Azalea indica 'Alaska' (Rutherfordiana hybrid)
Filtered sun, Partial sun
Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
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- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||uh-ZAY-lee-uh IN-dih-kuh|
|Lore||Though they are widely known as azaleas, this is actually a specialized group of plants under the genus Rhododendron.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 3 to 5 ft. tall, 4 to 6 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late Winter to Early Spring|
|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.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Azalea & Camellia Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.|
|Companion Plants||Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Camellia (Camellia); Clethra (Clethra); Japanese Maple (Acer)|
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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-11