Rhododendrons and Azaleas

I live at Bathurst/Steeles (borderline of Toronto and Thornhill) so, maybe, a zone 6 or 5? I want to plant rhodo and Azaleas in my front yard which gets abut 5 hrs of sunlight and a clay soil. Would a…

Northern Lights Azalea Hybrids Caterpillar Pest

I have a number of evergreen azaleas, deciduous azaleas and rhododendrons growing in our front and back yards. The deciduous azaleas, especially my Northern Hi-Light, are all troubled by a green caterpillar which eats the leaves and flowers. The damage…

ID A Flowering Shrub- azalea

My Toronto (upper Beach) neighbour bought this two years ago but cannot remember what it is. It is in full sun and not in particularly good soil. No fragrance. Very showy this year so far. Has been blooming for about…

White Azalea Care

Here is a picture of my 25 year old azalea. It has been in full bloom since the end of January 2018 (it is now March 25). For the last few years I’ve dug a hole in a shady area…

Purple Flowering Bush

Hi: We moved into this property a year ago (Zone 3b or 4 I think) and I noticed a small bush at the base of a larger bush of a different kind. This one flowered very early spring and has…

Azaleas

Can I plant a store bought indoor azalea outside in Toronto?…

Yellow azaleas

Good morning. I live in North Toronto in climate zone 6a. I bought a yellow azalea two years ago from Sheridan nurseries. Last spring all the leaves were eaten, so it didn’t bloom. This spring the same thing happened, including…

photo ID

Can you identify the attached shrub please?. It is flowering just now in Toronto. thank you.