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Azalea is popular due to it’s large abundance of showy flowers in a wide range of red, pink, whites and combinations of these colors.
Azaleas are celebrated around the world with numerous festivals. Including Japan, Korea and the United States. A number of cities in the U.S. have festivals in the spring including, Mobile-AL, Norfolk-VA, Wilmington-NC and Valdosta-GA, just to mention a few. Azaleas are also closely associated with the Master Golf Tournament in April. Azaleas are also one of the symbols of the city of Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Plant type: The floral azalea is an annual.
Blooms: Under the best conditions the blooms will last 3 to 6 weeks.
Flower colors: Red, Pink White, Bicolor
Sunlight: indirect sunlight. This plant will need at least 4 hours of sunlight per day.
Water: Check the soil daily. You may need to water this plant daily. Water thoroughly. Best done over the sink so it can completely drain. Or if you are using a saucer, drain the saucer 15 minutes after watering.
Humidity: Misting the foliage will help keep the humidity up especially in the winter.
Temperature: Azaleas prefer cooler temperatures. If possible daytime temperature should not exceed 68 degrees F and they like night temperatures between 45 and 55 degrees F.
Fertilizer: No need to fertilize this plant while it is in bloom.
Native: to several continents including Asia, Europe and North America.
Micky’s minis continues to offer more plants with our unique soilless growth medium. This medium is specially designed to enhance the quality and shelflife of our miniature plants. Shipping with our soil us medium also eliminates loose dirt in the box from rough shipping conditions
By avoiding the normal causes that are detrimental to plants (i.e. excessive hot or cold temperatures, drafts, etc.) your customer should find much enjoyment from their Miniature Potted Plants. Remember, it is very easy to over water miniature potted plants. Therefore it is best to set them in a pan of lukewarm water for about 10 to 20 minutes. Then let the plant drain for 5 minutes before placing it back in its favorite spot. Most minis will require watering every 2 or 3 days depending on how hot and dry it is.
If your mini is grown in the foam medium, never let the foam go completely dry. If it becomes hard, place the miniature plant in a pan of warm water for 30 to 60 minutes or until it starts to rehydrate. Depending on how long the foam has been dry will determine if the plant can come back.
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