Rhododendron, Azalea
Rhododendron 'Mandarin Lights'

Family: Ericaceae (er-ek-AY-see-ee)
Genus: Rhododendron (roh-do-DEN-dron)
Cultivar: Mandarin Lights
Additional cultivar information: (Northern Lights Series)
Hybridized by University of Minnesota 1992

Category
Shrubs

Height
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color
Orange

Bloom Time
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage
Deciduous
Good Fall Color

Other details

Patent Information
Non-patented

Seed Collecting
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Foliage Color

Bloom Characteristics

Water Requirements
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow