Autumn Jewel™Rhododendron hybrid ‘ROBLEU’
- Heat and cold tolerant Azalea
- Vibrant pink flowers
- Dense spreading habit
Description: An Azalea with a dense, spreading habit and shiny green foliage that turns deep purple in winter.
Heavy flowering in autumn and spring, with regular flowering in summer.
It has single vibrant pink flowers 50mm in diameter and holding on the plant well. Attracts butterflies.
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.