Cascade Azalea

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Light & Fluffy as a Cloud Cascade Azalea

  • Feathery White Petaled Blossoms
  • Each Bloom is Spotted With Light Yellow
  • Set on a Bed of Green Foliage
  • Broadleaved Evergreen Means Added Seasonal Interest
  • Yellow Green Winter Leaves
  • Ruffled Petals Create Unique Texture
  • Lovely Addition to Bouquets
  • Use for East Facing Foundation Planting
  • Attracts Beneficial Pollinators
  • Easy to Care For
  • Deer Resistant

You'll want to keep an eye on this broadleaved evergreen. It might just try to float away like the clouds it seems to emulate. Cascade Azalea (Rhododendron x 'Cascade') takes the color white and absolutely runs with it!

Goodness gracious, is it possible we've found the prettiest, most pristine of the azaleas? It's hard to believe but it might just be true as this compact shrub will cover itself from top to bottom in glorious white with yellow spotting trumpet-shaped flowers.

Before and after blooming, you'll be enthralled by the delightful green foliage. However, in its peak flower season, spring, the leaves simply won't be visible underneath the sheer amount of blooms.

Don't worry, the leaves don't mind sharing the spotlight for a little while. As a broad-leaved evergreen shrub, you'll have plenty of time after flowering is done to marvel.

During fall and winter, Cascade's glossy green leaves become a dark yellow-green, adding interest to your garden even when most other plants are done for the year.

If you're feeling especially decorative, try snagging a branch or two to add to your indoor bouquets. The bright white blooms will complement other flowers without overpowering the entire ensemble.

Whether you bring them in or leave the shrub entirely intact, you'll be rewarded with the abundance of ruffled blooms that are all but a staple among azaleas!

We suggest you plant it somewhere the fragrance can waft through a kitchen or dining room window but even out in your backyard gardens, it'll still be extremely appreciated. Beneficial pollinators will flutter from near and far for a quick snack.

This is one shrub you won't want to miss out on. No matter the amount of space you're working with, Cascade Azalea will elevate the flower power of your landscape. Order yours to complete your gardening dreams today!

How to Use Cascade Azalea in the Landscape

Big spaces, small spaces, up against the wall spaces. There's nothing this versatile little bush can't do and no garden where it won't work!

Do you have a backyard that backs up to a wooded area? Turn it into the entrance to a mystical fairy forest each spring with the addition of one of these enticing shrubs.

Since Cascade doesn't ask for all sun all the time, it's the perfect plant to add to your east-facing foundation walls. This gives it some nice morning sun while offering a bit of protection in the afternoons.

If you happen to have an opening underneath a window, we highly recommend rehoming your broadleaved evergreen there. That way you can take full advantage of the eye-catching beauty each bloom provides.

Use as a hedge along your front walkway. Entryways bordered by these will be astounding each spring and are sure to create an incredible first impression.

Are you lucky enough to have a larger garden? Try adding a few Cascades together to create a mass planting your neighbors will be "oohing" and "ahhing" for years to come.

Of course, returning to the basics, like most azaleas, this bush makes a lovely accent to perennial flower beds. Due to its size, it could also be used as a background specimen or as the main attraction!

#ProPlantTips for Care

For as pretty and delicate as Cascade Azalea looks, you'd be astonished by how easy they are to take care of and keep happy.

Simply find a nice spot that gets a bit of sun but also a bit of shade. It does extremely well in east-facing gardens. That lets it get sun in the mornings and protection from the hot sun in the afternoons.

Like most plants, well-drained soil is best. Who likes having soggy wet feet all the time anyway? Not us!

Should you happen to have soil rich in organic matter, then your azalea will flourish. Simply add a layer of mulch around the base of the shrub to help maintain even moisture.

As an added bonus, the mulch will add aesthetics to your garden and will contrast nicely with the green leaves and yellow-white blossoms.

While this shrub is known for its compact nature, should you want to give it a trim you absolutely can. As soon as your azalea is done blooming, grab your shears and prune to your desired size and shape so as not to disturb next year's blooms.

Wondering what your garden is missing? We think it might be an azalea, the Cascade Azalea to be precise. Don't wait another growing season, order yours from Nature Hills Nursery Today!

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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.

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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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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Cascade Azalea Is Suited to Grow in Zones 5-8
Growing Zones 5-8
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Rhododendron x 'Cascade'
Type Broad-Leaved Evergreen
Mature Height 3 feet
Mature Spread 4 - 6 feet
Sun Exposure Partial Shade
Soil Well Drained
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Yellow, White
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time After Flowering
Fragrant No