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Oct 23, Not even hot summer temperatures can stop this beauty from producing tons of late summer and fall blooms.
The history of the Encore azalea started when avid azalea lover Robert Lee of Independence, Louisiana, began experimenting in his own garden.
The evergreen foliage is disease resistant and flowers come in a variety of shades including red, white, lavender and pink. Blooms lasts for 4 to 6 weeks in spring, and 12 to16 weeks in summer and fall. Midspring and early fall are the best times to plant. Because Encores are sensitive to cold, they do better if the roots are well established before winter arrives. Plant them high, with the top of the root balls showing 1 to 2 inches above ground.
Amend clay soil with Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins. Sep 04, Plant Azaleas in Early Fall Star of the Show. Azaleas are some of the most beautiful and popular shrubs you can buy. The plants are covered with Soil and Light.
Azaleas are acid-loving plants. That means that they prefer soil with a low pH. Fertilizers like Planting with TLC. Azaleas are.
Feb 09, Azalea fall care is important if you want your plants to do well year-round and produce an impressive spring flower display year after year. You may want to tidy up your azalea bush.