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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Brand*
  • Encore Azalea
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Root Rot - Low Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - Low Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Light 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 Butterflies
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Average
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Moist
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Well-Drained
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Year-Round
  • Spring Flowering
  • Winter
  • Summer
  • Fall Flowering
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring
  • Summer Flowering
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Dappled Shade in Southern States
  • Prefers Morning Sun Only in Northern 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.

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AUTUMN SWEETHEART™ ENCORE® AZALEA

Rhododendron azalea x 'Robleja'
PP16249 Plant propagation prohibited

Buy Autumn Sweetheart'® online. Offers two shades of color. The pink flowers are so soft they sometimes appears almost white. Dotted with lavender freckles, the tantalizing blooms provide the perfect adornment for the rich evergreen foliage. The growth habit and striking color combination make this variety well suited for foundation planting.

Mature Height:

3-4 Feet

Mature Spread:

3-4 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 SWEETHEART™ ENCORE® AZALEA Online

3 gallon Potted

SKU: 2284

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
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Customer Testimonials

Excellent packaging; excellent quality plant, already blooming.


Elke
Hiawassee, GA
June 2018

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