Asked by: Dusty Petsch
asked in category: General Last Updated: 24th March, 2020

What plants pair well with azaleas?

Interplant azaleas with a selection of native and non-native shrubs and perennials. Partner azaleas in the garden with woodland perennials such as ferns, wild ginger (Asarum), Solomon's seal (Polygonatum), hosta (Hosta), toad lily (Tricyrtis), and many others. Combine azaleas with other flowering shrubs.

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Similarly, it is asked, can azaleas and gardenias be planted together?

Indica azalea hybrids (Rhododendron indicum), best for USDA zones 4 through 9, produce papery pink to red blossoms that pop against gardenias. Azaleas do best with a soil pH between 4.5 and 5.5 and, while they grow in full sun, they do best with partial shade against the morning sun, especially in winter.

One may also ask, what can I plant with azaleas in Texas? How to Grow Azaleas in Texas

  • Choose a location where the plant receives afternoon shade, such as the east or north side of your home, to protect the shrub from the Texas sun.
  • Place ground pine bark, peat moss and sandy loam on top of the chosen planting spot.
  • Spread expanded shale on top of mound until shale is 2 inches deep.

Hereof, how close can you plant azaleas?

All these must be factored in when deciding where to plant azaleas. If the mature plant will grow to: Under 3 Feet Tall - Space the plants 2 feet apart. 3 to 5 Feet Tall - Leave about 30 inches between each plant.

Where do you place azaleas?

Azaleas have shallow roots and require a well-drained, acidic soil. In poorly drained areas, azaleas should be placed in raised beds. Azaleas can also make exceptional candidates for containers. It also helps to amend the soil with compost beforehand.

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