Hershey's Red Azalea

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Rhododendron Kurume 'Hershey's Red'

Native to the island of Kyushu, Japan, Kurume's are a cold-hardy azalea that made their way to the U.S. in the early 20th century (1917). The Kurume hybrids have multiplied since and now consist of several hundred varieties. Hershey's Red is known for its unique double-bloom appearance with vivid red early to mid-Spring. The recommended fertilizer for azaleas is the slow-release Osmocote. 

Deer may browse. 

Ornamental Characteristics
Category Flowering Shrub
Foliage Type Evergreen
Height 4' - 6'
Spread 4' - 6'
Shape Upright & Spreading
Primary Foliage Color Green
Seasonal foliage Color Green
Flowering Season Spring
Flower Color Red

Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Moderate
Sun Preferences Partial Sun to Shade 
Water Preferences Average; Ensure planting area provides adequate drainage. 
Hardiness Zones  5 - 9