Azalea 'Girard's Chiara'
Size: 6-9 inch
Growth Habit: 3' high x 3' wide in 10 years
USDA Zone: 5B-9
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: evenly moist, well drained acidic soils
Parentage: ('Pink Dawn' x 'Boudoir')
Hybrid Group: Girard
Comments: Ruffled, hose-in-hose, 2.5 inch dark purple-pink with a red-orange blotch cover the plant in spring. One of several azaleas bred for hardiness by Peter Girard of Geneva, Ohio in the late 1940's.