Autumn Moonlight® Encore Azalea
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Autumn Moonlight® Encore Azalea

Autumn Moonlight® Encore Azalea

$55
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  • Young, affordable starter plant
  • May need to be transplanted into 3 gallon pot for more nurturing before planting into landscape
  • Healthy, mature plant
  • Ready to immediately be planted into landscape
  • Large healthy plant
  • Ready to immediately be planted into landscape

Rhododendron ‘Mootum’ PP18416

 'Autumn Moonlight' Encore azalea is the largest of the white Encores, reaching a mature height of 5 feet tall and 4 feet wide.  Stunning yellow-hued, white ruffled double blooms adorn the 'Autumn Moonlight®' Encore azalea spring and fall.  Fill a large planting space with this variety placed behind lower growers such as 'Autumn Fire' Encore or 'Sweet Drift' Rose. Encore Azaleas love the sun and will produce their most amazing flowers when given plenty of sunshine.

Joseph's Take

Joseph's Take

All Encores have many uses in the landscape, mainly because they are proficient bloomers and we all love color! When I’m choosing an Encore for a landscape, I usually choose one that will look nice next its surrounding plants as well as any architectural structures that may come into play. All Encore Azaleas have beautiful flowers, I have always loved the purple varieties. 

Hardiness Map
Mature Height: 5'
Mature Width: 4'
Flower Season: Spring and Fall
Sun: Full Sun
Hardiness Zone: 7 to 10
This plant is suitable for the low temperates below:
Temp (F)
Zone
Temp (C)
0 to 10
7
-17.8 to -12.2
10 to 20
8
-12.2 to -6.7
20 to 30
9
-6.7 to -1.1
30 to 40
10
-1.1 to 4.4

Be sure to use a well drained soil medium when planting any Azalea, Rhododendron, Mountain Laurel, or Camellia as they all prefer fall planting with less watering than you might think. In NC our soil is clay so we prefer to use pine bark soil conditioner when planting these varieties. 

J