This azalea is part of the Rhododendron Northern Lights™ Series which was developed to be hardy and withstand cold temperatures preventing significant damage to the flower buds. ‘Mandarin Lights’ produces a bold display of mandarin orange blossoms against a backdrop of shiny green foliage. Its narrow green leaves turn maroon in the fall, offering a bit of seasonal interest for the landscape. This compact deciduous shrub is fragrant and attracts a variety of pollinators including hummingbirds, butterflies, and birds. ‘Mandarin Lights’ would be excellent as a specimen plant, hedge, foundation planting, or shrub border. It would also make for a beautiful privacy screen.
- Excellent for cooler climates
- Compact deciduous shrub
- Great for privacy screen