Weston's Lemon Drop Azalea Shrubs
Rhododendron 'Lemon Drop'
Weston's Lemon Drop Azalea is a lovely deciduous Azalea. The unopened flower buds are peach colored, and open to a soft yellow color in May and June. The flowers are fragrant, and the bluish green foliage turns reddish maroon in fall.Easy to grow and tolerates wet soil. This North American Native shrub is perfect for naturalizing in full sun to part sun gardens.
|2 Gallon Pot||$44.95|
|Espoma Bio-Tone Plus Starter Plus||$16.95||
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|Mature Height:||3 to 4 feet|
|Mature Width:||3 to 4 feet|
|Classification:||Broad Leaved deciduous shrub, Summer flowering|
|Sunlight:||Full Sun to Part Shade|
|Habit:||Upright, great for naturalizing|
|Foliage:||Bluish-Green turning Dark red in the Fall|
|Flower Color:||Fragrant light yellow|
|Pruning Season:||Prune in late summer after flowering but rarely needed|
|Soil Condition:||Any well drained slightly acidic soil|
|Water Requirements:||Water well until established|
|Uses:||Tolerates moist soil and partial shade or full sun. Full sun brings out the best fall color. Will adapt to drier sites|
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Weston's Lemon Drop Azalea shrubs produces an abundance of light yellow flowers with a lemony aroma. They are deciduous Azaleas and the leaves display beautiful fall coloring.
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The Peach colored buds of Weston's Lemon Drop Azalea shrubs produce an abundance of light yellow flowers with a lemony aroma. Flowers of Weston's Lemon Drop Azalea Shrubs may last up to two weeks or more in the heat of mid-July. The vigorous upright shrub has small blue-green mildew-resistant leaves turning dark pink-red in fall. Winter stems are a distinctive reddish-brown.color
We suggest when planting your newly purchased Weston's Lemon Drop Azalea Shrubs that you dig a hole twice as wide as the root system but not deeper. Depending on the quality of your existing soil you may need to add a locally sourced compost or topsoil to the back-fill soil. We do not recommend using straight topsoil or compost as a back-fill soil because more times than not these products will retain entirely to much moisture and will cause the root system to rot. Adding compost or topsoil will help the young feeder roots of Weston's Lemon Drop Azalea Shrubs to spread through the loose, nutrient rich soil, much easier than if you used solely the existing soil which more times than not will be hard and compacted. The most common cause of plant death after transplanting is planting the new plant to deep. That is why we do not recommend planting in a hole any deeper than the soil line of the plant in the pot. A good rule is that you should still be able to see the soil the plant was grown in after back-filling the hole.