Fall Color in Rhododendron Leaves

in Azalea Leaves


When we imagine fall we usually see large masses of saturated colors, but a closeup look can dazzle in a different way. Even large leaf rhododendrons change color, often brilliantly. The isolated intensity of a few previous year's leaves contrasts vividly with current year foliage.

Captain Jack, left

Naomi Nautilus, right


The complementary colors of the old and new leaves on Tiffany create a striking effect since the pattern is quite uniform over the entire plant.