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Dwarf Evergreen Variegated Azalea Hot Shot
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Dwarf Evergreen Variegated Azalea 'Hot Shot'

An easy-care shrub that you can grow anywhere - there's a variety for everyone!
  • Lightly variegated evergreen leaves and stunning red blooms gives you year-round interest
  • Slow-growing and hardy, Azaleas are perfect for any border and do best in dappled shade
  • Compact and evergreen, grow them in large pots anywhere using ericaceous compost
  • Ideal for any size garden, terrace or balcony
  •  Supplied as an established plant in a 2L pot

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Item: 510879
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For a spectacular display of late spring colour nothing beats Azaleas! A fantastic shrub for exotic colour this compact, evergreen azalea becomes simply smothered with blousy blooms in April and May. 'Hot Shot' is a lightly variegated variety with cream-edged leaves and stunning red blooms, making it an exceptional Azalea!

Slow-growing and hardy, 'Hot Shot' is perfect for any border and does best in dappled shade provided the soil is slightly acidic. Alternatively, it can be grown in a large pot anywhere using ericaceous compost - although try to avoid situations where it can become too hot such as a reflective patio.

This compact, evergreen shrub makes an excellent low-maintenance specimen for acid borders and patio containers, and suits any size garden, terrace or balcony.

With a combination of variegated, evergreen foliage and spectacular spring flowers, this charming Azalea will give you year-round interest in your garden.

Supplied as an established plant in a 2L pot, ready to plant out. Height and spread: 90cm (36in).

What Is Supplied

Item 510879 supplied as:
Supplied as an established plant in a 2L pot, ready to plant out. Flowers April - May. Height and spread: 90cm (36in).

Plant Care Information

Perfect In Pots
Perfect In Pots
Plant In Sunshine
Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Winter Hardy
Easy To Grow
Easy To Grow

Top Tips

  • Can be kept in a pot (remember to use ericaceous compost) but must be fed and watered well and re-potted every couple of years.
  • Place your Azaleas in front of other evergreen such as conifers to really set off their colours.

Care Information

  • Azaleas can tolerate a more open site as long as they are sheltered from cold, drying winds and early morning sunlight.
  • Your Azalea should be planted slightly higher than it was in its pot into well-draining soil.
  • Azaleas need an acidic soil with a pH of around 5.5 in order to thrive - soils with pH higher than 5.5 should be acidified before planting or you can grow them in a container with ericaceous compost.
  • Their shallow root systems quickly capture rain, so plants need to be kept well-watered. A mulch keeps them from drying out. Therefore, mulch plants and water deeply and regularly during dryer periods from July onwards.
  • When watering, try to use rainwater as tap water tends to be too hard and more alkaline.
  • Plants benefit from a yearly feed, and our Azalea, Rhododendron and Shrub feed is the ideal formulation.

Planting/Flowering Calendar

Best Time To Plant
When Your Plant Will Flower
When Your Plant Will Fruit
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Fully Grown Plant Dimensions (approx)

Plant Dimensions
90 cm
90 cm
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