Azalea hybrid 'Girard's Fuchsia'Azalea hybrid 'Girard's Fuchsia'

Common Name: Girard's Fuchsia Azalea

Bloomtime: Mid spring

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

Height: 0.9-1.2 m (3-4') ft

Spread: 1.2-1.75 m (4-6') ft

Water: Average to moist, acidic, well drained soil

Hardiness: Zones 4-9

Zone: 4

Deer Resistant: Frequently damaged by deer

Attracts Butterflies: Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds

Drought Tolerant: Not drought tolerant

Characteristics: Hardy, low, spreading, mound-forming evergreen shrub, Prolific clusters of vibrant reddish purple flowers in Mid Spring, Glossy evergreen foliage develops a reddish tinge in Fall and Winter, Useful in moist shady borders, woodland gardens, waterside plantings and container and patio plantings