Landscaping - Insects & Diseases
Since its introduction from Japan in the early 1900s, the azalea lace bug has become a destructive pest of azaleas. Although this bug prefers evergreen azalea varieties, it will infest deciduous varieties. Mountain laurel can also become infested.
"SP290-E-Azalea Lace Bug," The University of Tennessee Agricultural Extension Service, SP290-E 9/09 08-0051, https://trace.tennessee.edu/utk_agexgard/51