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Azalea Bushes

Azaleas are beautiful flowering shrubs and can be a great addition to any garden. They’re easy to care for and are one of the most popular flowering shrubs in gardens around the world.

Azeala are known for their small, delicate flowers that range in color from white to purple depending on the variety. Although thought of as spring flower, there are cultivars that also bloom during different parts of the summer and early fall. Learn more about how to grow and care for these beautiful perennial bushes with our guides down below.

Azalea Bloom Times and Flowering Groups

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Azaleas are a mainstay of the spring garden, but the show doesn’t have to end just because the season does. With several summer and fall flowering specimens, you can enjoy their gorgeous floral display right until frosty temperatures arrive. Read all about azalea bloom times and flowering groups for months of flowers.

21 of the Best Azaleas for Your Garden and Yard

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Bright and beautiful, azaleas add gorgeous colors in spring, summer, and fall. Tidy, low maintenance shrubs, they’re suitable for light shade to full sun and sparkle in borders, containers, foundations, flowering hedges, woodland edges, and more. Discover 21 of the best azaleas for your garden and yard in this guide.

How to Grow and Care for Azalea Bushes

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Brightly colored with long-lasting flowers, azaleas make a striking statement in the garden. Ideal for borders, beds, and foundation plantings, these shrubs provide months of vibrant blooms, with sweet or spicy fragrance, and pretty fall foliage as well. Learn how to grow and care for azaleas in this guide. Read more now.

How to Grow and Care for Florist’s Azaleas Indoors

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Maybe you received a florist’s azalea as a gift, or you saw the bright-blooming beauty in the store and decided to give it a home? Maybe you’ve heard these azaleas don’t typically last long, but what if you could help yours to live a long life? We’ll show you how to do just that. Read about growing azaleas indoors now.

How to Propagate Azaleas for Gorgeous New Shrubs

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Because hybrid cultivars don’t grow true from seed, three smart ways to increase and enjoy beautiful azaleas in your yard or garden is to multiply them vegetatively through cuttings or by stem or air layering. Learn how to propagate azaleas for gorgeous new shrubs in this step by step guide. Read more now.

How to Grow and Care for Azaleas in Containers

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If you love the bright, elegant flowers of azaleas but don’t have room in your garden, why not try growing them in containers instead? You can also liven up your porch, deck, or patio with the luxurious bursts of color. Learn how to grow azaleas in pots and discover our top container-friendly cultivars in this guide.