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Plant Characteristics

Plant Introduction
  • Encore® Azalea Collection
Northern States Exposure
  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Full Shade
Growth Rate
  • Medium
Flower Color
  • Purple
Soil Moisture Needs
  • Average
  • Moist
Nature Attraction
  • Attracts Butterflies
Best Usages
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Accent Plant
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Mass Planting
  • Understory Planting
  • Under Power Lines
Best Characteristics
  • Growth Habit
  • Flower

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Azalea is easy to grow, and adapt to most conditions.Prefers slightly acidic well drained soils. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

Interesting Notes

After the spring blooming period, these amazing azaleas begin growing new shoots and start blooming into full flower in mid-summer. The Encore® Series are known for their richness of color as well as the foliage and overall vigor

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Rhododendron azalea x 'Conlee'
PP10567 Plant propagation prohibited

Buy Autumn Amethyst™ Encore® Azalea online. With its dark lavender blooms, lustrous green summer foliage and attractive purple winter foliage, Autumn Amethyst offers vibrant year-round color to any garden. Preliminary university trials have shown it to be one of the most cold hardy varieties of the Encore Azalea line.
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Mature Height:

4 Feet

Mature Spread:

4 Feet

Hardiness Zone:


What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Ericaceae · Common Name: Rhododendron / Azalea

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  • Pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included to use when planting; Hydro-Gels help retain soil moisture, and plants establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will survive drought conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
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Jumbo gallon Potted

SKU: 2554

(4.04 qrts / 3.82 liters)
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Smart pot 3 gallon

SKU: 8760

(3.06 gallons / 11.6 liters)
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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 3966

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
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