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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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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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