Azalea Encore 'Empress' pbr
Medium pink semi-double blooms. Grows to 1m with dark green glossy foliage.
Grow in a protected part shade position. Plant in a well drained, humus- rich soil that’s slightly acidic. Fertilise in Spring and late Summer with an Azalea specific fertiliser or a complete organic fertiliser. Prune after flowering to maintain a compact shape. Mulch well during extended dry periods. If flowers are turning mushy this could be a sign of Azalea Petal Blight. Pick off any spent flowers and treat with appropriate fungicides. Watch also for insect attack and treat accordingly. Good air circulation will help prevent problems.
Great landscaping Azalea. Mass plant in garden beds for stunning flowing displays.
Height to 1m