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Dr. Tom Ranney
North Carolina, USA

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PERFECTO MUNDO EPIC PINK™

Azalea - Reblooming

Rhododendron x

'NCRX9'

PPAF; CBRAF

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Perfecto Mundo Epic Pink azalea has very large hot pink flowers in spring, summer, and fall. Perfecto Mundo Epic Pink azalea blooming in an early spring landscape. Perfecto Mundo Epic Pink azalea has large bright pink flowers.
  • Supersized flowers
  • Long blooming
  • Easy care
Description

The size and quantity of flowers are an ode to the classic appeal of azaleas: rich bubble gum to hot pink single blooms drench the plant with color in spring and again in fall. Like its sister Perfecto Mundo Epic Coral azalea, you'll enjoy huge blooms that look fabulous in the container and in the landscape. 

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.