Northern Lights Azalea

The beautiful and fragrant pink blooms of ‘Northern Lights’ azalea started a plant revolution when it was first released in the late 1970s. A seedling strain from a cross between R. x kosteranum and R. prinophyllum, ‘Northern Lights’ is reliably hardy with flower buds surviving -40°F.

  • Species: Rhododendron ‘Northern Lights’
  • Introduction: 1978
  • Blooms: Late May
  • Flower Color: Light Pink to Deep Pink
  • Flower Form: Single Blooms
  • Height: 4-7 feet
  • Spread: 5-6 feet
  • Zones: 4-7

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