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Plants Used in the Governor's Landscape

Check out these nine plant varieties used in the Georgia governor's mansion project -- and the planting information for each zone.

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autumn twist repeat blooms in fall
Photo 1 of 9This evergreen azalea blooms in spring and early fall.

Autumn Twist (Encore Azalea)(1 of 9)

Rhododendron x 'Conlep'

  • Compact evergreen azalea with large white and purple blooms in the spring and a repeat bloom in the early fall

  • Plant in rich garden soil that is moist, but well drained.

  • Plant in light to partial shade

  • Height: 4 feet

  • Width: 4-5 feet

Hardy in USDA zones 7-10:

  • Zone 7: Plant in fall; plant in light to partial shade with protection from hot afternoon sun; provide supplemental water during dry spells.

  • Zone 8: Plant in fall; plant in light to partial shade with protection from hot afternoon sun; provide supplemental water during dry spells.

  • Zone 9: Plant in fall; plant in light to partial shade with protection from hot afternoon sun; provide supplemental water during dry spells.

  • Zone 10: Plant in fall; plant in light to partial shade with protection from hot afternoon sun; provide supplemental water during dry spells.

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