The Q&A Archives: Azalea near the beach

Question: What azalea is good for growing in Pacific Palisades (one mile from the beach)?

Answer: The best choices for your southern California gardening region are Southern Indica Hybrids (sometimes called "sun azaleas"). Popular choices include carmine red 'Brilliant'; salmon pink 'Duc de Rohan'; 'Fielder's White'; brilliant rose purple 'Formosa'; light pink 'George Lindley Taber'; and 'Little John'.

Best wishes with your garden!

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