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Rhododendron azalea x 'Roblen' PP25072 Plant propagation prohibited

AUTUMN SUNBURST™ ENCORE® AZALEA

Breeder
Buy Autumn Sunburst™ Encore® Azalea online. One of the newest Encore® Azaleas, Autumn Sunburst™ is a bright highlight in the garden, growing compactly and blooming profusely in spring, summer and fall. Its unique blooms are coral pink with white ruffled edges and stand out against the compact dark green foliage.

Height:

2-3 Feet

Spread:

2-3 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

7-9

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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Brand*
  • Encore Azalea
Cultural Information*
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Root Rot - Low Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - Low Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Multi-Colored
  • Pink
  • Light Pink
  • Orange
Flower Type*
  • Single Blooming
Growth Habit*
  • Compact Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Green
  • Dark Green
Leaf Type*
  • Semi-Evergreen
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Average
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Moist
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Well-Drained
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Spring
  • Summer Flowering
  • Early Spring
  • Winter
  • Summer
  • Year-Round
  • Spring Flowering
  • Fall
  • Fall Flowering
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Morning Sun Only in Northern States
  • Prefers Dappled Shade in Southern States
Uses*
  • Mass Planting
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Border Plant
  • Under Power Lines
  • Accent Plant
  • Understory Planting
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Azaleas are 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 free fertilizer with every order.

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.