This hardy azalea offers vibrant flower and foliage color throughout the seasons. In late spring and early summer, 1½" lavender flowers appear in trusses of up to 12. This deciduous shrub has dark green foliage in the summer followed by a variable red fall color. Prefers semi-shade, especially from the afternoon sun. Rhododendron 'Western Lights'
Rhododendron 'Western Lights'
Sun Exposure:Full Shade, Partial Shade
Height/Habit:4 - 6 feet
Spread:4 - 5 feet
Spacing:4 - 5 feet
Flowering Date:Late Spring-Early Summer
Planting Instructions:Prefers semi-shade, especially from afternoon sun.
Winter Care:Shallow fibrous root system should be mulched for each winter season.
Flower Form:1 1/2" flowers appear in trusses of up to 12.
Foliage Type:Dark green foliage in the summer followed by a variable red fall color. Deciduous in winter.
Pruning:To shape and remove dead wood. After flowering and before new flower buds form in mid Summer.