WRAL gives away thousands of azaleas

Posted June 4, 2012
Updated August 22, 2012

The North Carolina Azalea Festival puts gardens, homes and the entire community in Wilmington on display for five days each April.

— Applications are being accepted for WRAL-TV's annual azalea giveaway.

Each year, WRAL and its parent company, Capitol Broadcasting, give away 10,000 azaleas to more than 100 nonprofits across North Carolina. MIX 101.5 and NC Beautiful sponsor the annual giveaway.

The WRAL Azalea Celebration promotes environmental education and stewardship by helping nonprofits beautify their communities. WRAL Azalea Garden on March 27, 2012 2012 WRAL Azalea Garden

Applications with rules and instructions can be downloaded and must be mailed or postmarked by Aug. 31, 2012.

For questions, visit or call (919) 828-3190.

Azalea garden_14 Azalea Gardens Virtual Tour

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  • mhdeland Jun 5, 2012

    Please consider donating to civilians as well. I love azalea's but my budget doesn't allow to beautify my house at all.