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The Encore Azalea Buyer's Guide

Encore Azaleas are some of the most popular landscape plants on the market today! However, with so many varieties, where do you begin?  We've attempted to create the most comprehensive guidebook to Encore Azaleas on the web! A bold task, I know, but as they say, "Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you might […]
March 7, 2019

Introducing the New Autumn Bonfire Encore Azalea

Get to know the newest member of the Encore Azalea family, the Autumn Bonfire! The Bonfire takes a page out of another Encore Azalea's playbook, the Autumn Fire Encore Azalea, when it comes to their decadently rich, brilliantly true-red, semi-double blooms. However, unlike the Autumn Fire, this azalea is for gardeners looking for a larger, faster-growing […]
February 27, 2018

Time to Plant: Discover the benefits of planting Encore Azaleas in the Fall

Plant Encore Azaleas in the fall to enjoy flowers until the first frost. Planting in fall allows the roots to establish without damage from extreme temperatures.
August 9, 2017

Bring the Beauty Indoors | Snip and Clip Garden

Bring the beauty indoors with a Snip & Clip Garden, featuring Encore Azalea and these perfect pairs:1. Encore Azalea Autumn Angel2. Pringles Dwarf Podocarpus Yew3. Saucy Wine Salvia4. Big Daddy Hydrangea5. Alabama Beauty Camellias7. Obsession Nandina
February 16, 2016

Encore® Azalea 101: A Crash Course on Flower Families

Encore® Azalea 101: A Crash Course on Flower FamiliesA Family AffairIt all began more than 15 years ago, when Robert “Buddy” Lee, a nationally-known plant breeder, began crossing traditional spring-blooming azaleas with the summer-blooming azalea, Rhododendron oldhamii, to create the Encore® Azalea family. “Azaleas are easy to grow, and they’re really colorful. I was just [...]
September 11, 2015
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