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Dr. Tom Ranney
North Carolina, USA

PERFECTO MUNDO PINK CARPET™

Azalea - reblooming

Rhododendron x

'NCRX11'

PPAF; CBRAF

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Perfecto Mundo Pink Carpet azalea is a ground cover type covered in shell-pink flowers. Perfecto Mundo Epic Pink azalea has pink flowers that cover the plant. Perfecto Mundo Epic Pink azalea blooming in front of a house in spring. Perfecto Mundo Epic Pink azalea is covered in pink flowers in spring, summer, and fall. Closeup of a single flower on Perfecto Mundo Epic Pink azalea. Perfecto Mundo Epic Pink azalea blooming in front of an evergreen tree.
  • Outstanding flower coverage
  • Ground cover
  • Easy care
Description

Perfect for creating drifts of color in the front of the border, this dwarf, ground covering azalea puts on a three-season show with it multi-hued pink flowers. Because of its compact size, we recommend growing it from a quick turn to a one or two gallon. Growers and retailers will appreciate how suitable this variety is for planting en masse.

USDA Zone
6b - 9 (-5°F/-20.5°C)
Exposure
Full sun, Part sun
Height
1 - 2'
Width
2 - 2.5'
Finish Time
1.5 seasons
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.