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The big purple blooms of Perfecto Mundo Double Purple azalea Compact and dwarf Perfecto Mundo Double Purple azalea in a greenhouse A closeup of the ruffled bright purple blooms of Perfecto Mundo Double Purple azalea Perfecto Mundo Double Purple reblooming azalea flowers
photo of Dr. Tom Ranney

Meet the Breeder

Dr. Tom Ranney
North Carolina, USA

NEW

PERFECTO MUNDO® Double Purple

Azalea - Reblooming

Rhododendron

'NCRX4'

PPAF; CBRAF

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The big purple blooms of Perfecto Mundo Double Purple azalea Compact and dwarf Perfecto Mundo Double Purple azalea in a greenhouse A closeup of the ruffled bright purple blooms of Perfecto Mundo Double Purple azalea Perfecto Mundo Double Purple reblooming azalea flowers
  • Improved rebloomer
  • Lacebug resistant
  • Improved hardiness
Description

Perfecto Mundo Double Purple azalea joins our series of high-performance, lacebug-resistant reblooming azaleas, bringing with it a show-stopping display double purple flowers. A standout performer in our trials, it has superb blooming in spring and fall, medium sized habit, and lacebug resistance. Developed by Dr. Tom Ranney at NCSU.

USDA Zone 6b - 9 (-5°F/-20.5°C)

Exposure Full sun, Part sun

Height 2.5' - 3'

Width 3'

Type Evergreen

Bloom Time Spring

Flower Color Pink

Foliage Color Green

Liner Sizes 2 1/4", 4", Quick Turn

Soil Moist, acidic soils with high amounts of organic matter.

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.