Azalea Plants
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do azaleas need to be deadheaded

Zone 5B | kbaldwin added on May 25, 2015 | Answered

Do the dead flowers need to be deadheaded for new growth?

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shelley
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Answered on May 25, 2015

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.

For more information on trimming/pruning azaleas, please visit the following link:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/azalea/pruning-azaleas.htm

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