Golden Lights Azalea
Azalea x 'Golden Lights' (Northern Lights hybrid)
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
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|Lore||Though these plants are typically listed as a genus azalea, there is no official genus by that name. They are all technically species and hybrids of genus Rhododendron.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 6 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late Spring|
|Design Ideas||Exceptional spring color for beds, borders and foundation planting. Add to perimeter plantings. A natural large tree groves and the verges of wildlands or naturalistic landscapes. A traditional choice for Asian inspired gardens. Bold color for reflecting pools and water gardens.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Azalea & Camellia Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.|
|Companion Plants||Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum); Fern (Polystichum); Astilbe (Astilbe); Lilac (Syringa); Alpine Clematis (Clematis alpina); Dogwood (Cornus)|
Thrives in humus-rich, acidic, well-drained soils. Shelter from harsh sun exposures in hot summer areas. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system; once established, maintain evenly moist soil. Keep roots cool with a layer of mulch. Prune to shape and apply an acid fertilizer after flowering.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-7