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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Brand*
  • Encore Azalea
Cultural Information*
  • Root Rot - Low Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - Low Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Hot Pink/Fuchsia
  • 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*
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Moist
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Well-Drained
  • Average
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Summer
  • Year-Round
  • Spring Flowering
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Fall Flowering
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Spring
  • Summer Flowering
  • Winter
Sun Exposure*
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Northern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Southern States
  • Tolerates Dappled Shade in Northern States
  • Tolerates Full Shade in Southern States
  • Prefers Dappled Shade in Southern States
  • Tolerates Dappled Shade in Southern States
  • Prefers Morning Sun Only in Northern States
  • Tolerates Full Shade in Northern States
Uses*
  • Border Plant
  • Under Power Lines
  • Accent Plant
  • Understory Planting
  • Mass Planting
  • Landscape Specimen
 

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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AUTUMN EMPRESS™ ENCORE® AZALEA

Rhododendron azalea x 'Conles'
PP12109 Plant propagation prohibited

Buy Autumn Empress™ Encore® Azalea online. This Encore Azalea variety has dense dark green foliage that contrasts nicely with the medium pink blooms. While nice as a specimen planting, Autumn Empress is also a good choice for planting around the foundation of a building or home.

Mature Height:

4 Feet

Mature Spread:

3 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

7-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Ericaceae · Common Name: Rhododendron / Azalea

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

Purchase AUTUMN EMPRESS™ ENCORE® AZALEA Online

Jumbo gallon Potted

SKU: 2556

(4.04 qrts / 3.82 liters)
(612 units available now - G)

Standard Package
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$35.00

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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 2280

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
(23 units available now - SG)

Standard Package
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$75.00

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Customer Testimonials

Plant was so nice. Great condition, great service from you folks! Thank you!


Darla
Stillwater, OK
November 2016

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