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Botanical name: Rhododendron 'Golden Eagle'
Other names: Azalea 'Golden Eagle'
Variety or cultivar: 'Golden Eagle' _ 'Golden Eagle', an Exbury azalea, is an upright, bushy, deciduous shrub with mid-green leaves and funnel-shaped reddish-orange flowers with orange-yellow veins in mid-spring.
Rhododendron 'Golden Eagle' is: Deciduous
Flower: Flushed yellow, Orange-red in Spring
Foliage: Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer; Red in Autumn
Habit: Bushy, Rounded
Companion planting: Amelanchier lamarckii, Pieris japonica 'Prelude', Enkianthus campanulatus, Digitalis purpurea f. albiflora, Hamamelis mollis, Galanthus nivalis
Diseases: More resistant to powdery mildew than other azalea cultivars.
Propagation methods: Layering, Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Rhododendron 'Golden Eagle' (Azalea 'Golden Eagle' ) will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 5-10 years.
Suggested uses: Banks and Slopes, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Wallside and trellises
Cultivation: Plant in moist, humus-rich, free-draining, acid soil in sun or dappled shade. Prefers shade from early morning sun. Plant shallowly. Protect from frost to prevent damage to flowers.
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|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Sun|
|Aspect:||North, South, East, West|
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