Jean Marie De Montague Rhododendron
Rhododendron x 'Jean Marie de Montague' (H-3)
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Lore||Rhododendron was named and classified by Linnaeus who named it from the Greek for rose tree.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 5 to 7 ft. tall and wide.|
|Design Ideas||Use this shrub as an accent for a single-color focal point. Also great for adding spice to lackluster plantings. Dense growth is ideal for cover-ups, privacy screens, along fences and to cloak footings of bare walls. Perfect for background just about anywhere in the garden.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Azalea & Camellia Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Key Feature||Showy spring flowers|
Provide organically rich, well-drained, acidic soil. Apply a thick layer of mulch to keep roots cool, avoiding the crown. Avoid harsh afternoon sun exposures and shelter from drying winter winds. Water deeply, regularly in the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6 - 9