The Autumn Chiffon Encore Azalea is a reblooming beauty that fits into any landscape or garden!
The Autumn Chiffon produces bi-color blooms that tend to be bright white on the edges and whitish pink the closer you get to the center. Additionally, magenta pink freckles decorate the throat of these plentiful blossoms.
This white and pink blooming azalea produces an initial flowering in spring, followed by a summer bloom cycle, and fall bloom as well. Furthermore, the features a particularly sizable summer bloom period, somewhat atypical for reblooming azaleas. These blooms are medium-sized and traditionally measure around 2.75″ across.
The characteristic white and pink blooms sit atop petite evergreen leaves with a defined point and slight fuzziness. New growth emerges as a bright light green, before maturing to a rich dark green hue.
This variety reaches a mature size of 2.5′ H x 3′ W. Therefore, it’s perfect for mixed garden beds, borders, and containers.
Autumn Chiffon Encore Azalea Care
The Autumn Chiffon is hardy from USDA Zones 7-10.
This white and pink blooming azalea grows best when planted somewhere that it will receive 4-6 hours of direct sunlight. Too little sun will result in decreased foliage and bloom potential.
Water 2-3 times per week during the first growing season. During the second growing season, provide water 1-2 times per week during average weather conditions. After a few growing seasons, this dwarf azalea will only require additional water during times of drought.
The Autumn Chiffon Encore Azalea prefers to be planted in rich, slightly acidic soil with good drainage.
Fertilize a couple of times a year with an acidic plant fertilizer. This will encourage maximum health, growth, and bloom production.
Autumn Chiffon Encore Azalea Spacing Recommendations
For a seamless planting, plant your Autumn Chiffon Encore Azalea 2 feet apart. Alternatively, space them 3+ feet for gaps between plants.