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Autumn Carnation Encore Azalea

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  • Zones 6 - 9
  • Height 4 - 5 Feet
  • Spread 3 - 4 Feet
  • Full Sun to Partial Shade

The Autumn Carnation™ Encore® Azalea, Azalea x ‘Roblec’ PP#15339, has pink, semi-double blooms that attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Dark green foliage turns shades of purple in the fall. Blooms spring through fall. Works well in containers on the patio, singly in the shrub border or as a hedge.

Autumn Carnation™ Encore® Azalea Care

Water well until established- more drought tolerant than some azaleas. Azaleas perform best in acidic soil, which can be amended with chelated iron if necessary. Prune only to shape after the first bloom period in spring. Fertilize in late winter or early spring to give the upcoming blooms a boost.

Autumn Carnation™ Encore® Azalea Spacing

Plant 3’ to 3.5’ apart, center to center for a hedge. Otherwise plant approximately 5 to 6 feet apart, center to center.

Autumn Carnation Encore Azalea Plant Facts

USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-10
Flower Color(s): Ruffled Pink
Bloom Period: Spring to Fall
Foliage Color(s): Deep Green to Purple
Light Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade
Height: 4.5 Feet
Spread: 4 Feet
Habit: Compact
Watering: Medium
Features: Fall Blooming, Flowering, Rebloomer, Loves Sun, Attracts Butterflies
Scientific Name: Rhododendron ‘Roblec’ PP15339
Common Name: Autumn Carnation™ Encore Azalea
Brand: Encore Azalea

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Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.

For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)

We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.

The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

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Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

(Updated: 7/22/20) Please Note: There are some shipping delays of plants due to the heat. The delays on dependant on temps & distances from shipping location. The plants tend not to do the best with no light & water for a few days combined with this heat. We want to get you your plants shipped out but we also want them to arrive to you good condition. Ordering now will reserve the plant for you and we'll ship when it's safe. Please reach out to if you would like more information.

Planter Shipping

Standard Colors: 7-10 business days

Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations

Plant Shipping

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Summer Shipping

  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
    • We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location

Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.

6 Reviews - Autumn Carnation Encore Azalea Show Reviews

  • 5

    Posted by Tom Sarratt on Sep 4th 2020

    The azaleas came promptly and were packed well. I expect wonderful things from the hearty plants, thanks!

  • 5
    great for any yard

    Posted by Plantbuyer on Apr 5th 2019

    I have 3 of these in my yard, and I definitely recommend these to my friends and family if they are considering buying one of these. Great flowers and easy to care for. especially in the south. looks great even during the hottest summer days.

  • 5
    favorite flowers

    Posted by Lydia L on Mar 23rd 2019

    I bought one of these because I love azaleas and I just love the color of these flowers. Planted it last fall. It seems to have done very well over the winter. Can't wait for these to start blooming soon! Just looks great in my home in Atlanta!

  • 1

    Posted by Julie on Mar 12th 2018

    I ordered this in the winter, and was hoping to get it in the mail. But it STILL hasn't shipped out. I wish I would have read the shipping details before ordering.

  • 4

    Posted by Fran on Oct 4th 2017

    Just got this in the mail, the leaves are darker than I thought they were. Just planting them today, so I'll report back if the bushes survive. I live in northern Alabama, so it should have plenty of time to get acclimated before winter.

  • 5

    Posted by Robert on Oct 3rd 2017

    Really happy with my purchase. Bought 4 of these and it looks great next to my porch!