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Model #80391

1 Gal. Autumn Carnation Encore Azalea Shrub with Ruffled Pink Reblooming Flowers

  • Pink 2.5 in. semi-double blooms in Spring, Summer, and Fall
  • 4-6 hours of sun daily : Approx. 8-12+ inches tall
  • Not guaranteed to be in bloom on arrival
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Product Overview

Mature Dimensions
Hardiness Zone
Sun Needs
Water Needs
Bloom Season
Deer Resistant
Drought Tolerant
Disease Resistant
Autumn Carnation Encore Azalea offers vibrant year-round color to any garden. Autumn Carnation allows gardeners to enjoy the rich medium pink flowers made popular by the classic Pink Ruffle azalea more than once a year. The exceptional flower quality and color and the lustrous dark green foliage make Autumn Carnation an excellent landscape addition. Unlike many traditional azaleas, Encore azaleas bloom best in full sun, so choose an area of your yard where they can receive at least 4-6 hours of sunlight. Autumn Carnation works well in foundation plantings or as a low growing hedge. Be sure to plant your Encore Azaleas in acidic to slightly acidic soil to maximize your bloom yield. Fertilize in the spring with a balanced fertilizer after the threat of the last frost has dissipated and feed once more in the summer to help you Encore bloom through fall. Encore Azalea is the world's best-selling multi-season blooming azalea. In many areas of the country, Encore Azalea bloom during 3 seasons of the year-spring, summer, and fall. And, for areas of the country where azaleas don't traditionally thrive, such as those in USDA hardiness Zone 6 and 7, you will see a spring or summer bloom, but not a fall bloom before your temperatures drop.
  • Autumn Carnation's flowers are rich medium pink, semi-double form and 2.5 inches wide
  • Cold hardy to USDA Zone 6A. Hardy in USDA Zones 6A-10
  • Best selling re-blooming azalea
  • Attracts butterflies
  • Can be grown in full sun to partial shade, needs 4-6 hours of sunlight
  • Plant in bulk for a low growing hedge, or plant a single plant for colorful accent or specimen
  • Can be grown in containers for patios, decks and entryways
  • Ideal soil is slightly acidic pH of 5.5 - 6.5
  • Very low maintenance plant once established
  • Water thoroughly twice per week until established, then water once per week
  • Fertilize every spring with slow-release fertilizer
  • May be pruned if desired after spring bloom
  • Not guaranteed to be in bloom on arrival

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Ratings
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Sun ToleranceFull SunFull SunFull SunFull Sun
Mature Height (in.)54485454
Additional CharacteristicsAttracts Hummingbirds,Disease Resistant,Low MaintenanceAttracts Hummingbirds,Disease Resistant,Low MaintenanceAttracts Hummingbirds,Disease Resistant,Low MaintenanceAttracts Hummingbirds,Disease Resistant,Low Maintenance
Common NameAzaleaAzaleaAzaleaAzalea
Evergreen or DeciduousEvergreenEvergreenEvergreenEvergreen
Hardiness Zone10 (30 to 40 F),6 (-10 to 0 F),7 (0 to 10 F),8 (10 to 20 F),9 (20 to 30 F)10 (30 to 40 F),6 (-10 to 0 F),7 (0 to 10 F),8 (10 to 20 F),9 (20 to 30 F)10 (30 to 40 F),6 (-10 to 0 F),7 (0 to 10 F),8 (10 to 20 F),9 (20 to 30 F)10 (30 to 40 F),6 (-10 to 0 F),7 (0 to 10 F),8 (10 to 20 F),9 (20 to 30 F)
Water RequirementsTwice a weekTwice a weekTwice a weekTwice a week
Annual / PerennialPerennialPerennialPerennialPerennial
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Specifications

Dimensions

Mature Height (in.)
54
Mature Width (in.)
48

Details

Additional Characteristics
Attracts Hummingbirds,Disease Resistant,Low Maintenance
Annual / Perennial
Perennial
Average Shipping Height (in.)
7
Best Time to Plant
Spring to Fall
Blossom Color
Pink
Botanical Name
Rhododendron ‘Roblec’ PP15339
Common Name
Azalea
Evergreen or Deciduous
Evergreen
Fragrance
Non-Fragrant
Granular (Yes/No)
Yes
Growth Habit
Shrub
Hardiness Zone
10 (30 to 40 F),6 (-10 to 0 F),7 (0 to 10 F),8 (10 to 20 F),9 (20 to 30 F)
Number of plants included (Pack-Size)
1
Optimal Soil Condition
Acidic
Recommended Space Between Plantings (in.)
48
Returnable
180-Day
Shipped As
Container
Sun Tolerance
Full Sun
Water Requirements
Twice a week
Wildlife Attracted
Bees,Birds,Butterflies,Hummingbirds,Pollinators
Wildlife Deterred
No Wildlife Deterred

Questions & Answers

17Questions18Answers

can they be pruned to kept full and size i want

Asked by geo May 25, 2020
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With azaleas, flowers are kept in the plant stems. If you trim them too early you wont get a single bloom. Trim immediately after the flowers fade. You can shape them if you like at this time.

My area borders between Zones 5-6. How would the azalea fair in my area?

Asked by Ponyclown June 20, 2017
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This Encore Azalea grows well in zone 6-9

I live in Vancouver, WA -- I would be planting them in an area that gets approximately 5-6 hours ...

Asked by BlueSkyGal April 2, 2017
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I lived in Vancouver Wa for 15 years and had alot of Azalea plants and had no problem with them at all. They went through all seasons and came back every year. Best of Luck.

What is the mature height of Autumn Carnation Shrub Azalea?

Asked by Sandy March 22, 2020
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Mature Height is 4.5 ft

what zone is denver, colorado in?

Asked by gail May 7, 2020
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Denver Colorado is planting zones 5 and 6 depending upon where exactly you live.

I planted these last year, late spring, they did well, but lost their leaves in winter, have I lo...

Asked by Djfie April 2, 2019
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As long as they get plenty of sun and not too much water they should come back, the time it takes depends on the zone you live in. Once the start to come back sprinkle lightly with coffee grounds. I always save mine for my plants.

How long does it take for encore azaleas to become established?

Asked by Neil July 7, 2018
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It can take upto a year for encore azaleas to fully establish their root systems.

is this plant drought tolerant?

Asked by Happy July 8, 2015
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I am in NC and I never water it in summer. Guess it will do well in CA if put it in a more shady spot.

WHAT ZONE IN AURORA COLORADO DO THESE GROW BEST

Asked by DEBORAH March 25, 2020
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This plant only grows in zones 6-9. Aurora, Colorado is in zone 5.

I live in zone 9b. We get frosts starting in mid November, and reach winter time lows in the mid ...

Asked by Bob November 4, 2016
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This plant is rated for zone 9-6A (6A's low range is -10 F). Your area should work well for this plant. I would recommend if your area sees 100's fairly often during the summers to limit the sun exposure to 4-5 hours of direct sun per day, and water a few times per week in the extreme heat

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I ordered this and it was delivered May 13 of 2020 and I planted it. It had beautiful leaves that were slowly falling off as the days went by. Below is a photo of my plant today. For $40 I’m rather disappointed
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Absolutely beautiful! They exceeded my expectations.
Absolutely beautiful! They exceeded my expectations.
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Beautiful shrub well packaged
This arrived well packaged and protected for shipping. Came out of box easily and in great shape! It is full leafy and green. I planted it right away and it’s doing well so far. I’ll update review If/when it blooms.
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They arrived well packed and the based was wrapped to keep it moist. They are healthy looking and a nice size to start with. They slid out of pot easily and were easy to plant. Excited to see them bloom.
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I ordered two Encore Azaleas in Pink. They arrived quickly and well packed. The soil in the pot...
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I ordered two Encore Azaleas in Pink. They arrived quickly and well packed. The soil in the pots was moist and the plant pots were set in plastic and tied with a string. I have not planted them in the landscape as I received them yesterday.
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Great service and great product!
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i bought this online because i could not find this particular Azalea in a local nursery. It arriv...
i bought this online because i could not find this particular Azalea in a local nursery. It arrived quickly but in a box that is several inches too short. The plant was healthy but top shoots were crushed by the top of the box. The box itself arrived in poor shape. I would only recommend purchasing live plants online when I can reasonably expect an easy return and refund.
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I felt a strong urge to write a review of this plant after ordering the 5th Autumn Carnations fro...
I felt a strong urge to write a review of this plant after ordering the 5th Autumn Carnations from HD for three years in a row. Why? It is just too beautiful to be true! I first found this plant in a local HD store and thought it would be a great accent to my garden. It is way beyond my expectation! It blooms twice a year, Spring and Fall, and every season it blooms like crazy (see my picture) for more than a month. Every bud would split into three, and each single flower has multiple petals,. The color is truly pleasant and bright pink. Honestly I did nothing to it since it's established in the first season. Now you see why I ordered four more from Home Depot, one from the local store and three from online. The online purchase always came in very healthy and well-packed. By the way, this breed of Azalea does not seem to be picky about the location as I put them into different spots in my yard, some are shady but some are sunny (I am in Zone 7A). They are all doing well. The growth rate is slow to medium though. I am thinking of replacing some of my roses with this Azalea so that Japanese Beetle won't visit anymore.
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Response from Encore Azalea ExpertNovember 3, 2016
Sylvia, Thank you for the great review of our product! EncoreAzalea
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These Azaleas are beautiful!
The Encore Azalea makes a great addition to any landscape. It blooms 3 times a year and the blooms are spectacular. I would recommend ordering them online as they are shipped directly to you and there is no need to pack them into your vehicle.
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