Plant spacing is based on the ultimate width of the plants. This figure is normally given as a range; for example, 3-5’. If you live in a cold climate and/or want plants to fill in more quickly, plan to space at the shorter end of the range. If you live in a warm climate, are on a limited budget, or are willing to wait longer for plants to touch, use the higher end of the range. Using the larger number is recommended when calculating distance from a building or structure. There’s really no such thing as "maximum spacing": if you don’t want your plants to touch, you can space them as far apart as you’d like. All plant spacing is calculated on center, or in other words, the centers of the plants are spaced one half of their eventual width apart:
Unless you are planting in a straight line, as you might for hedges or edging, space your plants in a staggered or zig-zag pattern for a more interesting and naturalistic look:
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DescriptionBring nature's sassiest color to your yard with Perfecto Mundo Red reblooming azalea. This innovative shrub from Proven Winners combines outstanding spring and fall bloom with a tidy, neat shrub and foliage that resists pests and diseases. Perfecto Mundo Red azalea combines the classic appeal of azalea with modern-day high performance.DetailsBotanical name: Rhododendron 'NCRX8' Common name: Reblooming azalea Patient:PP#33,922 Zone: 6b - 9 Sun exposure: Sun, Part sun Height x width: 2.5' tall x 3-4' wide Flower color: Red Foliage color: Green Season of interest: Spring, Summer-fall Bloom time: Spring, fall rebloom Features: Proven winners, low flammability, heat tolerant, container plants Uses: Landscaping, edging, flower gardens, woodland gardens, formal gardens How To GrowSoil: Fertile, well-drained organic soil. Acidic soil is necessary for azaleas, with an ideal pH around 5.5 to 6.2. Light: Filtered to partial sun -- Part sun to dappled shade is ideal, and the hotter your climate, the more shade becomes necessary. Water: Azaleas are shallow rooted, and will need regular watering in times of extreme heat. Adding a 2-3" layer of shredded bark mulch beneath them will help keep the soil moist and cool. Do not use rock mulches around azaleas. Spacing: 3 - 4' Fertilizing: Reblooming azaleas benefit from fertilizing after their spring bloom. You may use a rose fertilizer or a rhododendron/azalea fertilizer. Never fertilize reblooming azaleas after late July. Winterizing: Planting in a protected area from harsh winter winds will help prevent winter damage. Plants should be mulched for winter. Maintenance & Pruning: Plants may be pruned or lightly trimmed after their spring bloom to encourage new growth and a better rebloom.