Late Spring

Exposure: Prefers part or light shade, tolerates full shade and full sun

Height: 60.0-120.0 cm (24-48") inches

Spread: 90.0-120.0 cm (36-48") inches

Water: Average to moist, acidic, well drained soil

Hardiness: Zones 5-8

Zone: 5

Deer Resistant: Frequently damaged by deer

Attracts Butterflies: Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds

Drought Tolerant: Not drought tolerant

Characteristics: Evergreen shrub with a compact, rounded habit, Crimson red flowers with a darker red blotch are borne prolifically in Mid to Late Spring, Dark green foliage develops red and orangey tones in fall, Useful plant for moist, shady borders, woodland gardens, container and patio gardens