AZALEA ENCORE AUTUMN EMPRESS
AZALEA 'ENCORE AUTUMN EMPRESS' - Rhododendron hybrid 'Conles' PP#12109
Autumn Empress'® 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. H 4 FT s 3 FT Each of the many Encore varieties begins their performance with the spring flowering season. Once this "first act" of blooming concludes, new shoots begin to grow and set buds. The Encore Azalea's "second act" opens when these buds begin blooming into full flower during summer. This unique bloom season continues through the fall, the curtain dropping with the onset of cold weather.
Finally there is more to an Azalea than just a couple weeks of incredible blooms and only evergreen color to redeem the rest of the year. Now there are reblooming azaleas that provide weeks of colorful flowers throughout the year in repeated flush of blooms. Plant your Encore Azaleas in a part sun area where they will receive at least 4-6 hours of morning sunlight this will help protected them from heat stress or drought conditions.