Azaleas are in the Rhododendron family. Most azaleas are hardy to planting zones 6-9, with a few varieties tolerating colder temperatures up to zone 4. Plant azaleas in partial shade or in a spot with morning sun and afternoon shade. Acidic Soil: Azaleas prefer soil with a pH of 5 to 6.5.
Photos by Jenna Bell.
The end of February and beginning of March is when my friend Jenna’s garden is vibrant with the spring colors of azaleas here in central Florida. Her home is situated on a large lot with a pond, lots of shade trees, and azaleas she planted in the shade decades ago. Thanks for sharing your photos Jenna! Read More