Posted: 22/04/2014 at 21:18
Welcome to the forum. Welcome too to the club.......we have all been fooled like this.
Your indoor azalea is meant to remain indoors.
You could simply put this down to experience and learn from it.
Buy an outdoor variety from that garden centre and take your indoor one with you. Explain your situation ....possibly ??ou may be allowed the cost towards an outdoor variety. But get an outdoor one anyway. Yes, acid soil is essential but is your garden soil acidic too? Have you tested it with PH metre?
You are not foolish ....you will laugh at this. Good luck