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Oct 19, 2020
Encore Azalea Introduces Two New Varieties

Two new Encore Azaleas have been introduced for 2021: ‘Autumn Majesty’ and ‘Autumn Starburst’. Both combine the high performance Encore offers, with exceptional new flower colors.

The striking bicolor blossoms of ‘Autumn Starburst’ feature a star-shaped coral-pink center edged in pure white. The bold blooms shine against attractive, dark green foliage.

‘Autumn Majesty’ produces masses of petite, purple blooms throughout the season. The semi-double flowers are packed with layers of petals for a ruffled appearance. Clean foliage stays bright green all year long.

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‘Autumn Majesty’ azalea.

Developed by Robert “Buddy” Lee, inventor of Encore Azaleas, both varieties were selected for their compact form, attractive foliage, and cold hardiness. Reaching only 3 feet tall by 3 feet wide, these dwarf varieties take up less space in production and require little to no pruning.

‘Autumn Majesty’ and ‘Autumn Starburst’ are among the more cold-hardy Encore Azaleas, thriving in USDA Zone 6A and above. They flower profusely in spring, with repeat blooming throughout the summer and fall.

Visit encoreazalea.com for more information.





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