This beautiful flowering shrub is an Azalea. Azaleas fall under the genus Rhododendron.


Azleas are one of the most popular flowering shrubs in the United States and particularly the south.

Found under the genus Rhododendron, this shrub type is comprised of several varieties (cultivars). These varieties can be grouped as evergreen or decidious. Most home owners want evergreen Azaleas.

Certain Azalea varieties do better in certain regions of the country, while others do better in a different region.

At Adams Nursery, we carry Azalea varieties that are suit to the tempeartures and soil types  of Northeast AR and Southeast MO.  

Encore Azaleas are a multiple blooming Azalea. They will bloom up to three times a year.

Repeat Blooming Azaleas - The Encore Series

Love Azaleas but would like them to bloom longer. Encore Azaleas, with their repeat blooming, can give you everything you wished for in an Azalea. 

With rich colorful blooms that bloom in the spring, summer and fall, your garden will have great color through several seasons. 

This azalea allows for a wide diversity of planting options. Cold hardy through zone 6, this flowering shrub can tolerate full sun or high filtered shade. 

Color selection runs the full gamut. Encore Azeales come in the following colors: red, white, pink, purple, lavender, coral and orange.

Developed to resist lace bugs, these azaleas are eco-friendly. 

Encore Azaleas are a fantastic way to have blooms spring, summer, and fall. Adams Nursery has selected the best Encore Azaleas for Northeast Araknsas and the Bootheel of Missouri. You can use this gallery to find out more about the size, color and uses of Encore Azaleas.

This photo is an up-close view of an azalea bloom.

Other Types Of Azaleas

Just like Encores, other types of Azaleas belong to the Rhododendron genus. They come in a varity of colors, sizes and hardiness.

You will want to pay attention to the hardiness zone of the azalea you choose. Some azalea are strictly for the southern regions of the Unisted States.

Azaleas can be evergreen or decidious.

Evergreen azaleas come in a range of colors red, pink, white, purple, but not yellow.

Decidious azaleas come in yellow and pink. 

In Northeast Arkansas and the Bootheel of Missouri (and depeding on the variety), azaleas bloom in the months of April, May and June.  The blooming cycle last 4 to 6 weeks from the begnning of blooming. 

Adams Nursery & Landscaping carries the following evergreen azaleas:

Azalea 'Snow' - White blooms

Azalea 'Sunglow' - Red (hot pink) blooms with dark winter foliage.

Azalea 'Midnight Flair' – Deep Red blooms with dark foliage.

Azalea 'Wolfpack Red' – Crimson Red blooms