Autumn Royalty Encore Azalea

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Rhododendron ‘Conlec’

Voted Azalea of the Year by the American Rhododendron Society 

Derived from the Southern Indica and Kurume, this encore hybrid is native to Louisiana. The encores' are the most sun tolerant of the azalea family. The Royalty Encore is part of the medium encore azalea class that present prestige with single blooms twice a year. Profoundly purple with darker specks, these beauties make excellent combination designs and work well independently as accents, foundations, or edge ornaments. 

The Royalty Encore is compact, known to attract butterflies, and very little pruning is required, deeming this plant a low maintenance variety. 

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 Photos courtesy of Toms Creek Nursery in Denton, NC & our friends at Encore Azaleas TM

Ornamental Characteristics
Category Flowering Shrub
Foilage Type Evergreen
Height 4.5'
Spread 4'
Shape Upright/Rounded
Primary Foilage Color Green
Seasonal Foilage Color Green
Flowering Season Spring and Fall
Flower Color Purple

Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Moderate
Sun Preferences 4 - 6 hours full sun and high filtered shade for optimal blooms; some shade in the afternoon heat
Water Preferences Average; Ensure planting area provides adequate drainage.
 Hardiness Zones 6  to 10