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Why did my azaleas turn white?

My azaleas used to be pink, but now they bloom in white only. What is wrong, and how do I correct this?


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#1 Comment By shelley On 04/22/2015 @ 1:50 pm

Azalea bloom color can change as they age according to the Journal American Rhododendron Society:
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Also, according to the Azalea Society of America, a mild phosphorus deficiency may result in reduced flowering and lighter than normal flower colors.
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We also have an article on our website that discusses fading flower colors that may interest you and prove helpful:

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[1] : http://scholar.lib.vt.edu/ejournals/JARS/v13n2/v13n2-coleman.htm

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[3] : https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/environmental/fixing-color-faded-flowers.htm

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