Top 10 Reasons to Love Encore Azaleas

We’re In Love: here are the reasons you will be, too.

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Around here, we eat, breathe and sleep Encore Azaleas. But, in this case, familiarity only breeds more devotion.

After all, it’s pretty hard not to love an evergreen beauty that graces our gardens with three seasons of vibrant blooms, offers winter interest, and is a cinch to care for. We think you agree, since Encore Azalea is the world’s best-selling, multi-season blooming azalea.

Here are 10 reasons why:

pink blooming encore azalea landscape

Encore Azaleas flower in spring, summer and fall. Traditional azaleas are finished after their spring blooms, but Encore Azaleas continue to brighten landscapes with striking color and lush foliage, season after season.

pink blooming encore azalea landscape

Encore® Azaleas are suitable for all landscapes. With dwarf varieties growing from 2-3 feet tall x 3-4 feet wide, and intermediate varieties that can be easily maintained at 4-5 feet tall x 3-4 feet wide, there is an Encore Azalea to fit any space.

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Encore Azaleas are low maintenance. They require no deadheading and little pruning to retain good form. If pruning is desired, execute a single pruning immediately after the spring flush of blooms.

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Encore® Azaleas are stunning. With an array of hues ranging from pastel pink to rich coral to jewel-toned purple and red, each bloom will enliven the landscape.

encore azalea attracting pollinators

Encore® Azaleas are attractive to pollinators. Butterflies and hummingbirds love their vibrant color and funnel-shaped blooms.

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Encore® Azaleas tolerate more sun than regular azaleas. In fact, they need at least 4-6 hours of sun daily for optimum performance. Morning sun is ideal.

encore azalea backyard landscape

Encore® Azaleas are versatile. They work well as foundation plants, as hedges and as specimens. They are a visual treat when planted en masse.

encore azalea container planting

Encore® Azaleas are excellent container plants. They thrive in pots and can be brought indoors for the winter, offering fresh options for holiday décor.

encore azalea winter foliage

Encore Azaleas are evergreen. When not in bloom, they provide structure and form, with some varieties also offering winter interest in the form of rich bronze or purple leaves.

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Encore Azaleas enrich garden designs, combining well with other plants. Landscape options become easy and eye-catching when including Encore Azaleas.

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