Answer: In my experience it is usually better to plant the hardy azaleas rather than try to keep them indoors year round or even to grow them as an outdoor container plant. Maybe you have a friend or relative with some ground where you could plant it. Then later, transplant it when you have a garden of your own. In the meantime, water as needed to keep the soil evenly moist using a water soluble fertilizer for acid loving plants at the weakest rate on the label. You should set it outdoors and provide shade from noon onwards if at all possible. You might be able to improvise a shade screen by using a section of picket fence or even an umbrella to block that hot afternoon soon. I'm sorry I just can't be more encouraging.
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