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Rhododendron lacteum
Rhododendron lacteum
Large trusses of glowing yellow flowers sometimes with a distinctive red blotch in April-May. It has dark oblong leaves with thin fawn indumentum on the underside. This is slow growing and hardy, but a plant for collectors that requires ideal locations with very good drainage, acid soil, some shade and cool conditions. Height 120 cm in 10 years. Recommended for one of the finest yellow flowers. Plantsman...
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Rhododendron longesquamatum
Rhododendron longesquamatum
(MACULIFERA H5) Pink to rose bell-shaped flowers, blotched crimson in loose trusses. May - June. Shiny dark green leaves makes a striking foliage plant. Height 100cm in 10 years.
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Rhododendron longipes var. chienianum
Rhododendron longipes var. chienianum
Newly introduced and rare plant with showy and floriferous pale pink to rose and purple flowers, sometimes spotted. Flowering in April-May this is a lovely plant whose lower leaf surface has thin pale brown indumentum, slightly thicker than longipes on this variety. Likely height 100cm in 10 years. Named after Professor S.S. Chien from Nanking, China. Recommended for showy pretty flowers. Plantsman...
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Rhododendron neriiflorum phaedropum KR9308
Rhododendron neriiflorum phaedropum KR9308
Striking bell shaped flowers are usually in shades of red but sometimes tawny orange or straw yellow. Flowering in April-May, this plant has long narrow lanceolate leaves with waxy white lower surface, and an upright habit. Height 120 cm in 10 years. Like most Neriiflora subsection plants, it dislikes any fertilizer and scorches easily. It is really a plant for enthusiasts that can be shy to flower....
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Rhododendron niveum  AGMRhododendron niveum  AGM
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Rhododendron niveum AGM
Wonderful smoky purple mauve flowers in a ball shaped truss flower in April-May. A fine species with interesting foliage, young growth has downy white indumentum on the underside of the leaves maturing into a lovely fawn colour on the mature leaves. A rare plant from Sikkim that needs a little extra TLC and good drainage. Height 100 - 120 cm in 10 years.Looks good planted next to yellow varieties! Recommended...
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Rhododendron ochraceum AGM
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Rhododendron ochraceum AGM
This is a rare plant recently introduced from Sichuan and Yunnan where it grows in thickets, forest, cliffs and on boulders. It has large freely produced rich or dark red bell shaped flowers during April-May. An interesting pale brown indumentum covers the lower leaf surface. We think it is probably one of the best new introductions of recent years. Likely height 60-80cm in 10 years. Recommended...
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Rhododendron ochraceum C&H 7042  AGMRhododendron ochraceum C&H 7042  AGM
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Rhododendron ochraceum C&H 7042 AGM
This is a rare plant recently introduced from Sichuan and Yunnan where it grows in thickets, forest, cliffs and on boulders. It has large freely produced rich or dark red bell shaped flowers during April-May. An interesting pale brown indumentum covers the lower leaf surface. We think it is probably one of the best new introductions of recent years, this one collected by Cox and Hutchinson. Likely...
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Rhododendron orbiculare (Hydon BH1786) AGMRhododendron orbiculare (Hydon BH1786) AGM
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Rhododendron orbiculare (Hydon BH1786) AGM
(FORTUNEA H6) Rose or purplish-pink bell shaped flowers in a loose truss. April-May. Distinct bright green rounded leaves with heart shaped base. Height 80-120cm in 10 years. Best in a fairly sunny spot. Recommended for distinctive foliage. Easy to grow. Ideal position: most sunny garden situations. Habit: compact and dense. Group: Species Rhododendron. Subsection: Fortunea. Introduction date:...
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Rhododendron pachysanthum 'Crosswater'  AGM
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Rhododendron pachysanthum 'Crosswater' AGM
A superb foliage plant with silvery blue covering (tomentum) on the upper leaf surface, and tan wooly indumentum underneath the leaves that is silvery white on the young growth. Distinctive leaves and free flowering pinky white flowers spotted red or green in April and early May form a neat rounded truss. Originally collected from Taiwan, our pachysanthum Crosswater clone is recognised as one of the...
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Rhododendron pachytrichum 'Sesame'Rhododendron pachytrichum 'Sesame'
Rhododendron pachytrichum 'Sesame'
This selection has lovely white bell shaped flowers that are tinged purple in March and April. It has noticable brown shaggy hairs on young branchlets and petioles. pachytrichum Sesame is easy to grow but it's early young growth and flowers may need shelter from cold wind and frosts. Height 120 cm in 10 years. Recommended for distinctive foliage and stunning early flowers. Easy to grow. Ideal...
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Rhododendron parmulatum  KW 5876
Rhododendron parmulatum KW 5876
An interesting plant that varies in flower from white, yellow or red, sometimes bicolour and heavily spotted. Flowering anytime from March to May it has distinctive rugulose (wrickled) leaves. A rare species for the collector, which requires careful growing. Height 40cm in 10 years. It dislikes fertilizer and will scorch easily. You will note that the collector seed number appears in the name of this...
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Rhododendron phaeochrysum phaeochrysum
Rhododendron phaeochrysum phaeochrysum
(TALIENSIA H4) Pinky white flowers in April. Very hardy plant with fawn brown indumentum. Collected at Muge Chu, Kanding, China. Height 120-140cm in 10 years.
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Rhododendron pierceiRhododendron piercei
Rhododendron piercei
Gorgeous bell shaped fleshy crimson flowers with dark nectar pouches in March-April. This plant has shiny rugulose (wrinkled) leaves with a lovely wooly brown indumentum on the underside. With an open, spreading habit it can be slow to flower but is well worth the wait! Like all Neriiflora, avoid using any fertilizers. Height 100cm in 10 years. Recommended for excellent foliage. Plantsman range. Ideal...
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Rhododendron pingianum EGM5310
Rhododendron pingianum EGM5310
(ARGYROPHYLLA H4) Fine pink to pale purple long bell-shaped flowers in May. White compacted indumentum on underside of leaves. Height 150cm in 10 years.
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Rhododendron principis
Rhododendron principis
(TALIENSIA H7) White through pink or rose flowers, spotted or unspotted. March - April. Dark green shiny leaves with thick white to fawn indumentum underneath. Height 140cm in 10 years Recommended for a lovely early flower and great foliage. Ideal position: sheltered woodland with good drainage. Habit: Bushy. Group: Species Rhododendron. Subsection: Taliensia. Introduction date for principis:...
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Rhododendron pseudochrysanthum  AGMRhododendron pseudochrysanthum  AGM
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Rhododendron pseudochrysanthum AGM
Lovely early bell-shaped flowers pink in bud, opening to white flushed pink, with crimson spotting in April-May. This pretty little plant has wonderful thick, silvery green pointed leaves with an interesting persistent fawn indumentum on the midrib on the underside of the leaf. Height 40-50 cm in 10 years. Give only a light dressing of fertiliser to prevent leaf scorch. Recommended for outstanding...
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Rhododendron pseudochrysanthum 'Exbury'  AGMRhododendron pseudochrysanthum 'Exbury'  AGM
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Rhododendron pseudochrysanthum 'Exbury' AGM
A selected low growing form from Exbury Gardens, it has lovely early bell-shaped flowers pink in bud, opening to white flushed pink, with crimson spotting in April-May. This pretty little plant has wonderful thick, silvery green pointed leaves with an interesting persistent fawn indumentum on the midrib on the underside of the leaf. Height 40cm in 10 years. It needs light shade and very little fertiliser. Recommended...
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Rhododendron pubicostatum
Rhododendron pubicostatum
(TALIENSIA H7) Trusses of light pink flowers. April-May. Excellent foliage with sparse brown indumentum on underside. Probably natural hybrid between R. bureavii and R. sikangense. Height 40-60 cm in 10 years.
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Rhododendron qiaojiaense NN0903
(FORTUNEA H5) NEW! Described for the first time in 2009. Similar to R. decorum and R. vernicosum, but grows in different habitat where it was found at 2600m in Qiaoshan, NE Yunnan. This species has rounder leaves, with pale pink-purple flowers in May-June. Height 150-175cm in 10 years.
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Rhododendron recurvoidesRhododendron recurvoides
Rhododendron recurvoides
A stunning and distinctive plant with white flowers flushed rose with light crimson spotting. Flowering in April-May this is an interesting shrub, with dense bristly stems, and thick woolly cinnamon indumentum on the underside of the leaves. Height 40-50 cm in 10 years.This is dense, compact plant that can be slow to flower. Avoid using any fertilizers. The seeds for this plant have only been collected...
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Rhododendron roxieanum var. oreonastes  AGMRhododendron roxieanum var. oreonastes  AGM
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Rhododendron roxieanum var. oreonastes AGM
Attractive white flowers flushed pink with delicate purple spotting in April - May. This is a wonderful choice foliage plant with dark narrow linear leaves that have an interesting buff indumentum on the underside. This is one of the species most prized by Rhododendron collectors, due to its fantastic foliage. However it can be shy to flower in some years and it dislikes fertilizer. Recommended...
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Rhododendron sanguineum Var. didymoides
Rhododendron sanguineum Var. didymoides
(NERIIFLORA H6) White to yellow bell-shaped flowers flushed rose. March-May. A ground hugging shrub, which likes cool conditions, excellent drainage, and dislikes fertilizer. Height 20cm, spread 40cm in 10 years.
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Rhododendron smirnowii
Rhododendron smirnowii
Attractive deep mauve pink flowers in May - June, a very hardy species, from North East Turkey and Georgia. This tough plant has long convex leaves and wonderful woolly white young growth on a dense compact plant. Height 80-100cm in 10 years.It is named after M. Smirnow, a friend of it's discoverer, Baron Ungern-Sternberg. Recommended for exceptional foliage. Easy to grow. Ideal position: most...
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Rhododendron souliei
Rhododendron souliei
Thought to be one of the most attractive species plant when in flower, this plant has lovely white saucer shaped flowers flushed pink in May - June. A very beautiful medium sized shrub with metallic blue-green young growth and attractive rounded leaves. Height 80-100cm in 10 years. It does need excellent drainage, protection for young growth and will perform best in lightly shaded woodland. Recommended...
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Rhododendron strigillosum
Rhododendron strigillosum
Fine deep rich red long bell shaped flowers from February-April. This rare plant has distinctive young growth with bristly branchlets and red pointed growth buds. A stunning plant with long curling leaves that have a bristly midrib and petiole. Height 80cm in 10 years. Recommended for outstanding early flower and interesting foliage. Easy to grow. Ideal position: most garden situations, with some...
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Rhododendron taliense
Rhododendron taliense
(TALIENSIA H7) Creamy pinkish white bell shaped and spotted flowers in April - May. Honey scented foliage. Thick tawny indumentum on the undersides of leaves. Height 80-100 cm in 10 years.
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Rhododendron taliense 'Woolly Dane'
Rhododendron taliense 'Woolly Dane'
(TALIENSIA H7) Creamy pinkish white bell shaped and spotted flowers in April - May. Honey scented foliage. Thick tawny indumentum on underside of leaves. Height 80-100 cm in 10 years. A new selection of R. taliense, 'Woolly Dane' has dense woolly felted indumentum in a cognac colour. This thick soft felt graces the newly sprouting leaves, the undersides and the shoots throughout the year. The...
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Rhododendron thayerianum
Rhododendron thayerianum
(ARGYROPHYLLA H5) White funnel shaped flowers in June and July. An easy slow growing species with unusual stiff crowded foliage. Shaggy rough flaking brown bark. Height 120Cm in 10 years. • Recommended for wonderful foliage.• Easy to grow in mild areas.• Ideal position: sheltered woodland.• Habit: Tree-like.• Group: Species Rhododendron.• Subsection: Argyrophylla.•...
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Rhododendron traillianum
Rhododendron traillianum
Lovely white flowers flushed rose in a small upright truss in April - May. This is a handsome foliage plant with a glossy leaf surface on the top, and fine rust powdery indumentum on underside. Height 80-120cm in 10 years.Named after G.W. Traill (1836-1897), botanist and father-in-law of the great plant collector, George Forrest. Recommended for fantastic foliage. Easy to grow. Ideal position:...
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Rhododendron tsariense Var. trimoense KR8222
Rhododendron tsariense Var. trimoense KR8222
(LANATA H5) A very rare yellow flowered form which has recently been rediscovered at RBG Benmore Gardens. April-May. A fine, slow growing plant with superb foliage and dense rufous indumentum. Height 40-60 cm in 10 years Ideal for small gardens. Plantsman range. Ideal position: sheltered woodland, needs good drainage. Habit: compact. Group: Species Rhododendron. Subsection: Lanata. Introduction...
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Rhododendron wardii LS&T5679Rhododendron wardii LS&T5679
Rhododendron wardii LS&T5679
This plant has lovely saucer shaped clear yellow flowers, with a wine red blotch, appearing in May to June. Wonderful blueish new growth opening to dark green oblong or oblong-oval leaves. This is definitely one of our favourites that we would highly recommend. Height 120cm in 10 years. It needs a choice position with excellent drainage to perform well.Named for Frank Kingdon Ward (1885-1958), noted...
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Rhododendron wasonii
Rhododendron wasonii
Pretty yellow or pinky-white flowers with light spotting in April - May. This plant has ovate-lanceolate leaves with reddish brown indumentum on the lower surface. An attractive compact plant that is easy to grow. Height 40-60 cm in 10 years. Recommended for excellent foliage. Easy to grow. Ideal position: most garden situations but it does need excellent drainage. Habit: compact. Group: Species...
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Rhododendron wiltonii  AGMRhododendron wiltonii  AGM
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Rhododendron wiltonii AGM
Pretty white flowers flushed pink with crimson blotch in a tight truss. Flowering in April-May it is very free flowering with age and quite easy to grow provided it is not given too much fertilizer. Young growth of creamy 'candles' contrast with older deep green foliage and cinnamon indumentum on the underside of the leaves. Height 50cm in 10 years. Named after Sir Colville E. Wilton of the Chinese...
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Rhododendron yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada' AGMRhododendron yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada' AGM
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Rhododendron yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada' AGM
Pink in bud opening to delightful white bell shaped flowers in May that have the appearance of apple blossom. Koichiro Wada has silvery new growth which turns dark glossy green, with dense brown indumentum underneath the leaf. There is a distinctive white covering (tomentum) on the top of the leaves. Height 50-75 cm in 10 years. This is generally accepted to be the best form of yakushimanum, selected...
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Rhododendron yuefengenseRhododendron yuefengense
Rhododendron yuefengense
This is a NEW species recognised by Chinese authorities (Rhodos of China volume 3) Pale pink bell shaped flowers on a dense compact plant, with rounded leaves. Height 30-60cm? in 10 years. • Recommended for compact and lower growing.• Easy to grow in mild areas.• Ideal position: Light shade, sheltered.• Habit: Dense & compact.• Group: Species Rhododendron.• Species...
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