You may find this listed as an azalea, but it is one of the many hundreds of varieties of Rhododendron, but we think it’s one of the best.
Why, well it will grow pretty much anywhere, it will tolerate some shade and sunshine too, it also won’t sulk if your pruning skills leave a little bit to be desired either. But best of all it has the most amazing sunshine yellow flowers with a scent to die for.
In spring, just before everything starts to really get going, this bursts into flower on the bare stems and fills the garden with a fantastic aroma. It’s also a really good food source for the early foraging bees too.
If you don’t have one in the garden you’re missing out!
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