Areas of origin: Japan. Adult Dimensions: Height up to 0.8m, width up to 0.8m (2.6'). Foliage: Evergreen. Soil type: Dislikes lime and soil that is too wet. Mix other matter in to avoid soil that is too heavy. Hardiness: Hardy to -15°C. Exposure: Semi-shade to full sun.
Properties and uses:
The Azalea Japonica “Mollis Gibraltar” displays a beautiful orangey-red blossom of rounded clumps, from April through to May. This erect growing shrub benefits from being planted in groups but it can also be planted in tubs or on its own.