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Azaleas, captivating members of the Rhododendron family, bring a burst of color to indoor spaces. Whether deciduous or evergreen, these enchanting shrubs, originating from Asia and North America, thrive in well-drained, acidic soils. Adaptable to various climates, they symbolize beauty and passion, making them cherished houseplants that bring a timeless and picturesque presence to indoor gardens.

Plant Care Guide

Full Sunlight


Azaleas thrive in partial shade and the morning sun. So, place them in an east facing window, the flowers may wilt if the day becomes too warm. If you are in a colder climate, Azaleas may respond well to full sun.

Frequent Watering


Water helps Azaleas with their beautiful bloom so water them twice a week. Don’t water too much because even for a short amount of time there being too much water in the soil can lead to the roots dying. If the soil of your azalea feels dry to the touch, it's time to water. Place your plant in a bucket of water for 15 minutes and it will be ready to thrive.



Azaleas love moisture-retaining, humus-rich acidic soil. Your soil should have lots of organic matter, be very fertile and well-draining. Natural mulch is what azaleas do best with. If you decide to fertilize, do it in late winter or early spring but no later than the end of March. Fertilizers that have acidifying properties are best, a 15-15-15 fertilizer containing nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium is the way to go.

High Humidity


Azaleas grow longer in cooler temperatures so place your plant in a spot at room temperature. If the temperatures warm up give your Azaleas a bit more water than typical.