Formosa Azalea Tree
Get Deep-Pink Blooms on a Dwarf Tree
Azalea bushes are among the most beautiful and beloved flowering plants found anywhere. They’re easy to grow with little maintenance, so it’s not surprising that the public is demanding more Azalea options.
Landscaping horticulturists have answered with the Formosa Azalea Tree.
Like many flowering shrubs, the Formosa Azalea is now being trained to take the shape of a single-trunk tree with a rounded canopy of bright green foliage. Its somewhat compact size, carefree nature and striking characteristics make this unique tree very versatile--with uses varying from a stand-alone decorative centerpiece, to a mixed bed accent to a potted indoor ornamental.
It's a slow grower, so it's perfect as a container plant. When potted up, it will grow anywhere in the US.
When planted in the ground, the Formosa Azalea Tree is hardy in zones 7-10. It grows up to 6-7 ft. tall and 4-6 ft. wide.
In some regions, this evergreen beauty may bloom twice in one year--spring and again as fall approaches.
Formosa’s blossoms are huge- about 3 inches across and are a rich violet-pink color with darker magenta near the center. This tree’s vivid green foliage provides a remarkable backdrop for the blanket of blooms that cover the canopy when flowering occurs.
Place several potted Formosas around your deck or patio for a brilliant burst of color. Welcome your guests with elegance and style by adding a couple of these beauties to either side of your home’s front entry.
Formosa Azalea Trees perform best in sun and partial shade, even growing well in the shadow of tall shade trees such as old oaks or maples. It is drought, heat and cold-tolerant as well as disease/pest resistant. There’s just nothing not to love about this Formosa Azalea tree.
This is one of the first Azalea Tree introductions we've experienced, and the demand has been huge. Be sure to order yours now while these trees are still available.