Close up of vibrant red pink Bollywood azalea blooms overlapping crisp green and white variegation Close up of vibrant red pink Bollywood azalea blooms overlapping crisp green and white variegation
photo of Mike Farrow

Meet the Breeder

Mike Farrow
Maryland, USA

BOLLYWOOD®

Azalea

Rhododendron

'Farrow'

USPP 22,209

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Close up of vibrant red pink Bollywood azalea blooms overlapping crisp green and white variegation Close up of vibrant red pink Bollywood azalea blooms overlapping crisp green and white variegation
  • Variegated foliage
  • Bright blooms
  • Disease resistant
Description

Super showy variegated azalea. Bollywood® azalea may just be our most colorful shrub. Bright neon red-pink flowers engulf this compact semi-evergreen azalea in spring. Vivid, glossy silver and dark green variegated foliage supplies the color the rest of the year. Developed by plantsman Mike Farrow of Maryland.

USDA Zone 6 - 9 (-10°F/-23°C)

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Exposure Full sun, Part sun

Height 2 - 3'

Width 2 - 3'

Finish Time 1 season

Type Evergreen

Bloom Time Spring

Flower Color Pink

Foliage Color Variegated

Liner Sizes 2 1/4", 4", Quick Turn

Soil Cool, acidic soils with abundant organic matter and good drainage are required.

Pruning Rarely needed; Prune after flowering if required.

Uses Specimen; foundation plantings; mixed borders; containers.

Growing Tips May be grown as much as perhaps a whole zone hardier if protected or sited in a protected spot.