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Arneson Gem Azalea

Brighten up that Shade Garden
This stunning azalea only grows to about 2-3'. It's compact enough to feature in a container, so you can bring fire to wherever your landscape needs a little more flavor. Azaleas like some shade, so you can really brighten a woodland garden with Arneson Gem. It's strong and floriferous, performing beautifully even in zone 4, which is too cold for most azaleas. It's also resistant to Verticillium wilt—really, it's an all around fantastic azalea. It's no surprise the renowned azalea hybridizers who bred this gem, Ivan and Robertha Arneson, chose to give it their own surname!
  • Zone 4-8
  • Height 24 - 36 inches
  • Bloom Time Mid to late spring
  • Light Requirements Full Sun, Partial Shade

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  • Botanical Name:

    Rhododendron 'Arneson Gem'

  • Height: 24 - 36 inches
  • Ship As: 4" POT
  • Spacing: 36 - 48 inches
  • Spread: 36 - 48 inches
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Color: orange
  • Foliage Type: Dark green foliage in summer followed by variable red fall color. Deciduous in winter.
  • Bloom Time: Mid to late spring
  • Flower Form: 1 1 /2" flowers appear in trusses of up to 12.
  • Planting Instructions: Plant at the same soil level as it is in its pot. Avoid windy areas and south facing walls where reflective heat and light could be too intense and damaging.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, humus enriched soil 4.0 to 5.5 pH.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Pruning: Prune to shape and remove dead wood as necessary. After flowering and before new flower buds form in mid summer.
  • Winter Care: Shallow fibrous root system should be mulched for each winter season.
  • Unable to ship to: AE AK GU HI PR
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