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Conversation Piece Azalea

Rhododendron x Robin Hill 'Conversation Piece'


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-t- Root Rocket™ Fertilizer
Root Rocket™ Transplant Fertilizer

2oz. Packet

Get your new plants off to the right start by using Root Rocket™ Transplant.

This soil amendment contains 16 strains of mycorrhizal fungi, biostimulants, beneficial bacteria and Horta-Sorb® water management gel.

Simply sprinkle the product into the planting hole adjacent to the root ball when planting.

The organisms will start to work right away supplying the roots with much needed nutrition.

The specially formulated Horta-Sorb® will reduce transplant stress and aid in water retention.

1 packet per plant

Root Rocket Fertilizer
-t- Planting Mix
Conversation Piece Azalea Planting Mix

Helps your Conversation Piece Azalea get established in a fraction of the time, become more drought tolerant, and grow faster. Here's how:

Beneficial Bacteria... It's like a Probiotic for your tree... creating an explosion of fine hair roots that vastly improves nutrient and water uptake.

Coarse Organic Compost... loosens and improves all types of soils while promoting proper pH levels. You get better drainage and moisture retention.

Microbial Fertilizers... including Sea Kelp, Yucca, and 100 other elements proven to gently feed your tree without burning the roots.

Use 1 bag of Planting Mix for each plant ordered.

Soil Contents
-t- TreeGator® Jr. Watering Bag
TreeGator® Jr.

When you’re making an investment and effort in planting new trees in your landscape, you can assure their survival and growth by using TreeGator® - a truly simple and innovative drip irrigation system in a bag.

With hot summers and droughts the norm around the USA, TreeGator® is an absolute necessity to protect your new trees and shrubs.

TreeGator® is super easy to install without any tools, and it can easily be filled up with a standard garden hose or can even be connected to a rain barrel!

It's a super time saver that takes the worry out continually remembering whether you've watered your new tree or not. Plus, all the water that goes into the drip bag is used up with no waste, so TreeGator® is environmentally friendly with regard to water use.

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Growing Zones: 6-9
(hardy down to 0℉)

Growing Zones 6-9
You are in Growing Zone: 6

Mature Height:

2-3 ft.

Mature Width:

2-3 ft.



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Botanical Name:

Rhododendron x Robin Hill 'Conversation Piece'

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Blooms 2 Times a Year!

Large, Vibrant Blooms
Absolutely stunning flowers on the Conversation Piece Azalea can be up to four inches in diameter and will profusely cover this shrub when it is in bloom. The beautiful blossoms arrive in striking pinks, white and reds. This special Azalea has even been known to produce all three colors on one shrub.  It's a re-blooming hybrid, so you'll experience new flowers several times through a spring and fall bloom time.

Beautifully Planted with No Limits
This Azalea looks amazing alone, planted in groups or as a backdrop for other flowering plants in your landscape. It brings evergreens to life when planted close by, and will light up a semi-shady corner like no other shrub. The possibilities for use in the garden are endless with the Conversation Azalea. It's so versatile it can even be grown in a container to use on a patio or anywhere that needs a splash of color.

Low Maintenance
This easy to care for, gorgeous shrub requires little maintenance to flourish and isn't bothered by pests, disease or deer. It will withstand cold snaps that would cause other Azaleas to wither.

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Customer Reviews

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Great so far
It came in great shape and seems to like where is was planted.

I have not received my sedum tile. It is probably dead in some warehouse still.
August 14, 2018
6 months ago
Conversation Piece Azalea
I received my Conversation Piece Azalea it was in great condition very healthy plant I have it in a big pot on my deck I absolutely love it no flowers yet but it looks like it's trying
June 9, 2018
8 months ago
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Conversation Piece Azalea
Azalea arrived in good shape. Planted in the desired location, and I must admit Conversation Piece Azalea is in the perfect location! It bloomed profusely, and adapted quickly to the location! Perfection, and it is the right plant for the right location.
May 24, 2018
1 year ago
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Beautiful, but not what I was expecting
Not what I was expecting. I planted them near each other, so wanted them to be the same. However, they ended up being 3 different colors. Individually, they are all beautiful, however.
I ordered 4 of these azaleas. 2 were pink, 1 was white with pink, and 1 was pink w white.
I ordered 4 of these azaleas. 2 were pink, 1 was white with pink, and 1 was pink w white.
May 16, 2018
1 year ago
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Hasn't gotten any flowers on them yet
August 20, 2017
1 year ago
Beautiful healthy plant
This plant is very green and bushy. Beautiful green leaves and new shoots are growing out from the bush! Anxious to see the flowers when time to bloom.
August 3, 2017
1 year ago
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Happy but also disappointed
The plants were well packaged and well cared before being mailed arriving in good time. However I did not receive the right shade of pink on one of the azaleas. I ordered 2 Conversation Azaleas ad pictured and should've received 2 light pinks edged with white
So disappointed
May 10, 2017
1 year ago
Would Not Order From Anybody But Fast Growing Trees!
No growth yet but beautiful healthy bush that arrived quickly!Thank-you.
May 8, 2017
1 year ago
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I have to say this was my first time buy a Plant of any kind online. This azela was shipped and came in so hardy (IN THE MAIL MIND YOU) I was shocked and I would buy from this company over and over for the fast service and respect they give to shipping your plant to you. Thanks again for such a great Price and the look of what I purchased
This is the area we landscaped with your Azela and Red Dogwood.   Thanks
This is the area we landscaped with your Azela and Red Dogwood. Thanks
August 5, 2016
Elizabethtown, PA
over 2 years ago
Received this plant and it arrived as described. One day later it looked outstanding. Planted it a few days later and it has been blooming ever since. Everyone tells us that it is beautiful so I guess you would say it truly is a conversation piece.
May 11, 2016
18603, PA
over 2 years ago
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Planting & Care

It's Easy to Plant & Care for Your Conversation Piece Azalea

Conversation Piece Azalea Planting Diretions

The Conversation Piece Azalea (Rhododendron x Robin Hill 'Conversation Piece') is a gorgeous, decorative shrub prized for its ability to re-bloom several times from spring into the fall season. The colors range from pink, white, red and have been known to all be present on the shrub and really pop against the glossy green foliage. Maturing to a low height and width of 2-3 feet, this compact plant will be great for small areas in need of a touch of color. The conversation piece azalea will benefit from a full to partial sun exposure in USDA growing zones 6-9, so it can take some cold (down to 0 degrees once established) as well as some heat for southern states as well. Due to its small stature at maturity the azalea can also be successfully container grown if located in a colder growing zone. The azalea has a fairly moderate growth rate and requires little to no maintenance to flourish.

Choosing a Location: Azaleas can thrive in full to partial sun. In cooler environments they can take up to 8 hours of direct light. In warmer climates they will need protection from the hot sun, but still need 6 hours of filtered light to bloom properly. Azaleas prefer an acidic, well draining, moist soil. They perform best with a soil pH of 5.5 to 6.5 and you can purchase a test kit at any garden center to verify the acidity of the soil. If your soil is not well draining you can amend it with compost or planting mix which will also help to lower the pH.

Planting directions (in ground): Azaleas are compact shrubs and need to be spaced about 2 feet to form a hedge, can be used as a centerpiece or a stand alone shrub.

1) Dig a hole three times as wide and just as deep as the root ball.
2) Remove the plant from the container and loosen the roots with your fingers so that they spread out once planted.
3) Backfill the hole with a mixture of your native soil (60%) and compost or garden soil, you can include some coffee grounds while planting to help lower the pH if needed (always test the pH before adding anything to adjust).
4) Water lightly as you backfill to remove air pockets and water well when done but do not saturate the soil.
5) Mulch the area with 2-3 inches of mulch to help the plant conserve water and to protect the roots from fluctuating temperatures.

Planting directions (potted): Since these are compact shrubs, they can be kept in a large container as a patio plant. Move the plant gradually into a large container by repotting every year or so into a slightly larger container.

1) Use an acidic soil to fill the bottom of a container that is 1-2 sizes larger than the container that the plant initially arrived in.
2) Remove the plant from the original container and place it in the center of the new container.
3) Water the plant thoroughly until the water drains through the bottom, allow the soil to dry several inches down before watering again.
4) Place the plant in an area where it gets 4-6 hours of sun, protecting it from hot afternoon sun in warmer climates.

Watering (in ground): During the first year, your Autumn Angel will need ample water to get established. During the cooler times of year you will only need to water twice a week. Thoroughly water the area, making sure that the roots are not sitting in water, as that can lead to root rot. During the hotter times of the year they will need watered every other day, depending on the weather. Do not allow the roots to be saturated for extended periods of time. Allow the water to seep deeply into the soil to ensure that all of the roots receive water. Azaleas are not considered to be drought tolerant, so during times of drought or excessive heat you will need to water even established plants.

(In container): Water your plant thoroughly until water runs through the drainage holes. Allow the soil to dry to a depth of about 2-3 inches down before watering the plant again. Test the soil by sticking your finger in the soil to test for moisture. If the soil feels damp, wait another couple of days and recheck before watering.

Fertilizing: Azaleas need food in order to bloom for extended periods of time. Fertilize them with a slow release fertilizer intended for azaleas. For best results, fertilize in the early spring but be sure to read and follow label instructions as the application will vary by manufacturer. Do not over fertilize as that can lead to unnecessary stress for the plant.

Pruning: Azaleas need very little pruning, if you need to prune the plant for shape do so immediately after the plant has finished its spring flowering. Pruning too late in the season will inhibit future blooms. Once plants are well established, a light annual pruning can be done to stimulate growth.

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Questions & Answers

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Why did you choose this? Store
To fill in deck area
Jill G on Jan 20, 2019
It has a nice compact size. I like the encore azaleas for their repeat performance and evergreen qualities. I am from the East coast and azaleas remind me of my hometown in VA.
Janet N on Aug 8, 2018
To fill in deck area
Jill G on Jan 20, 2019
I like the color and it can endure the weather and climate here in Clearwater, Florida
irineo a on Nov 19, 2018
It has a nice compact size. I like the encore azaleas for their repeat performance and evergreen qualities. I am from the East coast and azaleas remind me of my hometown in VA.
Janet N on Aug 8, 2018
wanted something I didn't have to trim and that it bloomed longer was also nice
JUDITH K on Jun 27, 2018
I have ordered trees from fast growing trees before and was very impressed by how it was packaged and the quality of each plant. They have done very well in my Northern Michigan harsh winters. Top quality in my opinion. This Azalea will go nicely with my other Azalea that I have. Love the color'
Patricia L on Jun 3, 2018
My sister got my mom 1 before she passed away and the plant had got set down by Our Deck and it accidentally fell under the deck I found it I year later it was still alive not doing too good though so I reported it and it's the most beautiful plant I've ever had
Renee B on May 12, 2018
Beautiful plant with perfect size and color
Karen T on Mar 7, 2018
I will add to back yard for a splash of color.
Madison H on Mar 6, 2018
My favorite azalea--it is a winner! My very best friend introduced me to this azalea many years ago. It is truly a CONVERSATION PIECE in the garden!
Betty S on Nov 27, 2017
Kathleen M on Oct 18, 2017
For color contrast with other flowering plants and because they bloom twice a year.
Diana W on Oct 3, 2017
This plant was luscious and full. I'm so anxious for spring to see it's foliage. Easy, strong growing plant.
Marian S on Sep 26, 2017
Wanted a shrub that flowered spring through fall, wasn't too big, and easy maintenance. Hoping this azalea will do the trick.
Sheryl A on Jun 22, 2017
Looking for a bush with color for the front of our house and with minimum maintenance; I hope this is it.
Gerald C on May 15, 2017
The colors in this species is for a special planting that if successful will be joined by 10 more just like it. This is my first purchase and an experiment of quality, cost and performance.
Cassie P on May 11, 2017
Saw beautiful Azalea plantings on our recent visit to Alexandria, Va.
Larry H on Apr 22, 2017
I wanted a low growing azalea (< 3 feet tall) that could tolerate some sun
Dale S on Apr 19, 2017
Looking for something with color throughout the summer and needing full or partial sun.
Elizabeth D on Apr 18, 2017
Description fits what I'm looking for, as a first time landscaper for my new home. Colorful pink, repels insects, blooms spring to fall and is evergreen.
Kimberly M on Apr 11, 2017
I did not have any luck with this plant. Not sure why.
Pat W on Apr 3, 2017
I chose this plant because of the size and color.
Denise W on Mar 26, 2017
Izabela M on Mar 6, 2017
Looks beautiful
John L on Feb 17, 2017
loved the look!
Connie L on Oct 3, 2016
I love the idea of different colors in this bush. I just took out 7 overgrown boxwood bushes and will replace with these.
Helen G on Jun 19, 2016
I was interested in a specific size blooming plant to replace an existing plant that had to be removed. Reviews on this one helped me to choose this one....especially since the leaves remain all year around!! My other plants arrived in beautiful condition and I am a very happy customer!
amy f on Apr 6, 2016
Cant wait to see it on the side of my home!
Myia B on Apr 3, 2016
Blooms Spring, Summer & Fall. They are different from what we usually see, really look beautiful and will enhance our landscape.
Ronald V on Apr 1, 2016
the ad said hardy drought tolerant sun to partial shade and the glorious color
Michele B on Mar 29, 2016
Replacing azaleas that died with same type. Could not find "Conversation Piece" in local nurseries.
George on Mar 13, 2016
To go with an azalea I have already this will off set it!! Thanks!
Janice D on Oct 13, 2015
The size is perfect and the lighter pink flowers will look great with what I already have.
Kerry S on Oct 8, 2015
Satisfied from past orders.
Philip R C on Sep 6, 2015
I like the color and it can endure the weather and climate here in Clearwater, Florida
irineo a on Nov 19, 2018
wanted something I didn't have to trim and that it bloomed longer was also nice
JUDITH K on Jun 27, 2018
Can you please let me know if this Is deer resistant, it comes up in the search for deer resistants but I know most deer just absolutely love azaleas?
Garden2015 on Mar 21, 2015
BEST ANSWER: You're right - though this plant is considered deer resistant since it is not the first thing deer nibble, there is nothing that a hungry deer won't eat!
live in wausau,Wi.( central wisconsin) is this plant suitable for this area?
roger on Apr 23, 2015
BEST ANSWER: The growing zones are 6-9. Click the link below to look up what growing zone your in.
Did tree like a lot of sun azalea?
Ginny on Jan 22, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Mine are planted on the North side of my house and seem to do just fine. They are two years old and get morning sun early Spring thru Summer. Typically Azalea's do good in sun/partial shade and also full sun.
What type of soil does it like, planning on putting it in a patio pot?
Ruth C on Apr 17, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The pot should be large. The soil should be mid-acidic (pH < 7). Use some moisture retaining beads (buy from any garden center). Use pine bark/needles (about 3") as mulch and water well. Good luck. Dr. Thakur
How many hours of sun a day does it need?
tgs_in_txs on May 9, 2017
BEST ANSWER: In the Mid-Atlantic region, give it morning sun (till 11 a.m. or so) and afternoon shade in the summer. Dr. Thakur
I live in the state of Washington when is the best time in the year to plant azaleas?
Pam C on Apr 8, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I live in White Salmon, Washington and have planted azaleas in the fall and in the spring. Both plantings were successful.

Susan H.
Can you plant azaleas in January in zone 8? I live in southern Alabama
pj s on Jan 7, 2019
BEST ANSWER: PJ, I live in NW Indiana near Chicago and planted my azalea about 2 1/2 years ago. Wife n I were impressed with the beauty of the azalea after visiting son in Washington, D.C. around Easter time.
Planted ours shortly after our east coast visit, unfortunately, even tho it has survived 2 mid-west winters, it's still just as tall as the day it was planted. This spring n summer will determine it's own future.
Don't think you'll have any problems at all planting anytime of year in your location.
will azaleas grown in semi clay soil?
pj s on Jan 6, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Yes Sir be good to add some potting soil in. Keep it watered, not drowned, for 1st season. Add some Miracle Grow to your watering one a month. Good Luck
Does this bloom spring to frost in some 6 ?
Jim C on Oct 11, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I am in zone 7. For this area it blooms from late spring to mid summer. Stays a nice green year round.
Are your plants shipped live or in a dormant state? I'm in Texas, Zone 8.
Cynthia M on Oct 10, 2018

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