Posted: 21/05/2013 at 19:08
Rhodos and azaleas grow fairly quickly I think but vary from variety to variety.
Happy, I wouldn't put them at the back of the border....they usually won't be large for many years.
I would plant them mid to front. They are easy to transplant later anyway. I know they are expensive but I would choose carefully.....decide on projected protential size, whether ??ou want deciduous or evergreen azaleas, whether you want large or small leaves, whether you want variegation or not.
Not all small plants need to be at the front of a border. A nice dwarf rhodo mound there looks great alongside typical front-rowers