Chalet® Glowing Pink Azalea

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  • Partial Shade to Full Sun (At Least 3 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
  • Mature Height 3 - 4 Feet
  • Mature Spread 3 - 4 Feet
  • Growing Zones 5 - 9
  • Use As A Thriller In Containers

Chalet® Glowing Pink is a newer Korean Azalea introduced in the 1990s. It is the hardiest Azalea that can grow in USDA zones 4-9 and bloom reliably. The flowers look like they glow against dense, green foliage. Blooms of brilliant pink with raspberry leopard spotting make a backdrop for spring-blooming bulbs and early perennials. This low-growing, spreading shrub is perfect for smaller gardens.

Azalea x poukhanense is fragrant when in bloom and does a great job attracting early beneficial pollinators to the garden. Rabbit damage is rarely an issue. Korean Azalea has good resistance to phytophthora root disease and can bounce back from light deer browsing. The foliage turns a deep purple in the fall and stays on the plant in all but the coldest growing zones.  The versatile Chalet® Glowing Pink Azalea gives 4 season interest plant in a large group as a foundation planting or the anchor plant for a spring bulb garden.

Chalet® Glowing Pink Azalea Care

Azaleas need soil that is acidic, rich, and well-draining. The roots of Azaleas do not like to sit in water and are susceptible to root rot over the winter in cold, wet soils. Chalet® is at home in full sun to part shade, although Azaleas growing in the warmest growing zones will require protection from midday sun and late afternoon heat. Regular watering through the spring and summer helps Azaleas form flower buds for the following year; continue watering through the fall in dry years. Fertilize the shrubs with a slow-release feed formulated for acid-loving shrubs in the early spring. 

Dwarf Korean Azaleas are relatively slow growing and do not require much pruning to keep them in shape. Pruning should only be done after blooming has finished in the late spring. Pruning in the late winter will result in poor or no blooming since the flower buds are formed on the previous year's growth. Chalet® Glowing Pink Azalea is multi-stemmed and can be rejuvenated if the top growth gets too leggy and sparse. Hard pruning should be done early in the spring to encourage vigorous new growth. Only remove one-third of the overall growth in one season.

Chalet® Glowing Pink Azalea Spacing

The low-spreading habit of Chalet® Glowing Pink Azalea makes this shrub an excellent element for the front of a border or a container-grown specimen shrub. The mature height and width are 3-4 feet. Space plants at 3 feet on the center. Containers need to have a diameter of at least 12 inches.

Chalet® Glowing Pink Azalea Information

USDA Hardiness Zones: 5 - 9
Plant Type: Bushes
Light Exposure: Partial Shade to Full Sun (At Least 3 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
Mature Height: 3 - 4 Feet
Mature Spread: 3 - 4 Feet
Spacing: 3 - 4 Feet
Habit: Upright
Flower Color(s): Pink
Flower Description: Bright Pink
Bloom Period: Spring
Foliage Type: Deciduous
Foliage Color(s): Green
Foliage Description:
Seasonal Interest: Spring Flowering
Watering: Low
Resists: Deer
Tolerates: Heat, Drought
Attracts: Bees, Butterflies
Container Role: Thriller
Uses: Borders, Containers, Mass Planting
Features: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flowers, Low Maintenance
Common Name: Chalet® Glowing Pink Azalea
Other Name(s):
Scientific Name: Azalea x poukhanense 'Chalet Glowing Pink'

Container Sizes

Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.

4.5 Pot

4.5" Pot
 Also Know As:
   4.5" Container

 Plant Age:
   ~ 6 months
 Plant Size:
   ~ 3"-6"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.5"H x 3.75"W
   1.42 quarts

Quart Pot

Quart Pot
 Also Know As:

 Plant Age:
   ~ 1 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 4"-8"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.75"H x 4.5"W
   1.50 quarts

2.5 Quart

2.5 Quart
 Also Know As:
   2.5 Quart Pot

 Plant Age:
   ~ 1.5 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 8"-12"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 6.5"H x 6.5"W
   2.20-2.30 quarts

#1 Pot

#1 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #1 Container
    1 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 2 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 10"-14"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 7"H x 7.75"W
   2.26-3.73 quarts

#2 Pot

#2 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #2 Container
    2 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 2-3 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-18"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 9.5"H x 9.5"W
   1.19-1.76 gallons

#3 Pot

#3 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #3 Container
    3 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 3-4 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-30"
 Pot Size:
   ~9.5"H x 11"W
   2.32-2.76 gallons

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Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.

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Planter Shipping

Standard Colors: 2-3 business days

Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations

Plant Shipping

Time of Order:

Summer Shipping

  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
    • We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location

Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.