Jean Marie De Montague Rhododendron

Rhododendron x 'Jean Marie de Montague' (H-3)

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0950
A dense evergreen shrub highly valued as a landscape ornamental. Large trusses of bright red flowers appear on even young plants. Thrives in cooler regions but benefits from protection from winter winds. An eye-catching standout in any garden. Very effective in foundation plantings or as an accent.
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Botanical Pronunciationroh-doh-DEN-dron
LoreRhododendron was named and classified by Linnaeus who named it from the Greek for rose tree.
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 5 to 7 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Design IdeasUse 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
Growth HabitRound
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsPartial sun
Soil NeedsAzalea & Camellia Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Key FeatureShowy 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.

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