Echo™ Azalea...The Southern beauty made new
The best, biggest, and showiest spring and fall blooming azalea for Southern summers…
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The heat-loving, sun-basking, repeat-blooming azalea that isn't afraid to show off.
A new twist on a traditional favorite
Echo has the look of a classic azalea but with two seasons of blooms
Plays well with others
Echo is an azalea for full sun, but also mixes well in dappled sunlight with hostas and other shade tolerant plants.
Big and bold
Hedges don't have to be boring. Get privacy and attention with a bold wall of flowers.
Brilliant fuchsia flowers are the perfect counterpoint to autumn's golds and bronzes.
The azalea made for Southern summers
Echo™ has the hardiness and vigor that generations of gardeners have loved about Southern Indica azaleas. This new Bloom 'N Again® variety is fast-growing, low maintenance, and flowers in two seasons. And it is the best azalea for full sun!
No Shrinking Violet
Plant one Echo to make a statement in the garden. Plant a group, and you'll have a jaw-dropping display.
Rhododendron x 'RutRhod1' PPAF
Bring the Sizzle
3 Reasons why we say Echo™ Bloom 'N Again® Azalea is the South's SHOWIEST reblooming azalea. Brought to you from Gardener's Confidence® Collection.
Huge, brilliant fuchsia flowers
Big and bold in the landscape, reaching six feet tall and wide
Superior spring and late summer-fall blooms
Planting your Echo™ Azalea
Echo Bloom 'N Again Azalea has all of the sun and heat tolerance of a traditional Southern Indica hybrid, so you can plant it where it will really shine!
Echo can be planted in full sun or partial shade.
As a sport of the beloved variety 'Formosa', Echo can grow to six feet tall and wide, so plant it where it has space to show off.
Azaleas like rich, well-drained, acidic soil. Try adding composted pine bark or other organic matter to your soil to improve drainage. Plant Echo at or slightly above the surrounding soil line to help give roots room to breathe. Water well to help Echo settle into its new home, and mulch to help conserve soil moisture.
Caring for your Echo™ Azalea
Echo™ Azalea is meant to show off! This is an azalea you don't have to prune. Take advantage of its natural vigorous growth habit to create a showstopping display in the garden. Echo is as easy to grow as any Southern Indica hybrid.
If pruning is necessary, make selective cuts in spring after the first bloom period. Avoid shearing or pruning too late in summer to prevent cutting off flower buds.
Fertilize as needed with a formula designed for acid-loving plants in late spring after the first bloom period. A soil test can help you determine if and how much fertilizer is needed, and always follow package directions.
Water well at planting time and for the first year. Once your plant has established, water weekly or as needed to maintain evenly moist but not soggy soil.
Gardener’s Confidence® Collection includes reblooming azaleas, gardenias, hydrangeas, hollies, blueberries, and more. We offer ornamental and edible plants selected for their performance in the Southeast.
WHERE TO BUY: Gardener's Confidence® is available at garden centers throughout the southeast. Echo® azalea is available as a pre-release to limited Home Depot®, Pike Nursery, and Independent garden center locations in the Fall of 2020. Our spring crop will be available in Spring of 2021. Be sure to ask for it by name at your preferred garden center.
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