Azalea ‘Fireball’

Azalea ‘Fireball’

Azalea

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does not flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Azalea 'Fireball'
  • Common name: Azalea
  • Family: Ericaceae
  • Plant Type: Shrub, Deciduous
Flower colour:

Pink

Red

Foliage colour:

Green

Azalea ‘Fireball’ has medium-sized, bright orange-red flowers with a delicate fragrance. Its leaves emerge bronze-red, maturing to mid green, and then develop incredible autumn colour. It’s perfect for growing in a mixed herbaceous border or pot, and requires very little maintenance.

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Grow Azalea ‘Fireball’ in full sun in free-draining, neutral to acidic soil. It works well when planted alongside other azaleas or rhododendrons, pieris and camellias. Mulch annually with leaf mould.

How to grow Azalea 'Fireball'

  • Plant size

    1.5m height

    1.5m spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Middle

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Acidic / clay / heavy / moist / well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do Plant in July

Do Plant in August

Do Plant in September

Do Plant in October

Do Plant in November

Do Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does not flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Azalea 'Fireball' and wildlife

Azalea 'Fireball' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Azalea 'Fireball' poisonous?

Azalea 'Fireball' can be toxic.

Toxic to:

Toxic to Birds

Toxic to Cats

Toxic to Dogs

Toxic to Horses

Toxic to Livestock

Toxic to People