Autumn Embers™ Azalea

Autumn Embers™ Rhododendron hybrid

  • Heat tolerant
  • Stunning orange-red repeating blooms
  • Dense spreading habit
Autumn Embers
Autumn Embers

Autumn Embers™

Description: Autumn Embers™ Rhododendron has a dense spreading habit with exceptional flowers that can be enjoyed in spring, summer and autumn. This is a heat tolerant Azalea with beautiful deep, orange-red, semi-double blooms 60mm in diameter.

Size: 1m high x 1.2m wide.

Planting Density: 1-3 plants per m², 1-2 plants per linear metre.

Uses: Ideal for specimen planting, mass planting and in gardens and borders.

Position: Full sun to part shade. Tolerates light frost and moderate drought (as the plant matures it becomes more drought tolerant). Prefers well drained soils.

Care: Water well for the first year for the plant to fully establish and become more drought tolerant. Top up water in dry periods. Plant in a well mulched garden (chunky mulch is recommended) with the root ball slightly above soil level. If required use slow release fertiliser in spring. For best results prune after spring flowering.

Where it works: North & South Island

This website gives general information for the regions in New Zealand. For local information on which plants work in your area contact your local grower. Local grower knowledge is vital, this website is no substitute.

Heights shown on the website are for general gardening conditions. In well maintained gardens, some plants will get taller.

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