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Rhododendron azalea x 'Conlep'

AUTUMN TWIST® ENCORE® AZALEA

Breeder
Buy AUTUMN TWIST® ENCORE® Azalea online. Amidst the unique white and purple striped blooms an occasional, completely purple bloom will appear. Combined with its beautiful dark green foliage, AUTUMN TWIST® has a unique color pattern that makes this variety a festive and fast growing addition to any garden.

Height:

4-5 Feet

Spread:

4-5 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

6-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

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

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Rhododendron is easy to grow and adapts 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.