Last week while in the midst of my Spring fever induced garden clean up I found myself focusing on the Rhododendron for the first time in months. I finally realized that something wasn’t right, it was yellow. I took a close-up look at the leaves and saw this:
shrubs I’ve been lusting after!
**update, according to the Multnomah County Master Gardeners both Lace Bugs and Thrips cause damage like this. They directed me here to learn about treatment and said the treatment is the same no matter which pest is causing the damage**