Alaska Azalea

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Each of the pristine, snow white flowers of Alaska Azalea (Azalea indica 'Alaska') are accented by a chartreuse, yellow-green blotch on the throat. This perfectly chic color combination ensures that these pretty cultivars will coordinate beautifully with many other flowering plants.

Alaska was the winning Evergreen Azalea of the Year for the Southwest Region. It displays more sun tolerance than others and resistance to Phytophthora root rot.

Planting and Application:

Alaska Azaleas start producing showy trusses of blooms in the late mid-season. Each hose-in-hose flower measures two inches across and can range from single to semi-double forms.

  • You'll appreciate the cool, polished tones each spring; along with refined evergreen foliage through a year-long season. Even the rounded growth habit is incredibly versatile for use in partial shade.
  • Keep them in raised beds with acidic soil; or grow them in oversized containers. Alaska Azalea brings a look that is both fresh and cool to your garden design.
  • Use several to create a crisp hedge on the east or north side of your home. Plant them four feet apart on center; measuring from the center of one to the center of the next.
  • Wonderful in courtyard plantings, Alaska Azalea brings an Asian sensibility to your space. Create a Zen Garden with a partnership of your favorite Japanese Maple tree and an expressive spread of Japanese Anemone perennials.
  • Count on high performance Alaska Azalea as a mainstay in your Shade Garden. These broad-leaved evergreen shrubs are an easy way to bring structure to your planting beds...making a wonderful backdrop for spring-blooming bulbs, Hosta and Foam Flower.

#ProPlantTips for Care: 

Select a planting site with well-drained soil and don't plant Azaleas too deeply. They perform with no more than six hours of direct sunlight daily; please provide afternoon shade for best results.

  • Azaleas require slightly acidic soil with a lower pH, so create a planting mound in alkaline soils. Use a three inch layer of pine straw over the roots to keep them cool and moist.
  • Provide water on a regular basis during dry times when you don't receive rainfall. Keep the surrounding areas weeded, as Azaleas have shallow roots that resent competition.
  • Prune to shape them right after the blooms are finished in spring. Feed them with a high-quality fertilizer designed for ericaceous flowering plants.

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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From To S&H
0 - 19.99 19.99
20 - 49.99 21.99
50 - 69.99 24.99
70 - 99.99 29.99
100 - 129.99 34.99
130 - 149.99 41.99
150 - 150+ Approx 27%

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Alaska Azalea Is Suited to Grow in Zones 9-11
Growing Zones 9-11
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Rhododendron indica 'Alaska'
Type Broad-Leaved Evergreen
Mature Height 3 - 5 feet
Mature Spread 4 - 6 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Soil Well Drained Soil
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time After Flowering
Fragrant No