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Golden Lights Azalea

Botanical Name
Rhododendron 'Golden Lights'
Min Zone
3
Max Zone
7
Height
4 feet
Width
4 feet
Flowers
Spring: golden-yellow
Light
Part to full shade
Soil
Moist, well-drained, acidic, rich in organic matter
Planting & Care
  • Grows best with dappled shade or morning sun with afternoon shade
  • Mulch soil around root zone to help retain consistent moisture
  • Azaleas should never be allowed to dry out
  • Azaleas and rhododendrons require well-drained, rich, acidic soil
  • Amend heavy soils with organic matter to improve drainage
  • Developed by the University of Minnesota as part of the Northern Lights series. Flower buds of Golden Lights can withstand winter temperatures of -30°F without winter injury.

 

Problems
Root rot in poorly drained soil, powdery mildew, blights, leaf spots, galls, aphids, borers, lacebugs, scale, leafhoppers, thrips, mealybugs, mites, whiteflies

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