Do the dead flowers need to be deadheaded for new growth?
Do Azaleas Need to Be Deadheaded
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Azaleas do not get a second wind of blooms in one season, therefore, deadheading would be done to improve the appearance of the bush as well as directing energy towards flower bud production for the next blooming season.
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