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This is a photo of my azalea which i bought 5 years ago and it has flowered well every year, but this year as the flowers were dying off it produced different flowers round the base of the bush. Can you tell me what they are and why this has happened, Thankyou

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Jen, your azalea consists of a named top grafted onto a basic dwarf rhododendron rootstock. This is a common practice amongst nurserymen. Now, the rootstock is becoming dominant and producing the second flush of flowers that you now see. I would suggest that you prune off the stems at the base of the azalea producing the new flowers to keep the original one that you bought.

26 May, 2010


I thik that i'd re-pot it and give it a feed as well

27 May, 2010


Thanks for reply only just found the way to say thanks

7 Jun, 2010


hope the azaleas feeling better :o)

8 Jun, 2010

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