Rhododendrons and azaleas for your Japanese garden are very popular. In Japan, almost all gardens, used these plants.
Rhododendron species commonly bloom in early spring. Some soon, others a little later. Here, in the Pacific Northwest, bloom times can run from February until June. This does not mean that one will remain vegetation in bloom during the measurement of time. In general, this species has a short flowering time for any kind of specific vegetation. Plants enter at the beginning of spring with buds that been fattening for the winter and bloom in any type of vegetation awarded almost at the same time.
Because the flowers are very delicate, they appear to be susceptible to deficiency of rain or wind.
The often surprising flowers, which come in a wide range of colors, will only last up to two weeks. It seems a shame since they provide one of the two patches of dye in the Japanese garden in the spring. Although the own foliage remains attractive.
As general, the difference between azaleas and rhododendrons is both the dimensions of the leaf and the dimensions of the own vegetation. Azaleas are those with small leaves. And they usually increase to a relatively tiny dimensions.
In Japan, it takes great care with azaleas, and they are often trimmed in almost perfectly circular shapes. Karume azaleas, with its bold color, will have flowers that cover the whole plant. A bed of them is spectacular to say the least.
Where the conclusion of rhododendrons and azaleas for your Japanese garden, please note that some of the rhododendrons increase together biblical percentages. Choose a variety that ripens to a dimension to match it with your place. If you’re using a bed of azaleas, my eyes that seem to look better if the planting of masses is all of the same color. A limit of azaleas, rhododendrons, backed by large looks really rich when it is ripe. Very little more can be compared.
Planting rhododendrons and azaleas for your Japanese garden is simple, just with the opening of custom around twice the size of the root ball. Hold the top of the ball of origin or very little above the grade of the surrounding soil. Some fertilize and the water from a well at the time of planting. Make sure that vegetation is kept watered until it is visible that it has settled in.