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Other common names
yellow azalea sweet pontica azalea
Rhododendron can be evergreen or deciduous shrubs or trees, with simple leaves, sometimes with a dense colourful indumentum of hairs on the lower side, and funnel-shaped, bell-shaped or tubular flowers that may be solitary or in short racemes
Azaleas can be deciduous or evergreen, with mostly small, frequently fragrant, funnel-shaped flowers in spring or early summer; deciduous azaleas often have good autumn colour
R. luteum is a bushy medium-sized deciduous shrub of open growth, with oblong leaves turning orange, purple and red in autumn. Very fragrant bright yellow, funnel-shaped flowers 5cm in width
E Europe to Caucasus
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect North-facing or East-facing or West-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
Time to ultimate height
Easy to grow in moist, humus-rich acid soil but will not tolerate deep planting. Tolerates partial shade but prefers full sun
Propagate by seed, from softwood nodal stem-tip cuttings from late spring to mid-summer, layering in autumn or grafting in late summer or late winter
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Low Maintenance Hedging & Screens
Pruning Pruning group 1
Pests Can get aphids, caterpillars and vine weevil
May be affected by powdery mildews, a leaf spot and lime induced chlorosis amongst others
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