Tons of blooms, but almost no leaves

ernieb(6)May 31, 2009

Hi - I'm a zone 6 gardener and I have a few azaleas in my gardens. About four years ago I planted two that provide lavendar blooms and green leaves that are fairly light in color. This variety loses its leaves in the winter, with the exception of a few that hang on. For the past two years I get tons of gorgeous blooms, but once the blooms are gone there aren't very many leaves, which causes the bushes to look bare. Can someone suggest actions I can take to get a more full plant?

PS - I have other azaleas in the same area where these two are, and they do just fine.


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luis_pr(7b/8a Hurst, TX)

What is the name of this variety?

    Bookmark   May 31, 2009 at 5:38PM
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