azalea 'weston's lemon drop'

Size: 2 gallon

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  • clusters of trumpet-shaped flowers cover the plant
  • peach buds open pale yellow
  • dusty, blue-green leaves turn burgundy in the fall
  • mounding, upright habit when mature
  • bloom time: late spring
  • type: deciduous
  • flowers are mildly fragrant with a slight lemon scent and the foliage is mildew resistant
  • zone 4 
  • height 150-175cm
  • spread 150-175cm
  • colour yellow
  • 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.)