Azalea x 'Lemon Drop'

Lemon Drop Azalea

Categories: Shrubs

Leaves change to dark pink-red on exterior branches and to yellow on interior branches in fall. They are resistant to mildew. Winter stems are a distinctive red-brown. (-34°F, UM) PP — This cultivar or species has been selected as a “Proven Performer” by the Massachusetts Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society 


More About Azalea x 'Lemon Drop'

  • a fragrant, summer blooming Azalea
  • very hardy

Deciduous. Summer flowering. Vigorous growing with stiff upright branches topped with peach buds and pale yellow flowers in mid July. The blossoms have a slight lemony fragrance and hold up well in hot sun, often for 2 weeks or more. Foliage is small, curled downward and has a dusty blue-green color in summer.

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Height:

3-7 ft

Spread:

3-5 ft

Hardiness Zone:

4-9

Azalea x 'Lemon Drop' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Good for Shady Sites
  • Mass Plant
  • Cottage Garden
  • Specimen
  • Good for Naturalizing
  • Fragrant

Exposure

  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Shade Tolerant
  • Part Sun/Part Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Slow

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Spring

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Average
  • Moist

Flower Color

  • White
  • Yellow

Habit

  • Rounded
  • Mounding