Kristin’s Blush

Bloom 'N Again® Azalea

Cameo pink & white flowers with fuchsia freckles, multi-season blooms

This blushing beauty has soft tones of cameo pink and white, speckled with bright fuchsia freckles. Add a blush to your spring and fall garden with this popular evergreen.

Azalea x ‘MNIKRI’ PP# 17,229


*** NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE - FOR REFERENCE ONLY: Due to production limitations, this variety is being phased out of the Bloom 'N Again® Azaleas Collection. Please see our other varieties for suitable companion plantings. Thanks for your understanding.

Bloom 'N Again® Kristin's Blush Azalea

Soft tones of cameo pink and white, speckled with bright fuchsia freckles

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Kristin’s Blush

Plant Profile

Plant Type
Broadleaf Evergreen
Part Sun
Average Height
Average Width
Average Spacing
Hardiness Zones
Zone 6-9 (-10°F to 30°F) (-23° to -1C°)
Soil Moisture
Prefers moist, but well-drained acidic soil
Kristin’s Blush

Features & Uses


  • Attracts birds
  • Attracts butterflies
  • Attracts hummingbirds
  • Can serve as groundcover
  • Deer resistant
  • Disease resistant
  • Drought tolerant once established
  • Provides fall color
  • Mildew resistant


  • Accent
  • Container
  • Mass Planting
  • Specimen
Kristin’s Blush

General Maintenance


With its beautiful natural form, there is little need to prune. If required, do so after flowering to maintain a desired size.  

  • Rarely prune
  • Prune to maintin shape and size


  • Acidic fertilizer recommended


  • Azaleas are evergreen shrubs making them ideal hedges or shrub borders. Try planting along a fence for color throughout the dull winter months.
Kristin’s Blush

Companion Plants

There are several plants that would make great companions in the garden or landscape.
The key to companion planting is selecting plants with similar cultural requirements. Below are a few suggestions:


Camellias, Queen of Pearls Hydrangea, Magnolias, Dogwood Trees, Abelias, Heaven Scent Gardenia, Hosta, Phormium, Epimedium

Development Story

The Bloom ’N Again® Azaleas were developed by Mr. James Harris, a backyard breeder and hobbyist, with a keen eye for unique and unusual characteristics. These azaleas have been carefully selected for their repeat blooming habits and cold hardiness. The broad range of brilliant colors, flower shape and form make them desirable for any garden. 

Development Story

Development Story

All the Bloom ’N Again® Azaleas are evergreen shrubs good for planting in mass or integrated into a hedge or shrub border. With little need to prune, they are perfect for a naturalized area such as shade or woodland gardens. Dependent on growing conditions, most of the Bloom ’N Again® Azaleas start their fall blooming season in late September.

Development Story
Care & Planting

Care & Planting

Azaleas prefer light shade and well-drained, slightly acidic soil, rich with organic matter. Dig hole two times the width of the container. If the soil appears too sandy or is heavy clay, amend with organic matter. Remove from the container and place in hole so that the top of the root ball is slightly above the ground level. Backfill. Water. Mulch. Keep moist until established. 


*Plant shown is Snowball

  • In the Garden

    In the Garden

    Plant Bloom ‘N Again® Azaleas in mass to create an eye-catching display for the garden. With their unique flower shapes and forms, they are ideal in borders for a pop of impact with long lasting appeal

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