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botanical name:
Rhododendron luteum
Rhododendron luteum © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Deciduous Azalea
synonyms:  Azalea pontica
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, scented/aromatic
height: 2.50m
width: 3.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
stem/bark: brown
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Deciduous azalea with rich green foliage that turns to crimson and purple in autumn. Trusses of very fragrant yellow flowers in spring.

Moist, well drained humus rich acid soil

other notes:
Native to the Caucasas and parts of eastern Europe. Occasionally naturalises in Britain.

Listed as potentially invasive in the UK (Wildlife and Countryside Act, Schedule 9)
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