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Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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Boudoir Azalea (3 of 13)

Plant in morning sun with afternoon shade or bright shade all day
Plant in rich, moist, but well-drained soil
Prune (if needed) and fertilize immediately after flowering
Height: 4 feet; Width: 4 feet
Hardy in USDA zones 5-9:
Zone 5: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in light partial shade; apply extra mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt; may be semi-evergreen in this zone.
Zone 6: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in light to partial shade; mulch in fall; may be semi-evergreen in this zone.
Zone 7: Plant in fall; plant in partial shade; provide supplemental water during dry spells; mulch in fall; may be semi-evergreen in this zone.
Zone 8: Plant in fall; plant in partial shade with protection from hot afternoon sun; provide supplemental water during dry spells; mulch in fall.
Zone 9: Plant in fall; plant in partial shade with protection from hot afternoon sun; provide supplemental water during dry spells; mulch in fall.

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