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Judge Solomon Southern Indica Azalea - 1 Gallon Pot
The Judge Solomon Azalea is one of the best of the sun and heat-tolerant evergreen Southern Indica Azaleas. In spring, large, bright pink flowers nearly cover the large mounds of foliage. More details below

Judge Solomon Southern Indica Azalea - 1 Gallon Pot

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SIZE: 1 GALLON POT
Quantity Price Each
1 $29.97
2 - 3 $27.90
4+ $26.73

Judge Solomon Southern Indica Azalea
Rhododendron indica 'Judge Solomon'

USDA Plant Hardiness Zones:  7b-10b  Find Your Zone


Note:  For our customers who live and garden North of USDA Plant Hardiness Zone 7b, where this Azalea variety is not reliably winder hardy, you can enjoy it in containers that can be moved indoors during winter and placed back outside when temperatures warm up in spring.



Special Attributes

One of the best of the sun and heat-tolerant Southern Indica Azaleas, the Judge Solomon Azalea wows in spring when it produces LOADS of large, bright pink flowers that nearly cover the evergreen foliage. Grows more rapidly than other types of azaleas in a large mound 6 to 8 feet tall and wide. Its larger size makes Judge Solomon a fine selection for a colorful natural hedge or screen in landscape and woodland borders.




Landscape & Garden Uses

Growing in a large mound 6 to 8 feet tall and wide over time, the Judge Solomon Azalea is most useful as a natural hedge or in small to large groupings in landscape borders. The plants perform exceptionally well under tall pine trees. Also ideal for use as accents, corner plants or as espalier against large open walls in home foundation plantings. Lower branches can also be removed to form an attractive small evergreen tree serves well as a focal point in the landscape or large containers. A fine addition to Azalea gardens, purple theme gardens and cottage gardens.  

Suggested Spacing:  5 feet apart for solid hedges;  12 feet or more apart for space between plants





Cultural Preferences

Southern Indica Azaleas are very easy to grow. They prefer a moist but well-drained acidic soil that is rich in organic matter and full sun to part shade. That said, we think they perform and look their best with a little shade or filtered sunlight during the hottest part of summer afternoons. Established plants have good drought tolerance.




Helpful Articles

Click on a link below to find helpful advice from our experts on how to plant and care for Azaleas.




Plant Details

USDA Plant Hardiness Zones: 7b-10b  Find Your Zone
Plant Type:  Evergreen Flowering Shrub
Height at Maturity:  6-8'
Width at Maturity:  6-8'
Suggested Spacing:  5 feet apart for solid hedges;  12 feet or more apart for space between plants
Flower Color:  Bright Pink to Fuchsia Pink
Flower Size:  Large, 3-3.5"
Flowering Period:  Early Spring, Mid-Spring
Flower Type:  Single
Fragrant Flowers:  No
Foliage Color:  Dark Green
Fragrant Foliage:  No
Berries:  No
Berry Color:  NA
Sun Needs:  Full Sun or Mostly Sun, Morning Sun with Dappled or Afternoon Shade, All Day Filtered Sun, Morning Shade with Evening Sun
Water Needs:  Average, Lower when established
Soil Type:  Clay, Loam, Sand (Amended), Silt 
Soil Moisture / Drainage:  Well Drained Moist
Soil pH:  4.5 - 6.5
Maintenance / Care:  Low
Attracts:  Visual Attention
Resistances:  Heat, Humidity, Sun



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