Azaleas are among the loveliest plants for the home garden. And they are simple to grow, too, if you just follow our easy Five Steps growing guide. Azaleas flourish in most climate zones except the very coldest and the very hottest; all it takes to grow them in YOUR garden is a little local know-how.
Azaleas have gorgeous flowers, when not in bloom they have neat, dense foliage that looks good year round, they can be easily clipped to any shape and are good for low hedges, borders or topiary. Azaleas are easy to grow and maintain if you follow our simple care program, and they do well in tubs, they can fill shady areas with color and are perfect garden partners with other plants.
The GardenEzi Five Step Program makes growing azaleas easy:
STEP ONE - Where to grow azaleas: climate, sun or shade, soil
STEP TWO - What to grow: types of azaleas and how to choose
STEP THREE - How to grow azaleas: Planning and planting
STEP FOUR - Caring for azaleas: the easy guide to feeding, watering, mulching, pruning, pest and disease control and climate protection
STEP FIVE - Azaleas in containers: all you need to know about growing these plants in pots
LAST WORD - A message from the author on gardening safety