Cascade Azalea

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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-leaf evergreen shrub, you'll have plenty of time after flowering is done to marvel.

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 and Hummingbirds 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!

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. Hardy deciduous shrubs throughout USDA growing zones 5 to 8 and grows 3 feet in height and 4-6 feet wide.

Planting and Application:

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.

If you happen to have an opening underneath a window, we highly recommend rehoming your broad-leaved evergreen there. That way you can take full advantage of the eye-catching beauty each bloom provides. Use it 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, Cascade could also be used as a background specimen, planters and containers, or as the main attraction!

  • Feathery White Petaled Blossoms Spotted With Light Yellow
  • Set on a Bed of Green Foliage
  • Ruffled Petals Create Unique Texture
  • Attracts Beneficial Pollinators
  • Lovely Addition to Bouquets
  • Broadleaved Evergreen Means Added Seasonal Interest
  • Yellow Green Fall/Winter Leaves
  • East Facing Foundation Planting, Containers, Accents & Specimens

#ProPlantTips For Care

Since Cascade Azaleas 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. 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.

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.

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 only prune them to your desired size and shape so as not to disturb next year's blooms.

  • Partial Shade & Afternoon Shade
  • Moist to Moderate Moisture Needs
  • Enriched Acidic Well-Drained Soil
  • Prune Right After Flowering
  • Easy to Care For!
  • Deer Resistant

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!

Azalea and Rhododendron Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the best place to plant an Azalea bush?

Azaleas and Rhododendrons prefer partial shade (both dappled shade all day or morning sun with afternoon shade). Plant in a slightly acidic, consistently moist, enriched and well-drained soil location for best results. Their shallow roots dislike soggy soil but thrive with a 3-4 inch layer of arborist mulch over their surface.

How big does an Azalea bush get?

Cascade Azaleas can reach around 2-3 feet in height and spreads 4-6 feet in width in optimal conditions.

Are Azalea bushes low maintenance?

Azalea and Rhododendron shrubs are very easy to grow and low-maintenance. Water during drought, prune only after flowering and fertilize with an acid-loving organic, slow-release flowering plant fertilizer.

What is the difference between Rhododendrons and Azaleas?

All Azaleas are Rhododendrons but not all Rhodondendrons are Azaleas. Azalea tends to be smaller-sized with smaller leaves and stems, while Rhododendrons can be larger with stout branching and larger bloom trusses. There can both be either deciduous or broad-leaved evergreens.

How Do I Find Azalea and Rhododendron Bushes for Sale Near Me?

Make your life easier and your yard happier by shopping for Azaleas at online nursery. You'll find a massive selection of flowering bushes for sale, including many lovely varieties!

Choose the right shrub for your area by first finding your growing zone by entering your zip code in the field above the Plant Highlights section on our product pages. Narrow down your options by plant hardiness zone, sun availability, and size requirements.

Place your order, knowing it's backed by the Nature Hills Nursery product guarantee and protected by Plant Sentry™, which helps ensure regulated plant materials aren't sent to prohibited areas.

Expect to receive your plants at the appropriate planting time for your growing zone when temperatures are safest to ship through and into.

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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
#6 Container Ranges from 5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 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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To obtain a more accurate shipment time-frame, simply enter your zip code in the “Find Your Growing Zone” box to the right. Our plants are grown all over the country and lead time on items may be different because of this. Once your order is placed, you will also receive the specific shipment time-frame information as part of your order confirmation. Once an item ships, you will receive shipment notification and tracking numbers, so you can follow along while your plant travels to your doorstep. We use FedEx, UPS, or USPS at our discretion.

Due to winter weather we have put a hold on shipping to the areas shown below in grey. You can still order now and we will ship the plant to you during an appropriate time for your zone.

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Shipping Rates

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

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0 - 19.99 24.99
20 - 49.99 29.99
50 - 69.99 34.99
70 - 99.99 39.99
100 - 129.99 44.99
130 - 149.99 48.99
150 - 150+ Approx 28%

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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 Moderate
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Yellow, White
Foliage Color Green
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time After Flowering
Fragrant No