These evergreen to semi-evergreen shrubs have a fabulous spring bloom display. There are multiple varieties and colors, many of which rebloom in the summer.
Azaleas need afternoon shade in Kansas and moist, well-drained, acidic soil. Adding compost at the time of planting and mulching is highly recommended.
- Autumn Twist Encore: This variety reblooms in summer and the blooms are variegated purple with white stripes. It grows to 4 feet tall and wide.
- Bloom-a-thon Pink: This variety has double pink blooms that reappear in the summer. It grows 3 to 4 feet tall and wide.
- Bloom-a-thon Red: This variety has red blooms that reappear in the summer. It grows 3 to 4 feet tall and wide.
- Bloom-a-thon White: This azalea has large white blooms that rebloom in summer. It grows to around 3 feet tall and wide.
- Girard, Ashley Marie: This variety has deep red blooms in the spring and variegated foliage. It grows at around 2 feet tall and 2 to 3 feet wide.
- Girard, Crimson: This variety has brilliant crimson blooms in the spring. It grows to 3 feet tall and 4 feet wide.
- Girard, Hot Shot: This variety blooms brilliant scarlet-orange in the spring. It grows 3 feet tall and 4 feet wide.
- Rosebud: This azalea is covered in lovely double pink blooms in the spring. It grows 2 to 4 feet tall and wide.