AUTUMN AMETHYST™ Rhododendron
Autumn Amethyst™ Rhododendron hybrid ‘CONLEE’
- Heat and cold tolerant Azalea
- Vibrant purple flowers that repeat bloom
- Dense shiny green foliage
Description: Autumn Amethyst™ Rhododendron has vibrant purple flowers that grow 50mm in diameter.
It has a dense spreading habit with shiny green foliage which colours purple in winter.
It repeat blooms in spring, summer and autumn, and flowers heavily in autumn and spring.
Size: 1m high x 1m wide.
Planting Density: 1-3 plants per m², 1-2 plants per linear metre.
Uses: Ideal for specimen planting, mass planting and in gardens and borders.
Position: Full sun to part shade. Tolerates frost and moderate drought (as the plant matures it becomes more drought tolerant). Prefers well drained soils.
Care: Water well for the first year for the plant to fully establish and become more drought tolerant. Top up water in dry periods.
Plant in a well mulched garden (chunky mulch is recommended) with the root ball slightly above soil level.
If required use slow release fertiliser in spring. For best results prune after spring flowering.
Where it works: QLD, NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS, SA & WA.