Azalea luteum

Deciduous azalea

  • Flowering Time : May, June
  • Height in 10 years : 2 metres / 6 feet 6 inches


Scented yellow, deciduous azalea. Flowers before the leaves; good autumn foliage colour. Easy to grow and tough. Wild in Turkey, growing in forests, grassland and swamps. Important part of the landscape in Leonardslee.

Flower Months

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Azaleas will start flowering around this time, depending on the season, for a week or so


  • UK Zone : 5
  • RHS Zone : H (Fully Hardy)
  • EGF Zone : H1
  • US Zone : 6
  • Min Temp : -23°C (-10°F)

Hardy anywhere in the UK and moderate parts of Europe such as Holland, southern Sweden, coastal Denmark, favourable parts of Germany etc, moderate parts of NE USA and eastern Canada.

Alternative Azaleas

  • Azalea 'Fireball'