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Dr. Tom Ranney
North Carolina, USA

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PERFECTO MUNDO EPIC CORAL™

Reblooming Azalea

Rhododendron x

'NCRX10'

PPAF; CBRAF

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Perfecto Mundo Epic Coral azalea boasts extra-large coral-pink flowers in spring, summer, and fall. Perfecto Mundo Epic Coral azalea plants growing in a greenhouse, covered in large coral-pink flowers.
  • Supersized flowers
  • Long blooming
  • Easy care
Description

All of the Perfecto Mundo series boasts epic performance, but the new Epic sub-series offers flowers of truly epic proportions as well. Lacy petaloid stamens adorn the center of each gigantic pink-orange flower for a semi double effect.

USDA Zone
6b - 9 (-5°F/-20.5°C)
Exposure
Full sun, Part sun
Height
3 - 4'
Width
3 - 5'
Finish Time
1 season
Type
Evergreen
Bloom Time
Spring; Late summer-fall rebloom
Flower Color
Pink
Foliage Color
Green
Liner Sizes
2 1/4", 4", Quick Turn

Soil

Cool, moist, acidic soils with a high organic matter content.

Pruning

Prune or trim after spring bloom to encourage new growth and more abundant rebloom.

Uses

Mass plantings; edging; low hedge; foundation planting; specimen.

Growing Tips

At its best when sited in filtered sun all day. Hardy to USDA zone 6b with protection; has survived winters in zone 6a but with significant damage. Benefits from mulch.