Rhododendron 'Northern Lights'
Northen Lights Azalea
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Broadleaf deciduous shrub, large, 6-8 ft tall and wide (1.8-2.4 m). Flowers of medium size in shades of light to deep pink, fragrant.
- Flower buds survive - 40°F. Best in light shade.
- Northern Lights are F1 hybrid seedlings resulting from a cross between R. × kosteranum and R. prinophyllum. Introduced in 1978, the first in the series developed at the University of Minnesota.
- Oregon State Univ. campus: north of the northeast entrance to the Memorial Union.