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 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...
£19.95
Rhododendron Apricot Belle
Rhododendron Apricot Belle
New! Another interesting hybrid raised by the late Ted Millais who has succeeded in breeding this R. cinnabarinum xanthocodon hybrid which is resistant to the dreaded powdery mildew and is hardier than previous clones. The buds are a deep apricot colour, opening to attractive creamy bell shaped flowers in May. Interesting glaucous foliage on a bushy plant about 75-100cm in 10 years.
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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 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 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 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. R. oreotrephes Pentland has a tidy upright habit. Height 75-100cm in 10 years. Recommended for wonderful foliage. Easy to grow. Ideal...
£19.95

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:...
£19.95

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...
£19.95