Autumn Amethyst foliage

haley45(7b)August 30, 2008

Hi all, I'm a newbie and was wondering anyone has Encore Azalea's Autumn Amethyst. I read in their brochure that this type has purple winter foliage. Is this your experience? Does anyone have a picture of it? I have just never seen an azalea with foliage that changes colors and was intrigued. Thanks!

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rhodyman(SE PA, USDA Z6)

This is not that unusual. Some rhododendrons also have this fall foliage effect. The nice thing is that since the plant is evergreen, you get it all winter. I believe all 23 varieties of Encore Azaleas have great fall/winter foliage.

I can't find a picture of an Encore azalea. Here is a photo of a different azalea in the fall.

    Bookmark   August 31, 2008 at 11:36AM
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