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Rhododendrons & Azaleas


One of the hardiest rhododendrons for the upper Midwest. Masses of mauve flowers bloom in spring putting on a spectacular show. An evergreen with glossy green foliage throughout the growing season, changing to a pleasing purple in the fall. Needs acid, moist, well-drained soil for best performance.


HT: 4-5'            SPREAD: 3-5'       ZONE: 4           LIGHT: Part Sun                              

FEATURES: Attracts butterflies

Weston's Lemon Drop

Extend the bloom season in your woodland garden with this large deciduous azalea. Peach buds open to pale yellow flowers in late June, which hold up well in summer heat. Dusty blue-green foliage in summer changes to vivid hues of burgundy and yellow in fall. Prefers slightly acidic soil.


HT: 6-10'          SPREAD: 5-8'       ZONE: 4           LIGHT: Full Sun                               

FEATURES: Fragrant

Weston's Parade

Vanilla scented, dark pink blossoms with orange flare, flower profusely in July thereby significantly extending the azalea season. The handsome foliage is a shiny dark green, turning bronze then orange in autumn. Shown to be mildew resistant.


HT: 6'                SPREAD: 4-6'       ZONE: 4           LIGHT: Full Sun                               

FEATURES: Smells like vanilla

Weston's Popsicle

Extend the season with this stunning late blooming azalea. Flowers are wonderfully fragrant, dark pink with an orange flare and open in late June, well after most azaleas have finished flowering. A large, upright shrub with lustrous green foliage turning burgundy-red in autumn. Prefers slightly acid soil.


HT: 4-6'            SPREAD: 5'        ZONE: 4           LIGHT: Full Sun                               

FEATURES: Attracts butterflies

Mandarin Lights

A release from the azalea program at the University of MN. Blooms in early spring with bright, mandarin orange blossoms before it leafs out for summer. Fall foliage is an attractive bronze.


HT: 4-5'            SPREAD: 4-5'      ZONE: 4           LIGHT: Full Sun                               

FEATURES: Attracts butterflies

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