This plant has a moderately upright growth habit. Habit well-suited for foundation plantingsThe blooms are a deep hot pink single form. Flowering begins in early September and extends throughout the fall with a beautiful ‘encore’ in spring. Plant in light shade to full sun and in well-drained, slightly acidic soil.
This plant attracts butterflies.When first planted, keep the soil moist unil winter.5 hours or more of direct sun per day is recommended. A light pruning and feeding after the first bloom phase can help stimulate new growth and encourage heavier bud development.
Azalea x encore Autumn Carnival is patented.
This variety is protected in terms of the South African Plant Breeder’s Rights act no 15 of 1976 and the designated Trade Mark on this label is protected by common law and the South African Trade Marks Act no. 194 of 1993, and are the exclusive intellectual property of KEITH KIRSTEN HORTICULTURE INTERNATIONAL. Unauthorised use of Trade Marks and any unauthorised proliferation, sale, conditioning, importation, exportation or stocking of this plant is strictly prohibited.
Plant Breeder’s Rights. PBR: TBA.