Girard's Fuchsia Evergreen Azalea

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Super Bloomer Girard's Fuchsia Evergreen Azalea

  • Well-Appointed Azalea
  • Covered in Spring Blooms
  • Intense Red-Purple Hue With Darker Freckles
  • Butterflies and Hummingbirds Love the Nectar
  • Sophisticated Olive-Green Foliage
  • Color Deepens to Red in Fall
  • Rounded Growth Habit
  • Broad-Leaved Semi-Evergreen
  • Stays Green All Year in Warmer Zones
  • A Winner for Partial Shade
  • Cold Hardy

Go ahead and dress your yard in spring's boldest hues! You'll never regret going for the hot, bold color of Girard's Fuchsia Evergreen Azalea (Azalea x 'Girard's Fuchsia').

This semi-evergreen Azalea is outfitted with bright fuschia pink flowers in late spring. It might be hard to tell which is brighter...the blooms or the butterflies and hummingbirds that come to visit them!

Girard's Fuchsia Evergreen Azalea is a rounded shrub that grows large enough to make an impact, but stays compact enough to fit just about anywhere you have partial shade. Work it into your garden design to lift a dreary corner.

People across much of the country are hunting for ways to improve the looks of their mature plantings. This natural hybrid Azalea coordinates beautifully with other cultivars, but can also hold its own as a showy specimen.

Even if you are starting from scratch, you'll certainly love the sophisticated olive-green leaves that stay nice and lustrous. In fall, the foliage develops a fantastic reddish color that remains through spring.

If your winters are warm, the narrow red leaves will remain all winter. In cooler winters, the leaves drop and only hold at the very tip of the branches.

Watch for fresh, bright green leaves to emerge in early spring. A bit later in spring, the spectacular flower show begins again. Don't miss Girard's Fuchsia Evergreen Azalea as part of a collection, or as a "signature piece" throughout your garden.

Order Girard's Fuchsia Evergreen Azalea today! We'll ship when the time is right for planting in your area...track your sturdy Nature Hills boxes direct to your doorstep.

How to Use Girard's Fuchsia Evergreen Azalea in the Landscape

Add sizzling style to the partially shaded areas of your garden. Tidy, compact branching paired with welcome color in both spring and fall make this an excellent choice to heighten your outdoors experience.

They'll be an elegant addition to understory planting in mulched beds. Create a delightful moment by nestling several Girard's Fuchsia Evergreen Azalea in dappled shade under the branches of your favorite Ornamental tree.

Work in a seating area nearby to maximize the opportunities for you to enjoy your plantings. Live large, even in a courtyard or small space garden.

Try them in your foundation plantings for a traffic stopping display. Their lavish blooms brighten up gray, slate, wood, white, tan and brown exteriors.

These flowers cover the shrub from top to bottom. Leverage an informal hedge as a showy backdrop in the partial shade cast by a fence.

Girard's Fuchsia Evergreen Azalea is amazing en masse to fill a wide, open area. Plant them in a staggered, zigzagging pattern three feet apart on center; measuring from the center of one to the center of the next.

Commemorate a loved one who adored color with this special choice. You'll feel close to them as the blooms open for their long-lasting spring display.

Don't forget the charms of Girard's Fuchsia Evergreen Azalea in mixed shrub borders. These flowering semi-evergreen shrubs help bring structure and color to the foreground of your planting.

Enliven the edge of the woodland garden with a serpentine planting of these bloomers. No one can miss the hot hue of the red-purple flowers...and the reddish fall color adds another beautiful season of interest!

#ProPlantTips for Care

Grow Azaleas in partial shade. They need at least four hours of sunlight a day, but will need protection in the afternoon.

Air circulation also keeps plants happy and healthy. Pull them out away from buildings and tight corners to keep the foliage dry.

Shallow-rooted Azaleas prefer moist, acidic, well-drained soil. Add additional soil in a planting mound or raised bed if you have heavy, clay soil that retains moisture for a long time.

During planting, add handfuls of compost, peat moss and Nature Hills Root Booster. Plant them high, with an inch of root ball showing, then cover with pine needles or pine straw as mulch.

Ensure your Azaleas receive a moderate amount of water on a regular basis. Reapply your layer of mulch every year, then pull it back away from touching the main trunk.

Weed around the base of these beautiful plants. Avoid growing groundcovers nearby, as the root system won't like competition.

Apply a good, organic, slow-release fertilizer in early spring according to the label. Use a formula for flowering, acid-loving "ericaceous" plants.

Prune to shape after flowering is done. You can also plan ahead to determine which branches you'll clip..and take them early for indoor cut flower arrangements.

Plant Girard's Fuchsia Azalea in your space this season. Then simply accept the compliments on your incredible taste!

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Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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Girard's Fuchsia Evergreen Azalea Is Suited to Grow in Zones 5-9
Growing Zones 5-9
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Azalea x 'Girard's Fuchsia'
Type Broad-Leaved Evergreen
Mature Height 4 - 6 feet
Mature Spread 4 - 6 feet
Sun Exposure Partial Shade
Soil Well Drained
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Fushia
Foliage Color Olive Green
Fall Color Red
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time After Flowering