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Alaska Azalea

Azalea indica 'Alaska' (Rutherfordiana hybrid)

Item 0440

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USDA Zone:
9-11
Your zone may be too cold for this plant:
6
  • Light Needs
    Filtered sun to Partial sun
  • Watering Needs
    Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
Description:

An outstanding flowering shrub that features snow white blooms with a distinctive chartreuse blotch on their throats. Lush, bright green foliage on a rounded form is excellent for use as evergreen screening or a foundation or hedge plant. A showy landscape accent that works nicely as a container plant.

Close-up :: Credit: Doreen Wynja Medium Shot :: Credit: Doreen Wynja
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Average Landscape Size
Moderate growing; reaches 3 to 5 ft. tall, 4 to 6 ft. wide.
Flowering Season
Botanical Name: Azalea indica 'Alaska' (Rutherfordiana hybrid)
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Habit: Round
Growth Rate: Moderate
Special Feature: Easy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest
Foliage Color: Green
Flower Attribute: Showy Flowers
Bloom Time: Late Winter to Early Spring
Flower Color: White
Garden Style: Cottage ,   Asian/Zen
Design Ideas: An exceptional white azalea that's a stand out against red brick or dark green foliage plants. Add to front yard foundation planting for elegant color and neutral tones. Insert into shaded edges of large canopy shade trees or against the trunks of tree groves. A natural in Asian inspired gardens, particularly for the Japanese tea style.

Thrives in humus-rich, acidic, moist, well-drained soils. Shelter from harsh sun exposures in hot summer areas. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, maintain evenly moist soil. Keep roots cool with a layer of mulch. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom.

History

Though they are widely known as azaleas, this is actually a specialized group of plants under the genus Rhododendron.

Customer Reviews

Beautiful Fall Blooms
by kris, November 1, 2016

super healthy and showing it's color. doing really well in a container.

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