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Azalea, Native Azalea Hybrid 'Lisa's Gold'


Family: Ericaceae (er-ek-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rhododendron (roh-do-DEN-dron) (Info)
Cultivar: Lisa's Gold
Additional cultivar information:(Maid in the Shade series)
Hybridized by Beasley (Transplant Nursery)
Registered or introduced: 1999
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4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)


4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)


USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade



Bloom Color:

Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring



Other details:

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Seed Collecting:

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Foliage Color:


Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Grow outdoors year-round


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Avondale Estates, Georgia

Marietta, Georgia

Gardeners' Notes:


On Mar 31, 2016, SteffofAvondale from Avondale Estates, GA wrote:

I bought my Lisa's Gold hybrid from Pike's in Atlanta 3 or 4 years ago. Last year, first bloom, only a few blossoms. This year it's covered with buds, and they're beginning to open now (end of March), with all the other azaleas. The buds are red and gold-- red like a peach at the pit, and the blossoms are peachy golden. Gorgeous! Looks fabulous surrounded by purples and blues -- violets, anemone blanda, woodland phlox, grape hyacinth, and Spanish bluebells-- at its feet. Two years ago it had one tall shoot looming above the rest, so I bent it down, scratched it where it made contact with the soil, and put a brick on it. It rooted quickly. Now I have a few small plants ready to redistribute in my garden. Mine gets full morning sun, then shade after about 1 PM, and it seems quite happy. As a... read more


On Mar 25, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

(NOTE: I am tickled pink to discover these azaleas. They were bred about 1 hour north of me in Lavonia Georgia! I have not grown these yet but am so excited to present the info here. I read that these can be found locally in the big box stores. I will def. be looking for them. I went to the nursery website but couldn't get any info on the azaleas).

Maid in the Shade azaleas. Most deciduous azaleas do well in full sun and frequently are poor bloomers in the shade. "Maid in the Shade" deciduous azaleas is a collection of deciduous azaleas compiled by Transplant Nursery (Lavonia, Ga) selected to do well in shadier locations. They include:

'Summer Lyric' - Flowers are a mix of pink with ... read more