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Rhododendron 'Red Luster'/Red Luster Azalea

Rhododendron 'Red Luster' / Rhododendron 'Red Luster'
Flower buds on this plant with dark green foliage with white leaf margins
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Flower buds on this plant with dark green foliage with white leaf margins

A moderate size shrub in flower and with many buds ready to open

Flower buds and variegated foliage

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Scientific Name: Rhododendron 'Red Luster'
Common Name: Red Luster Azalea
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Red
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
No
Landscape Categories: Azaleas and Rhododendrons
Variegated Plants
Comments: This plant produces green leaves with white margins and the flowers are a rosy-red. Plants grow quite large over time. The main pests of azaleas include petal blight, leaf miners, spider mites and occasional root fungi.