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Citrus County Chronicle: Rhododendron Azaleas in Central Florida

February 1, 2021

This article by azalea expert Jane Weber delivers a history of rhododendrons with helpful tips on how to plant reblooming azaleas in her zone 8 Central Florida garden.

Behold 2021: 2 more Encore Azaleas coming to market this spring, perfect for small gardens

January 5, 2021

This article by Jamesetta M. Walker of The Virginian-Pilot announces the two newest Encore Azalea varieties. Plus, read the engaging Q&A with Encore Azalea inventor Buddy Lee.

Encore Azaleas Introduces Two Stellar New Reblooming Azalea Varieties

October 7, 2020

Two new Encore Azaleas make their debut at garden centers in spring 2021: Autumn Majesty® and Autumn Starburst™.

New Encore® Azalea Variety Sets the Garden Ablaze

January 28, 2018

Autumn Bonfire™ is a fiery-red, dwarf variety perfect for small gardens and containers.

Prepare for Next Winter’s Chill with Encore® Azalea

March 30, 2015

Anecdotal reports from Oklahoma, North Carolina, Indiana and beyond report cold-hardy Encore Azalea success in recent icy winters.

Encore Azalea® inventor to be featured speaker for Avant-Gardeners

January 30, 2015

Sun City Hilton Head group to host Buddy Lee at its February meeting

‘Tis the Season…for Encore Azaleas®!

November 24, 2014

Encore® Azalea Facebook like and win contest to offer free azaleas for holiday décor

Encore Azalea will exhibit at Southern Spring Home & Garden Show

February 17, 2014

Two top ranking plant brands, Encore® Azalea and Southern Living® Plant Collection, will share hot new trends at the Southern Spring Home & Garden Show in Charlotte, NC.

Southern Living Plant Collection & Encore Azalea will exhibit at 2014 Birmingham Home + Garden Show

February 10, 2014

Two top ranking plant brands, Encore® Azalea and Southern Living® Plant Collection, will share hot new trends at the 2014 Birmingham Home + Garden Show.

Encore® Azalea Debuts Four New Varieties for Spring 2014

January 17, 2014

The four new varieties include Autumn Sunburst™, Autumn Lily™, Autumn Ivory™ and Autumn Jewel™.

Buddy Lee talks azaleas at Magnolia Gardens on Nov. 9

October 29, 2013

Magnolia Gardens in Charleston, SC will host Encore Azalea inventor Buddy Lee on November 9th, 2013.

Southern Living® Plant Collection and Encore Azalea Expert to Speak at East Coast Garden Center Event

September 20, 2013

Kip McConnell, director of Plant Development Services, Inc. will speak at the 7th Annual Harvest Festival on September 28, 2013