Azalea hybrid 'Girard's Purple'Azalea hybrid 'Girard's Purple'

Common Name: Girard's Purple Azalea

Bloomtime: Mid Spring

Bloomcolor: Purple, spotted with red

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

Height: 60.0-90.0 cm (24-36") inches

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

Water: Average to moist, acidic, well drained soil

Hardiness: zones 5-9

Zone: 5

Deer Resistant: frequently damaged by deer

Attracts Butterflies: attracts butterflies and hummingbirds

Drought Tolerant: not drought tolerant

Characteristics: Compact, mounding, spreading evergreen shrub, Prolific purple blooms, spotted with red in Mid Spring, Useful plant for moist, shaded borders, woodland gardens, patio and container plantings,