Encore Azaleas Are the Most Sun Tolerant

These reblooming azaleas love sun.

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It’s true — you can enjoy the 33 varieties of Encore Azaleas in climates with full sun. Unlike traditional azaleas, Encore Azaleas can tolerate full sun and bloom best in full sun or high filtered shade.

The ideal planting environment provides 4-6 hours of direct sunlight, with some shade during the afternoon heat.

Once you select your favorite Encore Azalea bloom color, we have lots of resources to help you learn how to properly locate your Encore Azaleas in your landscape so you will enjoy maximum performance and bloom production.

Download our printable guide to sun exposure for Encore® Azaleas, or watch this azalea sun exposure video.

Happy gardening to you, fellow azalea fan!




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