Small Leaved Rhododendrons

Small Leaved Rhododendrons such as cinnabarina and triflora will grow 75 - 150 cm in 10 years often with an upright habit. Their softer foliage and stunning bell shaped flowers mix well with larger rhododendrons. We have selected a range to avoid powdery mildew, but they do benefit from being planted where air circulates freely.

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Rhododendron Airy Fairy
Rhododendron Airy Fairy
(H5) A beautiful early flowering plant with pink flowers and reddish spotting on the upper lobe. Late March-early April. Glossy olive green leaves, almost deciduous in winter on a plant of upright habit. Height 100-120cm in 10 years. Best in moist acid soils. The flowers are widely funnel-shaped, with wavy lobes, about 4 cm across, in clusters of 3 or more. A really bright and welcome colour at this...
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Rhododendron ambiguum 'Jane Banks'
Rhododendron ambiguum 'Jane Banks'
Clear primrose yellow flowers with greenish spots on the upper lobes in April - May. It is a tough, close growing shrub with a bushy upright habit and attractive small glossy leaves with glaucous scaly underside. A delightful plant that can be pruned hard after flowering. Height 100-120cm in 10 years. R. ambiguum Jane Banks is a good clone raised at Hergest Croft Gardens in Herefordshire, which was...
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Rhododendron augustinii 'Bowood Blue'
Rhododendron augustinii 'Bowood Blue'
NEW SELECTION! A most beautiful shrub, with large almost blue flowers. April - May. Upright bushy habit. Some protection required for first two winters. Height 150-175cm in 10 years. This is one of Lord Lansdowne's favourite augustinii clones from his spectacular Rhododendron collection at Bowood House. We are privileged to be the first nursery to offer this selection. It is a superb blue...
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Rhododendron Barnaby Sunset
Rhododendron Barnaby Sunset
Pretty pale yellow flowers in April. This plant has an upright habit with small oval deep green glossy foliage. Height 100-125cm in 10 years. Recommended for small gardens and mixed borders. Easy to grow. Ideal position: most garden situations, needs good drainage. Habit: upright. Group: Rhododendron hybrid. Parentage: unknown. Hybridization date: unknown (pre 1994). Bred by:...
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Rhododendron BiskraRhododendron Biskra
Rhododendron Biskra
Bell shaped vermilion and biscuit coloured flowers in May which hang down and look stunning. This plant has an upright slender habit and is one of the hardier cinnabarium hybrids. Height 100-120cm in 10 years. Recommended for stunning flower. Plantsman range. Ideal position: needs an open situation. Habit: upright. Group: Rhododendron hybrid. Parentage: cinnabarinum Roylei Group (s) X ambiguum. Hybridization...
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Rhododendron Blue PoolRhododendron Blue Pool
Rhododendron Blue Pool
Wonderful funnel-shaped light lavender blue flowers in April - May. This plant has attractive lettuce green leaves in the summer. A slow-growing, dense and compact mounded bush. Height 80-100cm in 10 years, but getting larger in time. Recommended for front of borders, small gardens and raised beds. Easy to grow. Ideal position: most garden situations but avoid too much heat. Habit: dense and...
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Rhododendron Cilpinense  AGMRhododendron Cilpinense  AGM
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Rhododendron Cilpinense AGM
Comparatively large (45 to 50mm) pale pink bell type flowers that open to white with darker anthers. This is a very pretty plant with lovely small glossy green leaves. One of our favourites that is free flowering in February-March, when all the foliage is smothered by flower. Height 50-75cm in 10 years. Recommended for small gardens and mixed borders. One of the earlier flowers. Easy to grow. Ideal...
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Rhododendron cinnabarinum xanthocodon
Rhododendron cinnabarinum xanthocodon
Pretty pale or creamy yellow campanulate flowers in May and June. This plant is easily grown and has wonderful small leaves with grey green foliage. It will perform best in open light shade and it does need good drainage. Height 120cm in 10 years. Recommended for great foliage and pretty flowers. Easy to grow. Ideal position: most garden situations as long as it has good drainage and an open site. Habit:...
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Rhododendron Cliff GarlandRhododendron Cliff Garland
Rhododendron Cliff Garland
An excellent early flowering American hybrid with clear shell pink flowers in February - March. This plant has lovely oval deep green leaves, tinged bronze-red on the young foliage. Height 60-80cm in 10 years. We love this plant and recommend it as a modern replacement for Rhododendron Tessa. Better flowers, clearer pink, bushier habit and much tougher! Recommended for small gardens and mixed borders....
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Rhododendron ContinaRhododendron Contina
Rhododendron Contina
Brilliant intense deep purple flowers with darker plum speckling and white stamen. Free flowering in April - May this is a very striking plant which would complement nearby yellow flowers. Nice clean foliage. Height 100-120cm in 10 years. Recommended for small gardens and mixed borders. Easy to grow. Ideal position: most garden situations. Habit: Upright. Group: Rhododendron hybrid. Parentage:...
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Rhododendron Crosswater BelleRhododendron Crosswater Belle
Rhododendron Crosswater Belle
Creamy yellow and blush pink flowers in May on this lovely cinnabarinum hybrid raised by the late Ted Millais at Crosswater Farm. Ted bred this plant for its resistance to powdery mildew and it is certainly a popular choice with its delicate bell type flowers and attractive glossy green foliage. Height 100-120cm in 10 years. Recommended for pretty flowers; always attracts attention. Easy to grow. Ideal...
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Rhododendron Dora Amateis  AGM
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Rhododendron Dora Amateis AGM
Very pale pink buds open to beautiful pure white flowers with pink markings. This is a very free flowering plant in April. It is a compact grower with small palish green leaves that turn bronze if grown in sun, growing wider than tall. Height 60-80cm in 10 years. This tough plant is very adaptable, performing well in both shade and sun, but the flowers will last longer if slightly shaded. Recommended...
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Rhododendron Hammondii
Rhododendron Hammondii
Lovely dainty rosy pink tubular funnel shaped flowers (25mm) with white filaments, in a compact truss. This is a very useful late flowering variety in June which has attractive dark green narrow small leaves. It forms a super neat tidy shrub. Height 80-100cm in 10 years. Also known as 'Tenellum'. Recommended for small gardens and mixed borders. Useful to extend the flowering season. Easy...
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Rhododendron Ilam VioletRhododendron Ilam Violet
Rhododendron Ilam Violet
Wonderful deep violet blue flowers in compact clusters flowering in April-May. These flowers really glow on the plant! The lovely reddish young aromatic leaves turn lettuce green in summer, then bronze in winter. The plant is best in light shade. Height 80-100cm in 10 years. Recommended for small gardens and mixed borders with great foliage Easy to grow Ideal position: most garden situations but...
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Rhododendron minus Carolinianum 'Epoch'Rhododendron minus Carolinianum 'Epoch'
Rhododendron minus Carolinianum 'Epoch'
A specially bred selection with large pure white beautifully scented flowers in May. Raised from colchicine treated seed of minus Carolinianum Group by A.E. Kehr from North Carolina. This induced a tetraploid version which features much larger flowers than the normal species. Introduced in 1968, these pure white flowers really do look stunning. R. minus Carolinianum Epoch is a compact, upright shrub...
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Rhododendron Olive
Rhododendron Olive
(H5) Delightful early mallow purple pink flowers with darker spots at the base of the dorsal lobe to welcome in the Spring. Flowers February - March. Can be cut in bud to flower in in the house. Twiggy, mounded habit. Height 100-120cm in 10 years. Recommended for early spring flowers. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Sun or shade. Habit: Shrub. Group: Small leaved Rhododendron. Parentage:...
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Rhododendron oreotrephes 'Pentland'   AGMRhododendron oreotrephes 'Pentland'   AGM
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Rhododendron oreotrephes 'Pentland' AGM
Wonderful clone with deep mauve flowers with a paler centre in April-May. A very desirable species with beautiful sea-green foliage which is highly recommended. This selection was obtained from the Royal Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh by Peter Cox and introduced in 1990. oreotrephes Pentland has a tidy upright habit. Height 80-100cm in 10 years. Recommended for wonderful foliage. Easy to grow. Ideal...
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Rhododendron Penheale Blue  AGM
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Rhododendron Penheale Blue AGM
Stunning bright violet blue flowers, flushed red, that appear in profusion in April. Pale green young growth turns to glossy dark leaves which are reddish-bronze in winter. Tall growing habit, height 100-125cm in 10 years. Recommended for great foliage and flowers. Easy to grow. Ideal position: most garden situations. Habit: Upright. Group: Rhododendron hybrid. Parentage: concinnum Pseudoyanthinum...
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Rhododendron Pink GinRhododendron Pink Gin
Rhododendron Pink Gin
Very attractive and unusual apricot-pink tubular bell shaped flowers, freely produced in May. Wonderful blue-green foliage. This was raised at Crosswater Farm by the late Ted Millais to suit colder gardens. Definitely one of our favourites! Height 100-120cm in 10 years. Recommended for delicate flowers and great foliage. Easy to grow. Ideal position: most garden situations. Habit: Upright. Group:...
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Rhododendron Praecox  AGMRhododendron Praecox  AGM
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Rhododendron Praecox AGM
Early rosy lilac flowers liven up the garden during February - March. A lovely historic plant with dark green shiny leaves and an upright habit. Height 80-100cm in 10 years.Flower buds open well if cut and brought inside for indoor decoration.A tough plant with flowers which can tolerate a few degrees of frost, so it's well worth a place within the garden, but find some shelter for best flowering....
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Rhododendron racemosum 'Rock Rose'  AGMRhododendron racemosum 'Rock Rose'  AGM
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Rhododendron racemosum 'Rock Rose' AGM
An excellent selection with lovely medium pink flowers opening along the branches in April. It has a dense upright habit and tolerates drier conditions. Height 60-80cm in 10 years. This plant was selected by J B Stevenson of the famous Tower Court gardens, from seed collected by Rock (R11265). It was introduced by Hydon Nurseries in 1970. Recommended for pretty flowers. Easy to grow. Ideal position:...
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Rhododendron rigidum albumRhododendron rigidum album
Rhododendron rigidum album
Excellent white flowering form with red spotting that always attracts attention when in flower during April and May. Nicely scented with outstanding glaucous blue foliage. Height 120cm in 10 years. Recommended for fabulous white scented flower and great foliage. Easy to grow. Ideal position: sheltered, dappled shade. Habit: upright. Group: Small Leaved Rhododendron. Subsection: Triflora. Introduction...
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Rhododendron rubiginosum Ted Millais AGMRhododendron rubiginosum Ted Millais AGM
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Rhododendron rubiginosum Ted Millais AGM
This selection, collected by the late Ted Millais, has attractive deep pink flowers in April to May. This is an easy vigorous strong-growing shrub that can grow very large. It has interesting small bronze green foliage and is good for windbreaks and will tolerate neutral soil. Height 140-160cm in 10 years. Ted collected this on one of his early trips to the Himalyas during the 1980's. He gave a seedling...
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Rhododendron Salmon Trout
Rhododendron Salmon Trout
Super long tubular bell shaped salmon pink flowers appearing in May-June. With beautiful sea green foliage in summer this plant has an upright habit. Best in sheltered, but breezy position. Height 100-120cm in 10 years. Sometimes known as Rhododendron Lady Chamberlain 'Salmon Trout'. Recommended for striking flower. Easy to grow. Ideal position: most garden situations but need some shelter. Habit:...
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Rhododendron trichanthum 'Honey Wood'
Rhododendron trichanthum 'Honey Wood'
This excellent selection has striking deep purple flowers with green mottling, paler in the throat, and reddish purple on the outside. Flowering in June this is a bushy plant with interesting small hairy leaves and stems. This selection was grown by J.B. Stevenson and introduced by A.E. Hardy in 1969. Height 140-160cm in 10 years. Recommended for lovely late flower to extend the season. Easy to...
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Rhododendron viridescens 'Doshong La'
Rhododendron viridescens 'Doshong La'
An excellent selected clone with pale yellow flowers flushed rose, with olive green flecking in June. R. viridescens Doshong La has glaucous blue new leaves on a compact and interesting plant. Height 60-80cm in 10 years.This is a rare plant that will be of particular interest to collectors. The seed was collected by Frank Kingdon Ward, KW 5289. This clone was selected and named by Peter Cox, in 1972....
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