Azalea indica ’Alaska’
English Name: Alaska Azalea
Latin name: Azalea indica ‘Alaska’
Family: Heath/Heather - Ericaceae
Origin: Under cultivation at the Palm House
The Alaska azalea is an evergreen shrub, growing up to 90 to 150 cm. tall. The dark-green leaves are thin and glossy. The distinguishing feature of the Alaska cultivar is its large, snow-white flowers, which bloom from late winter to early spring. The Alaska azalea is grown as a garden plant in regions with mild climates; in climates like Poland's, as a potted plant.