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Autumn Amethyst Azalea

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Do you love azaleas, but hate how quickly the blooms are faded and gone?! Check out the Autumn Amethyst™ Encore® Azalea for a fresh perspective on Azaleas!

The Autumn Amethyst™ blooms in spring, summer, and fall. Yes, you read that right, you get THREE SEASONS of rich, amethyst purple blooms to admire and adore. The icing on the cake is that the foliage turns purple in winter. Year-round color. Year-round PURPLE.

This variety is nice and compact with a mature height and width of 4 feet. This Encore® Azalea is a perfect size and natural round shape to fit in almost any space.

Whether you would like one or many, the Autumn Amethyst™ Encore® Azalea is sure to brighten your landscape. This Azalea looks great as a single focal shrub in a mixed bed and in a mass planting of three or five. Try an amazing hedge of Autumn Amethysts™ for perfect purple power!

This Azalea is cold hardy, heat tolerant, and disease resistant. The Autumn Amethyst™ is easy to care for and can be planted in full and part sun as well as part shade.

Let your landscape explode with the year-round color of the Autumn Amethyst™ Encore® Azalea. Don't miss out! Get this popular variety today before they are sold out.

Product Attachment>>> Encore Azalea Versatility Sheet

Shipping Restriction AZ
Soil Type Acidic, Adaptable
Sunlight Full Sun, Part Shade, Part Sun
Drought Tolerance Good
Mature Height 3-4 Feet
Mature Width 3-4 Feet
Bloom Color Purple
Brand Encore Azalea

How To Care

When planting your azalea be sure you have the right location and conditions for your new plants to thrive.

Planting time: Spring and fall are ideal times to plant azaleas. However, if you avoid freezing and extremely hot temperatures you can plant any time of the year

Sun: Full sun to part shade. Encore azaleas will perform best with at least 4-6 hours of sun. While your Encore azalea will still grow and even bloom in shady areas they are less likely to rebloom and the blooms won't be as prolific.

Soil: Azaleas prefer acidic soil that drains well. If you have alkaline soil, be sure to amend it. To acidify your soil amend with compost, elemental sulfur, or use fertilizers specific for acid loving plants. Mulching with pine straw or pine bark will help over time as they begin to break down, but are not an immediate solution. To improve drainage in something like a heavy clay soil, add compost and be sure to loosen up the soil well before planting.

Fertilizer: Choose a balanced slow release fertilizer. Fertilize in late winter or early spring before flowering for best results.

Pruning: You don’t need to prune Encore azaleas, but pruning after they are done blooming can help encourage a bushier growth and renew an older plant. You can use pruning to control size, but don't prune of more than 1/3 of the plant for best results.

Shipping Restriction AZ
Soil Type Acidic, Adaptable
Sunlight Full Sun, Part Shade, Part Sun
Drought Tolerance Good
Mature Height 3-4 Feet
Mature Width 3-4 Feet
Bloom Color Purple
Brand Encore Azalea

Landscape Ideas

The Autumn Amethyst adds vibrant color to the southern landscape and beyond. Azaleas are excellent for borders and mass plantings. This evergreen shrub jazzes up gardens and mixed beds. At 3 to 4 feet tall and wide at maturity this stunning azalea can even be used in foundation plantings. Try this flowering shrub in a container to add a bold pop of color to your entryway, porch, patio, or deck. For borders or hedges plant about 3 feet apart on center. Otherwise, plant about 5 feet apart to give your plants space in-between.

Shipping Restriction AZ
Soil Type Acidic, Adaptable
Sunlight Full Sun, Part Shade, Part Sun
Drought Tolerance Good
Mature Height 3-4 Feet
Mature Width 3-4 Feet
Bloom Color Purple
Brand Encore Azalea

Shipping Details

We plan each shipment to avoid your plants sitting in transit over the weekend during the summer months. This means your order may be held until the following Monday to ensure the shortest delivery time. We guarantee that your plants arrive at the highest quality possible.

Please see the below transit map that specifies an average amount of days after your order has shipped.

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KS
04/27/2019
Karen S.
United States

Amethyst azalea

I received the azalea in great condition, packaging was very good, no branches broken. It is growing well without issues. Looking forward to seeing it bloom soon. Thank you PlantingTree!

BB
02/18/2019
Bob B.
United States

Very Satisfied Customer for a hard-to-find shrub

Very good experience, & easy to order online. The azaleas came packaged in a way that prevented damage in transit, & the plants themselves were in great shape-as characterized on their web site. I would definitely use Planting Tree in the future for a hard-to-find shrub or tree.

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11/15/2018
Jo A.
United States

Nice plant

Azalea was packed well. Plant in great condition. Have to wait a week to plant had 2 freezes,.waiting to get warm again in Texas.Thanks for great support.

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11/11/2017
pamela

Beautiful straight from the box.

Very pleased with the quality of these plants. Packaged well and sent promptly. Loved them so much I bought a few more.

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06/15/2017
Wanda

Thanks

Received my "Autumn Amethyst " Encore azlalea. It was in great condition, not damaged at all! Due I'm sure to the excellent way it was packaged. Very healthy and a good size. There is a world of difference in the quality of your plants and the ones which I have ordered in the past from another site. Yes I would definitely recommend you to my friends! And I will be ordering azaleas online again!

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