Mother's Day Azalea

Mother's Day Azalea

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Rhododendron Kurume 'Mother's Day'

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. The Mother's Day is known for its vibrant red rounded and medium blooms with a hint of gold foliage in the Winter. The recommended fertilizer for azaleas is the slow release Osmocote. 

Deer may browse. 

Photo courtesy of Toms Creek Farm & Nursery in Farmer, North Carolina
Ornamental Characteristics
Category Flowering Shrub
Foliage Type Broadleaf Evergreen
Height 2' - 3'
Spread 2' - 3'
Shape Upright/Rounded
Primary Foliage Color Green
Seasonal Foliage Color Green
Flowering Season Spring
Flower Color Red

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