Azalea Karen - Azalea Karen

Azalea Karen - Azalea Karen

Nice clear purple flowers!

Early blooming variety with masses of single, purple flowers on a wide, upright growing plant. The Gable hybrids have excellent cold hardiness as a rule and 'Karen' is no exception.

Genus: 

Rhododendron
Azalea Karen

Common Name: 

Azalea Karen

Flower Color: 

Lavender Purple

Exposure: 

Part Sun to Part Shade

Bloom Season: 

Mid-Spring

Plant Category: 

Semi-Evergreen Shrub

Hardiness Zones: 

Hardy to -20 degrees

Plant Terms: 

Foliage Color: 

Green

Care Instructions and Growing Tips: 

Protect from strong winter sun and wind

If needed, prune immediately after flowering

Suggested Uses or Locations: 

Foundation Plantings
Woodland Plantings
Shrub Border

Height: 

4'

Water Requirements: 

Requires regular waterings, particularly in hot, dry weather.

Soil Requirements: 

Moist, well drained acidic soil high in organic matter

Growth Habit: 

Upright
Spreading

Hybrid Series: 

Gable Hybrid

Season of Interest: 

Spring
Summer
Please Note: The plant varieties listed on this website do not indicate current availability at Mahoney's Garden Centers. Plant varieties can vary from store to store and from week to week. If you are interested in purchasing a specific plant, we encourage you to call before making a a special trip to one of our garden centers.