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Dr. Tom Ranney
North Carolina, USA

PERFECTO MUNDO® Orange

Azalea - reblooming

Rhododendron

'NCRX6'

USPP 33,945

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Perfecto Mundo Orange azalea boasts superior bloom in spring and fall Perfecto Mundo Orange azalea boasts superior bloom in spring and fall
  • Bright and vivid blooms
  • Heavy flowering spring + fall
  • Handsome dense habit
Description

Fire up the landscape with the blazing-hot hue of Perfecto Mundo Orange azalea. This selection really heats up the series with a warm color and red-hot performance. Like the rest of the Perfecto Mundo azaleas, you can count on outstanding bloom in spring and in fall, with handsome, dark green foliage and a dense, rounded habit to carry it through the between-times. This unique color will be irresistible at retail!

The Perfecto Mundo series of reblooming azaleas are the work of Dr. Tom Ranney and his team at NCSU.

USDA Zone
6b - 9 (-5°F/-20.5°C)
Exposure
Full sun, Part sun
Height
2.5'
Width
3-4'
Finish Time
1 season
Type
Semi-evergreen
Bloom Time
Spring, fall rebloom
Flower Color
Orange
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.