Azalea Japonica Palestrina C3


  • Plant Fact File:
    • Pot Size: 3 litres
    • Main flower color: Pink
    • Height: 30cm
    • Spread: 30cm
    • Mature height: 60-90cm
    • Mature spread: 60-90cm
    • Season of interest: Spring to early summer
    • Foliage type: Evergreen
    • Fragrant: No
    • Growth rate: Moderate
    • Hardiness: Hardy
    • Aspect: Partial shade to dappled sunlight
    • Soil pH: Acidic
    • Soil type: Well-drained, humus-rich soil


    Azalea japonica ‘Palestrina’ is a delightful evergreen shrub renowned for its soft pink blossoms. This compact Azalea variety is an excellent choice for gardens of all sizes, adding a touch of elegance and color. During the spring to early summer, it adorns your garden with a profusion of pink flowers, creating a charming display.

    With a height and spread of 30cm each, ‘Palestrina’ maintains a neat and compact appearance. However, it’s important to note that this Azalea will mature into a larger shrub, reaching heights of 60-90cm and spreads of the same dimensions. It grows at a moderate rate, allowing for easy management in your garden. ‘Palestrina’ thrives when placed in partial shade to dappled sunlight and prefers well-drained, acidic, and humus-rich soil.

    While ‘Palestrina’ may not be fragrant, its sheer beauty and soft pink blooms make it an appealing choice for gardens. It’s a hardy plant that can withstand various weather conditions once established.

    With a 3-liter pot size, Azalea japonica ‘Palestrina’ is a versatile option for container gardening or planting in beds and borders. Its compact size and lovely pink flowers make it a charming addition to any garden, bringing a splash of color and elegance each spring.

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