• Evergreen
    glossy, dark green, recurved leaves.
  • Purple
    Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
    Deep violet purple
  • Height
    2.5m (8ft)
  • Spread
    2.5m (8ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Compact, upright shrub.
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

RHODODENDRON 'Marcel Menard'

 
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Syn. 'Monsieur Marcel Ménard'. Shallow planting is essential. A particularly tough hybrid.
    Pests & Diseases
    Vine weevils, scale insects, honey fungus, powdery mildew, bud blast.
    Place of origin
    Garden origin. France. 1924. Croux et Fils, Châtenay-Malabry.
  • Core Plants
    Rhododendron
  • 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
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    (People & Pets)
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
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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deep purple-violet flowers with greenish speckling in the throat

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
£45.00 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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