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RHODODENDRON 'Lem's Monarch'


Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£22.50 each
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £20.00 each

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2021
Availability yet to be determined - We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock
also Large £35.00 each

Delivery Information Availability yet to be determined

 

  • Evergreen - thick-textured, pointed leaves
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red) - red in bud opening to pink with red edges
  • Height - 2.5m (8ft)
  • Spread - 2.5m (8ft)
  • Tall Shrub - vigorous, spreading shrub producing flowers in conical trusses
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun - shelter from strong winds
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - shallow planting is essential.
  • Pests & Diseases - vine weevils, scale insects, honey fungus, powdery mildew, bud blast.
  • Place of origin - garden origin. USA. 1965. Lem Halfdan, Seattle, Washington
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf margin - Entire - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Oblanceolate - see photos above
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving - - ideally pH 4.5-6.0
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
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Cold weather damage to evergreen plants
Rhododendron - Care Guide
Rhododendron - Propagation
Rhododendron - Video Spotlights
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 1) Collecting Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 2) Storing Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 3) Planting Seeds
2.5m (8ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2.5m (8ft)
 

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