azalea 'golden lights'*

Size: 1 gallon
  • rich gold-coloured, trumpet-shaped flowers cover the plant
  • medium green leaves appear after the flowers and turn bronzy-red in the fall
  • mounding, rounded habit when mature
  • bloom time: spring
  • type: deciduous
  • flowers are fragrant and the foliage is exceptionally mildew resistant
  • zone 4
  • height 150-175cm 
  • spread 150-175cm
  • colour gold
  • azalea have a shallow, fibrous root system, requiring constant moisture, but dislike standing water
  • they need protection from the midday sun and a fertile soil with a low pH
  • to promote flowering for the following season, any pruning should be done soon after blooming, to leave enough time for the buds to reset
  • full sun, partial sun/shade
  • fragrant
  • rock garden
  • (image courtesy of NVK nurseries, NVK holdings inc.)