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Pride of Mobile Azalea

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$35.98
  • Flowers are three to four-inch brilliant single-form pink blooms
  • Matures to 8-10' wide by 6-8' tall
  • Hardy in USDA Zones 7 - 10
  • Plant in partial sun to partial shade
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Description

The Pride of Mobile Azalea is a prolific spring-blooming southern Indica hybrid rhododendron that is heat and sun tolerant. This selection produces 3-4 inch brilliant single form pink blooms with red speckled botches and red stamens. Each spring you will be anticipating great colorful display of blooms that will last for weeks.

Evergreen foliage emerges as a light green before maturing to an emerald hue.

The Pride of Mobile Azalea matures to 6-8′ H x 8-10′ W, and makes a great hedge, mass planting, border, or mixed bed.

Pride of Mobile Azalea Care

Hardy from USDA Zones 7-10

Plant in Partial Sun for best results. Filtered Sun for much of the day or 2-3 hours of direct sun a day is sufficient. Too much sun will stress the plant, while too little sun will result in decreased foliage and bloom potential.

This rhododendron has only medium water requirements once established. For the first growing season, provide supplementary water 2-3 times a week in average weather conditions.

The Pride of Mobile Azalea prefers acidic to neutral soil for best results. In addition, ensure that the soil drains well in order to avoid root rot.

Fertilize in early spring with a balanced acidic plant fertilizer. This will help ensure future growth and blooms, as well as promote the overall well-being of your plant.

Trim after the bloom cycle has ended. The Pride of Mobile Azalea, like other yearly blooming rhododendrons, begins compiling the next years blooms after the end of the current years cycle. Trimming too late will decrease the amount of potential blooms for the next year.

Care & Use

Getting Started: Understanding Your New Plant

Review your plant's information on our website or the tag that comes with it. Be mindful of sunlight preferences, soil type, and spacing needs.

Our plants are adaptable but grow best in the correct USDA Zones. Click here to learn more about your USDA Zone.

Planting Instructions

Dig a Hole

First, dig a hole three times the width of the root ball of your plant. This makes it easier for the root system to spread out quickly. Dig the hole deep enough that your plant will sit level with or slightly above the ground around it.

Amend Your Soil

Mix your native soil with rich gardening soil to provide extra nutrients and support plant growth. If your soil is clay-heavy, we recommend mixing your native clay soil with equal parts of Pine Bark mulch to improve drainage and the overall breathability of your soil.

Place Your Plant

Examine the roots. If they appear tightly bound, gently coax them apart; this ensures they can spread into the new soil. Place your plant in the hole so the top of the rootball is even with the surrounding soil—Backfill around it with the amended soil mixture. The roots need access to oxygen for your plant to thrive, so do not cover the rootball; place soil around it.

Mulch Your Plants

Top the soil beneath your plant with 3-4 inches of mulch to help it retain moisture. Be careful not to cover the rootball - your new plants roots need access to oxygen.

Water Your Plant

Soak the plant with a hose afterward to hydrate the plant, as well as get the soil and mulch situated. Develop a regular watering schedule based on your plant's needs and local weather patterns. Remember, over watering is just as, if not more, harmful than under watering.

Spacing Recommendations

Pride of Mobile Azalea Spacing

To create a seamless hedge, we recommend planting 3-5′ apart and to create individual shrubs plant at least 8-10′ apart

  • Scientific Name
    Azalea indica 'Pride of Mobile'
  • Hardiness Zone
    7, 8, 9, 10
  • Sun Exposure
    Part Sun to Part Shade
  • Evergreen or Deciduous
    Evergreen
  • Features
    Attracts Birds / Butterflies, Flowering
  • Feature Color
    Green, Pink
  • Uses
    Accent, Border, Container, Foundation Planting, Hedge, Mass Planting, Mixed Garden Bed, Specimen, Woodland Garden
  • Water Needs
    Medium
  • Bloom Season
    Spring, Summer

Growing Zones : 7, 8, 9, and 10

Map of USDA Zones 7-10

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The Pride of Mobile Azalea is a prolific spring-blooming southern Indica hybrid rhododendron that is heat and sun tolerant. This selection produces 3-4 inch brilliant single form pink blooms with red speckled botches and red stamens. Each spring you will be anticipating great colorful display of blooms that will last for weeks.

Evergreen foliage emerges as a light green before maturing to an emerald hue.

The Pride of Mobile Azalea matures to 6-8′ H x 8-10′ W, and makes a great hedge, mass planting, border, or mixed bed.

Pride of Mobile Azalea Care

Hardy from USDA Zones 7-10

Plant in Partial Sun for best results. Filtered Sun for much of the day or 2-3 hours of direct sun a day is sufficient. Too much sun will stress the plant, while too little sun will result in decreased foliage and bloom potential.

This rhododendron has only medium water requirements once established. For the first growing season, provide supplementary water 2-3 times a week in average weather conditions.

The Pride of Mobile Azalea prefers acidic to neutral soil for best results. In addition, ensure that the soil drains well in order to avoid root rot.

Fertilize in early spring with a balanced acidic plant fertilizer. This will help ensure future growth and blooms, as well as promote the overall well-being of your plant.

Trim after the bloom cycle has ended. The Pride of Mobile Azalea, like other yearly blooming rhododendrons, begins compiling the next years blooms after the end of the current years cycle. Trimming too late will decrease the amount of potential blooms for the next year.

Pot size

  • 2.5 Quart
  • 2.4 Gallon
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