Autumn Ruby™Rhododendron hybrid ‘CONLER’
- Heat and cold tolerant Azalea
- Lipstick pink blooms
- Repeat bloomer
Description: Autumn Ruby™ Rhododendron is a heat tolerant Azalea with lipstick pink semi-double flowers, 50mm in diameter.
It is a repeat bloomer that peaks in autumn and spring, with regular summer flowering, and has a medium mounding growth habit.
Size: 1.2m high x 1.5m 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.