Dwarf Rhododendrons

Tough alpine Rhododendrons for the front of borders which mainly flower in April.


These are mainly alpine varieties of rhododendron, and range from tiny gems such as Rhododendron keiskei 'Yaku Fairy', to larger growers up to heights of around 80 cm after 10 years. Being alpine plants, they prefer moist, cooler conditions, so hot sunny positions are best avoided. They mainly flower in April, and if space permits, they look great planted in groups of three.

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Dwarf Rhodo Collection ( 4 x 3 litre plants)
Picture for illustrative purposes only, please see description below: This is a lovely collection of 4 dwarf Rhododendrons that compliment each other and are suitable for containers, smaller gardens or for the front of a border. They are all tough and hardy plants that will grow well throughout the UK and Northern Europe. We grow these plants in 3L pots and we normally sell them for £14.95...
Was £55.80 Now £40.00
Dwarf Rhodo Pallet Deal (30 x 3 litre plants)
Picture for guide only. We will select 10 complementary varieties, supplying 3 plants of each. Here is a fantastic PALLET DEAL of 30 choice 3 litre sized Dwarf Rhododendrons that will grow to around 40-60cm in 10 years. We have grown these plants in 3 litre pots here on our nursery and they are about 15-30cm in size, and nice and bushy. They are first grade plants and look great now, and will soon...
Was £418.50 Now £300.00

Dwarf Rhododendron anthopogon hypenanthum Annapurna
Dwarf Rhododendron anthopogon hypenanthum Annapurna
(POGONANTHUM H5) Trusses of yellow flowers in April - May. Interesting small aromatic leaves. Height up to 40cm in 10 years.
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Dwarf Rhododendron Arctic Tern  AGMDwarf Rhododendron Arctic Tern  AGM
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Dwarf Rhododendron Arctic Tern AGM
Very attractive crowded trusses of pure white Ledum type flowers with a slightly green throat. Leaves are light green and thin and narrow. A most unusual late flowering compact dwarf for May-June. Height 50-60cm in 10 years.Dwarf Rhododendrons don't mind the sun but they hate too much heat, so do avoid reflected heat from South facing walls and patios, particularly if planting in containers. This variety...
£14.95

Dwarf Rhododendron Azurika
Dwarf Rhododendron Azurika
(H5) A profusion of bright azure-blue flowers in small trusses, flowering in April. Tiny dark green leaves on a neat compact growing and very hardy plant, raised in Northern Germany. Height 50-75cm in 10 years. • Recommended for: small gardens and containers.• Easy to grow.• Ideal position: Sun or Semi-shade.• Habit: Compact.• Group: Dwarf Rhododendron hybrid.•...
£14.95
Dwarf Rhododendron Blue Silver
Dwarf Rhododendron Blue Silver
A wonderful dwarf plant with very early purple blue flowers in March. We love its attractive silvery blue foliage. Height 60-90cm in 10 years. Dwarf Rhododendrons don't mind the sun but they hate too much heat, so do avoid reflected heat from South facing walls and patios, particularly if planting in containers. This variety is extremely tough and likes shade. Recommended for containers, small...
£13.95

Dwarf Rhododendron calostrotum keleticum (Rock 58)  AGMDwarf Rhododendron calostrotum keleticum (Rock 58)  AGM
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Dwarf Rhododendron calostrotum keleticum (Rock 58) AGM
This is a real dwarf gem with lovely flatish crimson purple flowers held above the foliage in May/June. It has deep green shiny leaves forming a low mounded shrub and we believe that Rock 58 (R58) is the finest form of this subspecies. Height up to 30cm in 10 years. Dwarf Rhododendrons don't mind the sun but they hate too much heat, so do avoid reflected heat from South facing walls and patios, particularly...
£14.95
Dwarf Rhododendron calostrotum riparioidesDwarf Rhododendron calostrotum riparioides
Dwarf Rhododendron calostrotum riparioides
(SALUENENSIA H4) A semi-dwarf shrub with rosy purple flowers in June, often repeating in autumn. Grey green leaves. Up to 40cms in 10 years.
£17.95

Dwarf Rhododendron campylogynum Myrtilloides AGM
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Dwarf Rhododendron campylogynum Myrtilloides AGM
Delightful thimble shaped plum purple nodding flowers on long pedicels in May-June. This is a very dwarf form that is one of our favourites featuring in many of our Chelsea exhibits over the years. Height and spread 30cm in 10 years. This plant was collected by Frank Kingdon Ward from China in about 1920. It is one of the most charming dwarf rhododendrons. Dwarf Rhododendrons don't mind the sun but...
£14.95
Dwarf Rhododendron cephalanthum Crebreflorum
Dwarf Rhododendron cephalanthum Crebreflorum
(POGONANTHUM H5) Deep pink daphne-like flowers on a tight plant in April-May. A real tiny gem for the rock garden from Tibet & Yunnan. Height and spread under 15cm in 10 years. Requires cool conditions.
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Dwarf Rhododendron Crane  AGMDwarf Rhododendron Crane  AGM
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Dwarf Rhododendron Crane AGM
With lovely pure creamy white flowers this pretty plant flowers in April. It is tough and very floriferous - a very popular plant that forms a neat dwarf mound. Height 40-60cm in 10 years. Dwarf Rhododendrons don't mind the sun but they hate too much heat, so do avoid reflected heat from South facing walls and patios, particularly if planting in containers. This is a tough plant and we think one of...
£13.95
Dwarf Rhododendron Elisabeth Hobbie  AGMDwarf Rhododendron Elisabeth Hobbie  AGM
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Dwarf Rhododendron Elisabeth Hobbie AGM
Scarlet-red flowers with faint dark red spots in loose trusses. Flowering in April this plant is dense and compact and has wonderful rounded foliage. Height 60-80cm in 10 years. Dwarf Rhododendrons don't mind the sun but they hate too much heat, so do avoid reflected heat from South facing walls and patios, particularly if planting in containers. This is a tough plant but it dislikes too much sun. Recommended...
£13.95

Dwarf Rhododendron fastigiatum  'Blue Steel'  AGMDwarf Rhododendron fastigiatum  'Blue Steel'  AGM
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Dwarf Rhododendron fastigiatum 'Blue Steel' AGM
Striking deep lavender blue flowers which smother the plant in April. R.fastigiatum Blue Steel is a tough plant with wonderful silvery blue young growth all summer. The foliage is particularly attractive, having pale green scales on the upper surface. Height and spread 30cm in 10 years. Dwarf Rhododendrons don't mind the sun but they hate too much heat, so do avoid reflected heat from South facing...
£13.95
Dwarf Rhododendron ferrugineumDwarf Rhododendron ferrugineum
Dwarf Rhododendron ferrugineum
Known as the pink 'Alpenrose' from Central Europe. This plant has lovely deep crimson-pink flowers in June. Useful for it's late flowering and hardiness. It will not tolerate high temperatures and needs good drainage. Height 40cm in 10 years. Dwarf Rhododendrons don't mind the sun but they hate too much heat, so do avoid reflected heat from South facing walls and patios, particularly if planting in...
£17.95

Dwarf Rhododendron Flaming Gold
Dwarf Rhododendron Flaming Gold
(H4-5) Large trumpet shaped bright red flowers in April-May. Striking golden edged variegated leaves help to set off the red flowers. A selected stable sport of the well known Rhododendron Elizabeth, but with variegated leaves. Height 75-100cm in 10 years. • Recommended for: small gardens.• Easy to grow.• Ideal position: Dappled shade.• Habit: Bushy.• Group: Dwarf Rhododendron...
£13.95
Dwarf Rhododendron Ginny Gee  AGMDwarf Rhododendron Ginny Gee  AGM
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Dwarf Rhododendron Ginny Gee AGM
One of the best dwarf hybrids ever. Beautiful right pink buds open to blush pink changing to white, that completely hides the foliage. Wonderful floriferous flowering in April on a very dense and very compact plant. Height 40-60cm in 10 years. Dwarf Rhododendrons don't mind the sun but they hate too much heat, so do avoid reflected heat from South facing walls and patios, particularly if planting in...
£13.95

Dwarf Rhododendron Golden Princess
Dwarf Rhododendron Golden Princess
The most golden yellow flowers of any dwarf rhododendron. Floriferous deep yellow flowers cover the whole plant in April. With a compact habit it has excellent dwarf foliage that turns bronze in winter. Height 40-60cm in 10 years. Dwarf Rhododendrons don't mind the sun but they hate too much heat, so do avoid reflected heat from South facing walls and patios, particularly if planting in containers....
£14.95
Dwarf Rhododendron Gristede  AGM
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Dwarf Rhododendron Gristede AGM
Stunning clusters of violet blue funnel-shaped flowers in April. This lovely plant has good shiny green winter's particularly hardy and easy to grow. Height 60-80cm in 10 years. Dwarf Rhododendrons don't mind the sun but they hate too much heat, so do avoid reflected heat from South facing walls and patios, particularly if planting in containers. We love this plant and think it is one the best blue...
£13.95

Dwarf Rhododendron groenlandicum
Dwarf Rhododendron groenlandicum
(LEDUM H7) Distinctive many flowered inflorescence of small white flowers at the ends of woolly shoots. April-June. A very hardy alpine ledum type plant from Greenland. Height 30-50cm in 10 years. • Recommended for: small gardens and later flowers.• Easy to grow.• Ideal position: Some sun.• Habit: Upright shrub.• Group: Dwarf Rhododendron species.• Tolerant of more sun.•...
£14.95
Dwarf Rhododendron hippophaeoides YU 13845
Dwarf Rhododendron hippophaeoides YU 13845
Striking frost-hardy and showy pale lavender blue flowers appear above green narrow foliage in April-May. This is selected for its neat upright habit. In the wild, R. hippophaeoides is often found in boggy ground. Height 40-50cm in 10 years. Collected by Chinese botanist Te-tsun Yu from Yunnan in 1938-1939. Dwarf Rhododendrons don't mind the sun but they hate too much heat, so do avoid reflected heat...
£14.95

Dwarf Rhododendron hirsutum
Dwarf Rhododendron hirsutum
Pretty flowers that range from pale pink to crimson in June/July. It is a wonderful compact, spreading shrub with interesting hairy margins to its leaves. Height 40cm in 10 years. Dwarf Rhododendrons don't mind the sun but they hate too much heat, so do avoid reflected heat from South facing walls and patios. One of only a few Rhododendron species which will tolerate growing in higher pH and neutral...
£14.95
Dwarf Rhododendron MariceeDwarf Rhododendron Maricee
Dwarf Rhododendron Maricee
(H5) Cream buds open to white long-lasting daphne-like flowers. April. Tiny, narrow leaves on a dense, compact plant. An easy and satisfactory plant to grow. Height 30-40cm in 10 years.
£14.95

Dwarf Rhododendron Patty Bee  AGMDwarf Rhododendron Patty Bee  AGM
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Dwarf Rhododendron Patty Bee AGM
Large lemon yellow trumpet-shaped flowers in lax trusses of 6. Probably the best dwarf yellow available flowering in April. A compact plant with bronzy-plum winter foliage. Height 25-50cm in 10 years. Raised by that true Rhododendron enthusiast Warren Berg on the Olympic peninsula in Washington State, USA. Warren was a retired airline pilot and keen bee keeper who trekked in China with Ted and Romy...
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Dwarf Rhododendron Peter Bee
Dwarf Rhododendron Peter Bee
(H6) Lovely funnel shaped pale yellow flowers, green in bud. Fine pale green narrow leaves. Flowering in April. A choice compact growing plant, raised by Warren Berg in America, and named by Peter Cox, Scotland. Height 25-5°Cm in 10 years.
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Dwarf Rhododendron Pink Drift
Dwarf Rhododendron Pink Drift
Pretty magenta pink funnel shaped flowers in early May. This is a tough, very dense, compact plant with small cinnamon bronze leaves. Height 40-60cm in 10 years. Dwarf Rhododendrons don't mind the sun but they hate too much heat, so do avoid reflected heat from South facing walls and patios, particularly if planting in containers. This variety is good in full sun and very free flowering. Recommended...
£13.95
Dwarf Rhododendron PintailDwarf Rhododendron Pintail
Dwarf Rhododendron Pintail
A highly recommended new introduction. Masses of really bright pink flowers in multiple trusses on a neat plant with upright habit. Flowering in April, this plant is outstanding and slightly scented. Height 40-60cm in 10 years. Dwarf Rhododendrons don't mind the sun but they hate too much heat, so do avoid reflected heat from South facing walls and patios, particularly if planting in containers. One...
£14.95

Dwarf Rhododendron Ramapo  AGMDwarf Rhododendron Ramapo  AGM
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Dwarf Rhododendron Ramapo AGM
An exceptionally hardy American hybrid that we have nick-named Rambo on the nursery! It has good violet blue flowers in April, and attractive blue-green leaves all growing season. It is so tough it will take full sun. Height 40-60cm in 10 years. Unusually for a dwarf variety this plant is heat tolerant. It is a tough plant that we are rather fond of. Recommended for containers, small gardens...
£13.95
Dwarf Rhododendron Razorbill  AGMDwarf Rhododendron Razorbill  AGM
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Dwarf Rhododendron Razorbill AGM
Unusual pretty light rose-pink tubular upward-pointing flowers on a dome-shaped bush flowering in May. This is a very striking and free-flowering plant that is vigorous. It is relatively drought tolerant, so although it prefers moisture, it will tolerate being planted on drier soils or near to trees. Height 60-80cm in 10 years. Dwarf Rhododendrons don't mind the sun but they hate too much heat, so...
£13.95

Dwarf Rhododendron Robert Seleger
Dwarf Rhododendron Robert Seleger
Lovely rose-purple flowers with darker edges in May. An interesting colour and flowering later than many other dwarf Rhododendrons, it has excellent foliage with pointed narrow leaves on a dense compact plant. Height 40-60cm in 10 years. Dwarf Rhododendrons don't mind the sun but they hate too much heat, so do avoid reflected heat from South facing walls and patios, particularly if planting in containers....
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Dwarf Rhododendron russatum (Blue Black form)  AGMDwarf Rhododendron russatum (Blue Black form)  AGM
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Dwarf Rhododendron russatum (Blue Black form) AGM
Striking deep violet flowers in April-May. This particular clone has been specially selected for its really deep coloured flowers and always gets lots of attention. An excellent garden shrub with small glossy scaly leaves and a compact mounding habit. Height 40-60cm in 10 years. Dwarf Rhododendrons don't mind the sun but they hate too much heat, so do avoid reflected heat from South facing walls and...
£14.95

Dwarf Rhododendron Sacko
Dwarf Rhododendron Sacko
Excellent deep electric blue-purple flowers, freely produced in rounded trusses in April. This plant is a tough, neat and compact grower with good clean glossy foliage. Height 30-50cm in 10 years. Dwarf Rhododendrons don't mind the sun but they hate too much heat, so do avoid reflected heat from South facing walls and patios, particularly if planting in containers. This is a tough and easy plant and...
£14.95
Dwarf Rhododendron Sarled  AGM
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Dwarf Rhododendron Sarled AGM
(H6) Light pink buds open to creamy-white long-lasting daphne-like flowers in May. Tiny, narrow leaves on a dense, compact plant. An easy and pleasing plant to grow, but avoid full sun. Height 30-50cm in 10 years.
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Dwarf Rhododendron Scarlet Wonder  AGMDwarf Rhododendron Scarlet Wonder  AGM
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Dwarf Rhododendron Scarlet Wonder AGM
Stunning bright, cardinal red wavy-edged flowers appear in loose trusses in April. This is a free-flowering plant with attractive and distinctive glossy ribbed foliage. A neat growing plant which grows wider than high. Height 40-60cm in 10 years. Dwarf Rhododendrons don't mind the sun but they hate too much heat, so do avoid reflected heat from South facing walls and patios, particularly if planting...
£14.95
Dwarf Rhododendron SnipeDwarf Rhododendron Snipe
Dwarf Rhododendron Snipe
Pretty pale pink flowers shaded pale violet and purple, with magenta spotting, paling towards white after a couple of weeks, flowering in April. This is a very free-flowering plant with pale green leaves on a dense compact grower. Height 40-60cm in 10 years. Dwarf Rhododendrons don't mind the sun but they hate too much heat, so do avoid reflected heat from South facing walls and patios, particularly...
£16.95

Dwarf Rhododendron Songbird
Dwarf Rhododendron Songbird
Beautiful clusters of up to 20 intense deep violet blue flowers in April-May, which are particularly striking. This dense compact plant also features good looking deep-green glossy leaves. Free-flowering, and often produces some flowers to welcome in the autumn. Height 30-50cm in 10 years. Dwarf Rhododendrons don't mind the sun but they hate too much heat, so do avoid reflected heat from South facing...
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Dwarf Rhododendron Strawberry Cream
Dwarf Rhododendron Strawberry Cream
(H4) Funnel shaped yellowish pink flowers with slightly wavey-edged lobes, Flowers April-May. Upright dwarf shrub. Height 100-125cm in 10 years. Requires moist acid soil.
£14.95

Dwarf Rhododendron Swift AGM
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Dwarf Rhododendron Swift AGM
A charming dwarf rhododendron with greenish yellow flowers, spotted red in the throat and striped red on the reverse in trusses of 3. It is very free flowering in early May. We love its lovely healthy foliage and habit. Height 40-60cm in 10 years. Dwarf Rhododendrons don't mind the sun but they hate too much heat, so do avoid reflected heat from South facing walls and patios, particularly if planting...
£14.95
Dwarf Rhododendron Tinkerbird
Dwarf Rhododendron Tinkerbird
Stunning pure white flowers flushed pink in bud in a loose truss of 3-4 in April. This is one of the first semi dwarf scented Rhododendrons hardy enough for many areas in the UK. Please note it is only hardy to -10ºC. Surprisingly bud hardy too, but we recommend a sheltered position. Height 75-100cm in 10 years. Dwarf Rhododendrons don't mind the sun but they hate too much heat, so do avoid...
£16.95

Dwarf Rhododendron Wee Bee AGMDwarf Rhododendron Wee Bee AGM
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Dwarf Rhododendron Wee Bee AGM
Red buds open to pretty rose pink tubular flowers, deeper pink on the outside, with red spotting in April. This is a superb low mounded plant with good foliage and a neat habit. In our opinion this is easily one of the best deep pink dwarf Rhododendrons. Height 30-50cm in 10 years. Raised by Warren Berg in Washington State USA, who was also a keen bee keeper! (See also Ginny Gee and Patty Bee). ...
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Dwarf Rhododendron Wigeon
Dwarf Rhododendron Wigeon
Lovely saucer-shaped deep lavender pink flowers with deeper spotting in the centre flowering in April and May. This is a floriferous plant with a compact habit and attractive grey-green leaves all season. Height 60-80cm in 10 years. Dwarf Rhododendrons don't mind the sun but they hate too much heat, so do avoid reflected heat from South facing walls and patios, particularly if planting in containers....
£13.95

Rhododendron anthopogon 'Betty Graham'
Rhododendron anthopogon 'Betty Graham'
(POGONANTHUM (H6) Deep pink Daphne-like flowers in April - May. Aromatic, oval, elliptic leaves. A choice selected clone with Award of Merit 1969. Height up to 40cm in 10 years. Requires moist acid soil.
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Rhododendron charitopes Ssp. tsangpoense
Rhododendron charitopes Ssp. tsangpoense
(H5) Bright pinky-purple bell shaped flowers, usually with darker spots, flowering May-June. Large yellow and brown scales on undersides of leaves. Smooth brown flakey bark. Height 25-50cm in 10 years. Dwarf Rhododendrons don't mind the sun but they hate too much heat, so do avoid reflected heat from South facing walls and patios. This plant needs plenty of light to avoid the plant getting leggy with...
£14.95