Autumn Royalty™Rhododendron hybrid ‘CONLEC’
- Heat and cold tolerant Azalea
- Masses of fuchsia flowers that repeat bloom
- Lace bug resistant
Description: Autumn Royalty™ Rhododendron is a super heat tough and lace bug resistant Azalea.
It has stunning fuchsia blooms that repeat in spring, summer and autumn. After 3 years of testing we are yet to see flower blight on this plant.
Size: 1.25m high x 1.25m 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.