Amelia Rose Azalea

Rhododendron indica 'Amelia Rose'

Ericaceae

Amelia Rose Azalea
Amelia Rose Azalea
Amelia Rose Azalea
Beautiful, rich pink, double rose-like 2" blooms are born in spring. A beautiful evergreen azalea hybridized by Dr. Aromi of Mobile Alabama. It reminds us of an old favorite knew as 'Rosea'. 

Azaleas need a humus rich, acid soil and adequate moisture during establishment as well as a good organic mulch. The mulch will keep the root zone cooler and at a more stable temperature, helps to conserve moisture, controls competition from weeds, and as it breaks down it's nutrients are slowly release back into the soil feeding your plants. Properly mulched Azaleas often need little additional nutrients once they are well established. Never use lime around Azaleas and realize that many of your 'garden' fertilizers like 8-8-8 and 13-13-13 contain lime as a filler so this could be toxic to them. Use a slow release, non-burning, acidifying fertilize instead when needed.

For more in-depth information on growing Azaleas please see the following links:

LSU Agcenter - Allen Owings and Dan Gill -Azaleas
UGA Extension - Gary L. Wade, S. Kristen Braman, Jean Williams Woodward with input from John Thornton, Frank Bryan, and Albert Penland -Selecting and Growing Azaleas
MSU Cares - revised by Jeff Wilson from an earlier edition by David Tatum -Azaleas For The Landscape
And see our Growing Guide to the left.

 

Grows To: 6'H x 6'W

USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 7B,8,9

Find your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone here

Outdoor Light: AM sun, Light shade

Soil pH Range: Acid

Soil Types & Moisture: Average moisture, well drained, moderately fertile, humus rich soil, and an organic mulch.

Salt Tolerance: Moderate

Deer Resistance: Often Damaged

Native To / Cultivar Origin: US-AL, Dr. Aromi

Please be advised that humans and/or animals may have allergic reactions if part(s) of this plant are consumed or by coming into contact with sap from bruised or broken plant parts: Leaves, Nectar, All parts - Highly Toxic if Ingested

More information about this plant from universities, horticulturists, and plantsmen.

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