Autumn Monarch™ Rhododendron hybrid ‘CONLEO’
- Heat and cold tolerant Azalea
- Semi double, dark coral blooms that repeat flower
- Bright shiny leaves
Description: Autumn Monarch™ Rhododendron has an upright flower with bright shiny leaves. It is a heat tolerant Azalea with semi-double, ruffled, dark coral blooms that get 75mm in diameter. It flowers in spring, summer and autumn.
Size: 1.25m high x 1.25m wide.
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.
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Heights shown on the website are for general gardening conditions. In well maintained gardens, some plants will get taller.