Rhododendron 'Arneson Gem' (Azalea)

Rhododendron 'Arneson Gem' (Azalea)

Arneson Gem Azalea

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Arneson Gem is true jewel as far as deciduous Azaleas are concerned. This small shrub bears  loose heads of angular red buds that open into lightly scented large soft golden yellow flowers flushed with orange. Butterflies flock to them for nectar.The disease resistant rich green foliage turns shades of red and purple in autumn.



Hardiness Zone: Zone 4 to Zone 8
Light Requirements: Full Sun to Part Shade
Height: 1.0 m to 1.5 m
Spread: 1.0 m to 1.5 m
Soil Requirements: Moist, well drained humus rich acidic soils
Bloom Time Late spring to early summer
Planting Time: Early spring to early summer, early fall
Use: Specimen plant, shrub borders, mixed borders, foundation planting, woodland gardens, Asian gardens, butterfly gardens
Flower Colour & Shape: Heads of 10 to 15 large, lightly fragrant five petalled, flared trumpets in tones of yellow, gold and apricot orange
Foliage: Dark green glossy lanceolate leaves turn shades of red and purple in autumn
Benefits: Disease resistant, attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds, fall colour

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