- Position: partial shade
- Soil: moist, well-drained, humus-rich, acid soil or ericaceous compost
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: May
- Flower colour: orange
- Other features: looks stunning planted 'en masse'
- Hardiness: fully hardy
Glorious trusses of glowing, golden-orange, funnel shaped flowers in late spring, opening from coppery-red buds, and medium sized, mid-green leaves. This deciduous azalea looks stunning planted 'en masse' in a sunny shrub border with humus-rich, acid soil. Winter flowering shrubs are good companions, providing interest after it has lost its beautiful autumn leaves.
- Garden care: Avoid planting too deeply. Apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of leaf mould around the base of the plant each spring.
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