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Encore® Autumn Sangria Azalea

SKU:
AZESAN
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SKU:
AZESAN
Weight:
39.00 LBS
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4 feet
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4 feet
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Full Sun, Partial Shade
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Rhododendron 'Autumn Sangria'
Bloom Time:
Mid Spring to Early Fall
Evergreen/Deciduous:
Evergreen
Family:
Azalea
Flower Color:
Hot Pink
Foliage Color:
Green
Genus:
Rhododendron
Growth Rate:
Slow
Hardiness Zone:
5b
Landscape Uses:
Accent, Massing, Garden
Mature Height:
4 feet
Mature Width:
4 feet
Native:
Prune Time:
Prune After Flowering
Light Needs:
Full Sun, Partial Shade
Water Needs:
Moist
_callout-4|Light Needs:
Full Sun, Partial Shade
_callout-25|Foliage Color:
Green
_callout-26|Flower Color:
Hot Pink
_callout-27|Bloom Time:
Mid Spring to Early Fall
_callout-17|Landscape Uses:
Accent, Massing, Garden

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Product Overview

Rhododendron 'Autumn Sangria'
Clusters of blooms that are stunning hot pink cover this azalea in mid-spring and again for a lighter encore in fall; an upright shrub that is great for planting in groups; needs highly acidic and organic soil that is well drained

Encore® Autumn Sangria Azalea is an open multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other landscape plants with finer foliage.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Encore Autumn Sangria: Azalea is recommended for the following landscape applications:

  • Accent
  • Mass Planting
  • General Garden Use

Features

Encore® Autumn Sangria Azalea is covered in stunning clusters of hot pink trumpet-shaped flowers at the ends of the branches from mid spring to early fall. It has dark green foliage. The glossy narrow leaves remain dark green throughout the winter. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

 

Planting & Growing

Encore® Autumn Sangria™ Azalea will grow to be about 4 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 4 feet. It tends to be a little leggy, with a typical clearance of 1 foot from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 40 years or more.

This shrub does best in full sun to partial shade. It requires an evenly moist well-drained soil for optimal growth, but will die in standing water. It is very fussy about its soil conditions and must have rich, acidic soils to ensure success, and is subject to chlorosis (yellowing) of the leaves in alkaline soils. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution, and will benefit from being planted in a relatively sheltered location. Consider applying a thick mulch around the root zone in winter to protect it in exposed locations or colder microclimates. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.

 

 

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