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AZALEA - DECIDUOUS 'Irene Koster'

Pale pink with a yellow blotch
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Leaves 5-15cm (2-6in) long have good autumn colour
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
    Pale pink with yellow blotch
  • Height
    2m (6½ft)
  • Spread
    2m (6½ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Upright shrub. Produces bold trusses of delicate, funnel-shaped flowers 6cm (2½in) long
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

AZALEA - DECIDUOUS 'Irene Koster'

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Occidentale hybrid. Shallow planting is essential. Mulch annually with leafmould in early spring
    Pests & Diseases
    See header AZALEA-DECIDUOUS
    Place of origin
    Garden origin. Pre. 1925. The Netherlands. Koster and Co.
  • Burncoose Specialities
    Azaleas
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate
    (see photos above)
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Acid / ericaceous loving
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Leafy, humus-rich
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    (People & Pets)
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
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2m (6½ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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