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Rhododendron 'Autumn Empress' (Encore Azalea)

Type: Cultivar | Edit History      Plant ID - 9001192



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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Ericales
Family: Ericaceae
Genus: Rhododendron
Cultivar: Autumn Empress
 
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Plant Types edit
  • Bedding
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial
  • Shrub
Zones / Hardiness edit
  • 7a (to 5 F / -15 C)
  • 7b (to 10 F / -12 C)
  • 8a (to 15 F / -9 C)
  • 8b (to 20 F / -7 C)
  • 9a (to 25 F / -4 C)
  • 9b (to 30 F / -1 C)
Height (Maximum) edit
  • 2 to 5 feet (60 cm to 1 1/2 m)
Spread (Maximum) edit
  • 2 to 5 feet (60 cm to 1 1/2 m)
Flowering Start edit
  • April
Flowering End edit
  • Autumn / Fall
Leaf Colour edit
  • Green - Dark
Leaf Shape edit
  • Elliptic
  • Ovate
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Suitable For edit
  • Border/Bed
  • Container/Patio
  • Hedging/Screening
  • Greenhouse
  • Woodland Garden
Sun Exposure edit
  • Partial Shade
Soil Types edit
  • Well-drained
  • Acidic / Peaty
Soil pH edit
Bloom Colour edit
  • Pink
Wildlife Value edit
  • Butterflies (nectar source)
Propagation Techniques edit
  • Stem Cutting
  • Layering - Simple
Skill Level edit
  • Beginner
Additional Short Notes add
  • This hybrid blooms in spring, summer and fall edit | delete
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Contributors For This Plant
gfreiherr (836)
tonya (47)
Frank (2674)

Plant suggested by: gfreiherr (836)


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tonya (47) wrote on Jun 17 2010
Rating for this plant:
slow growers but delightful to see blooming in october

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