Orange Macrantha Azalea

Rhododendron indica 'Macrantha Orange'
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Loaded with vibrant, pinkish orange blooms in spring and fall the Orange Macrantha Azalea is sure to set your landscape ablaze. This exciting evergreen shrub adds explosive pops of color and year-round interest.

With a mature height of 2 to 4 feet and width of 3 to 5 feet this stunning azalea has a compact habit that is beautiful in any landscape. The lush foliage is bright green. The 2 inch wide salmon pink flowers are gorgeous! These blooms coat the Orange Macrantha Azalea in late spring and again in fall. This reblooming azalea is a showy masterpiece that will have your neighbors abuzz.

This azalea performs best with some shade and acidic, well-drained soil. Drought tolerant once established, this southern shrub is low maintenance and does not require pruning. Fertilize when planting and in spring with a balanced, slow release fertilizer like the one we carry here for best growth and blooms.

Liven up your landscape with the dramatic Orange Macrantha Azalea. Order yours today!

Shipping Restriction AZ, LA
Soil Type Acidic, Well-drained
Sunlight Full Sun, Part Shade, Part Sun
Drought Tolerance Good
Mature Height 2-3 Feet
Mature Width 3-4 Feet
Fall Color Green
Bloom Color Orange

How To Care

Choose the right location and conditions for your new Orange Macrantha Azalea to thrive.

Spring and Fall are ideal times to plant Azaleas. However, if you avoid freezing and extremely hot temperatures you can plant any time of the year

Be sure your azalea is planted in an area that gets some shade and has well-drained, acidic soil. If your soil is alkaline, you can amend it. To acidify your soil amend with compost, elemental sulfur, or use fertilizers specific for acid loving plants. Mulching with pine straw or pine bark will help over time as they begin to break down, but are not an immediate solution. To improve drainage in something like a heavy clay soil, add compost and be sure to loosen up the soil well before planting.

Choose a balanced, slow-release fertilizer like the one we carry here. Fertilize in early spring to give the upcoming blooms a boost. You don’t need to prune azaleas, but pruning after they are done blooming can help encourage a bushier growth and renew an older plant.

Shipping Restriction AZ, LA
Soil Type Acidic, Well-drained
Sunlight Full Sun, Part Shade, Part Sun
Drought Tolerance Good
Mature Height 2-3 Feet
Mature Width 3-4 Feet
Fall Color Green
Bloom Color Orange

Landscape Ideas

Use in hedges or foundation and mass plantings for tons of brilliant color. The Orange Macrantha Azalea is a lovely accent in mixed beds and colorful garden getaways. Plant this azalea around the base of your favorite shade tree for a bold look. The Orange Macrantha is a knockout in containers on your patio, deck, or porch.

Shipping Restriction AZ, LA
Soil Type Acidic, Well-drained
Sunlight Full Sun, Part Shade, Part Sun
Drought Tolerance Good
Mature Height 2-3 Feet
Mature Width 3-4 Feet
Fall Color Green
Bloom Color Orange

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Due to the winter season we hold plant shipments to Zones 3-6 till April 15th. Zones 7-10 will ship now.

If you are in Zones 3-6 and would like to have your order shipped now please call 980-444-2353 

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