Solar Flare™ Sunbow® Azalea

Rhododendron 'QbackB' PP27083 Home » The Collection » Solar Flare™ Sunbow® An earlier-blooming selection with larger, colorful, and more showy blooms. Great for light shade and even sunnier locations, this hardy native azalea is more heat-loving and disease resistant. With the added attraction of honey-suckle fragrance, these are a perfect addition to your garden.
Solar Flare™ Sunbow® Azalea
Solar Flare™ Sunbow®
Feature Neon yellow with light orange shades in spring
USDA Zones Hardy to -20°F USDA Zones 5-9
Sunset Zones 3-9, 14-17
Special Features Attracts Pollinators, Blooms Earlier, Disease / Pest Resistance, Heat Tolerance, Upright Habit
Landscape Use Accent, Mass planting
Exposure Full sun to part shade
Flowering Season Spring
Dimensions 6-8' H x 4-5' W
Growth Rate Slow
Plant Type Evergreen
Water Needs Medium Water Once Established
Soil Moist, well-drained acidic soil
Fertilizer Fertilize yearly in early spring
Pruning Prune after flowering

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in full sun to part shade
  • dig hole 2X the width of pot
  • backfill and plant 1”-2” above soil level
  • water and add more soil if needed
  • mulch plants; fertilize in early spring

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