Azalea x 'Klondyke' (Exbury hybrid)
|Description||An extremely hardy selection that provides a massive display of vibrant golden yellow single blooms with lush, bronze-tinged green foliage. The mounding form is excellent for massing in shrub borders, or for use as a bold landscape accent at the edge of a reflecting pool. Deciduous.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil moist, but not soggy.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall, 4 to 6 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Privacy Screen|
|Design Ideas||Fiery early 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.|
|Companion Plants||Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum); Astilbe (Astilbe); Fern (Polystichum); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Coral Bells (Heuchera)|
|Care||Thrives in humus-rich, acidic, well-drained soils. Shelter from harsh sun exposures in hot summer areas. Water deeply, regularly in first few growing seasons 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.|
|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.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.