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Azalea Alphonse anderson 125mm

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Azalea 'Alphonse Anderson' is a hardy, vigorous growing Azalea bearing a profusion of large single soft pink flowers in spring and again as spot flowers in autumn. Is stronger and taller growing than 'Alba Magnifica'.

Prefers a full sun to part shade position with a well-drained, humus rich soil that is slightly acidic. Is hardy once established. Prune after flowering to maintain a compact shape, mulch well during extended dry periods and fertilise with an Azalea specific or a complete organic fertiliser in spring and late summer. If flowers are becoming mushy this might be a sign of petal blight, pick off and dispose of then treat with appropriate fungicides. Azaleas are also susceptible to insect attack treat with appropriate pesticides.