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azaleas planting

Posted by jmwemt PA (My Page) on
Tue, Apr 14, 09 at 1:15

When would it be okay to plant azaleas (scarlet, remembrance) outside, when they still have flowers on them or wait until the flowers die off?


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RE: azaleas planting

  • Posted by morz8 Z8 Wa coast (My Page) on
    Tue, Apr 14, 09 at 11:45

Your blooming remembrance azaleas are most likely greenhouse grown plants that would not tolerate temperatues outside until after danger of frost - they have been in carefully controlled conditions and never exposed to outdoor life.

Are you about a Z6 there? These may well not be fully winter hardy in your zone...

Here is a link that might be useful: Azalea.org - Plant my florists azalea outdoors


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