AZALEA - DECIDUOUS pontica

(Rhododendron luteum) - honeysuckle yellow, still the best scented deciduous azalea
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Oblong to lance-shaped, mid-green leaves 5-10cm (2-4in) long. Good autumn foliage colour.
  • Yellow
  • Height
    4m (13ft)
  • Spread
    4m (13ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Open habit. Produces funnel-shaped, sticky flowers 3.5cm (1½in) long in trusses of 7-12
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
    Prefers full sun.
  • Partial shade

AZALEA - DECIDUOUS pontica

 
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  • Additional Features
    Burncoose speciality
    See Burncoose Speciality group for more details
    Good to know
    Syn. Rhododendron luteum. attractive to bees and other insects. Shallow planting is essential. Mulch annually with leafmould in early spring
    Pests & Diseases
    See header AZALEA - DECIDUOUS
    Place of origin
    Eastern Europe to Caucasus.
  • Burncoose Specialities
    Azaleas
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Woodland garden
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Oblanceolate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
    Very fragrant.
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Acid / ericaceous loving
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Leafy, humus-rich.
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    (People & Pets)
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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4m (13ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  4m (13ft)
 

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