Close up of rich pink Weston's Millenium azalea flowers
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Mezitt Family
Weston Nurseries, Hopkinton, MA, USA

‘Weston’s Millenium’

Azalea

Rhododendron

'Weston's Millenium'

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Close up of rich pink Weston's Millenium azalea flowers
  • Native
  • Fragrant
  • Summer blooming
Description

This upright, deciduous azalea produces dusty red flowers in early summer, and holds up well even in 90°F heat. The blue-green leaves have striking silvery undersides.

USDA Zone 4 - 8 (-30°F/-34°C)

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Exposure Full sun, Part sun

Height 4 - 5'

Width 4 - 5'

Finish Time 1 season

Type Deciduous

Bloom Time Summer

Flower Color Red

Foliage Color Green

Liner Sizes 2 1/4"

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

Pruning Rarely needed; Prune after flowering if required.

Uses Woodland gardens; pollinator gardens; specimen; foundation plantings; mixed borders.

Growing Tips Prefers fertile, well-drained, acidic soils. Fertilize in spring. Prune after flowering.