PERFECTO MUNDO® Double Purple

Azalea - Reblooming

Rhododendron

'NCRX4'

USPP33,205; CBRAF

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  • 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.