Tall Hybrid Rhododendrons

Our best selling Rhododendrons, ideal for hedges and large displays, growing to 125-200cm in 10 years

Our best selling range of rhododendrons with large flowers, blooming from January to July. These Hardy Hybrid Rhododendrons are ideal for hedging, screening or planting within borders. Typical height after 10 years will be between 140 - 200 cm.

Please note that some of these plants are broader than they are in height, and that the specimen sizes (eg 90-100cm) are measured by the larger of the height or width.

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Rhododendron Alfred
Rhododendron Alfred
(H6) Frilly edged lilac flowers with greenish yellow spots in the centre. Late May and early June flowering. An historic and very hardy vigorous plant bred by Seidel, East Germany in 1891. Height 150-175cm in 10 years. Recommended for: Tough and reliable variety. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Most garden situations. Habit: Dense. Group: Hybrid. Parentage: 'Everestianum' (s) X 'Everestianum'. Hybridization...
£26.95
Rhododendron Anah Kruschke
Rhododendron Anah Kruschke
(H5) Stunning pink-purple flowers with a dark purple speckled throat in May. Vigorous growth on an upright plant. Height 175-200cm in 10 years. • Recommended for: Tough variety. Hedging and Screening.• Ideal position: Dappled shade in most garden situations.• Habit: Bushy.• Group: Hardy Hybrid.• Parentage: ponticum seedling• Hybridisation date: pre 1950 (1948)• Bred...
£295.00

Rhododendron AzurroRhododendron Azurro
Rhododendron Azurro
Distinctive frilly edged purple flowers with a darker blotch. This stunner flowers in late May to early June. It is a very tough plant with a great compact habit. We are very keen on this plant because it has proven to be particuarly reliable, just like it's parent Purple Splendour. Height 150cm in 10 years. Recommended for: Tough and reliable variety. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Most garden...
£59.95
Rhododendron BelamiRhododendron Belami
Rhododendron Belami
Stunning white flowers with prominent red speckled blotch on the upper lobe. A dense ball type truss of 12 flowers, each being funnel shaped measuring 50-60 x 80-96mm - a real gem. Starting in mid May, the flowers open pale pink with a darker blotch, but quickly change to white with the striking red blotch. This is a tough award winning plant with dark green foliage from Hachmann in Northern Germany....
£26.95

Rhododendron Betty WormaldRhododendron Betty Wormald
Rhododendron Betty Wormald
Lovely rose pink flowers, paling towards the centre. This plant flowers in late May and has good dark glossy foliage. It is an attractive old Hybrid originating from The Netherlands. Height 180cm in 10 years. Recommended for: Lovely flower and good foliage. Hedging/screening Easy to grow. Ideal position: Most garden situations, dappled shade. Habit: Dense. Group: Hardy Hybrid. Parentage: 'George...
£395.00
Rhododendron Black MagicRhododendron Black Magic
Rhododendron Black Magic
This is an amazing free flowering plant with the darkest red flowers and deep green upright foliage. In our opinion it is one of the best deep red Rhododendrons and one of our favourites. Height 140-160cm in 10 years. It will take a fair amount of sun, but the flowers won't last so long. Dappled shade is best, but not recommended for deep shade. Recommended for: gorgeous red flowers. Easy to...
£31.95

Rhododendron Blue HawaiiRhododendron Blue Hawaii
Rhododendron Blue Hawaii
Frilly edged and large good violet blue flowers fading to pale lavender in the throat, with a greenish blotch and bronze spotting. This plant is very floriferous in May and has a broad habit. Height 150cm in 10 years. Recommended for: Lovely flower. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Most garden situations. Habit: Open. Group: Hybrid Rhododendron. Parentage: 'Blue Ensign'(s) X 'Purple Splendour'. Hybridization...
£31.95
Rhododendron BusukiRhododendron Busuki
Rhododendron Busuki
(H7) Deep red flowers with prominent white stamens in the centre, in a neat dome shaped truss. Flowers late May to early June. Grows into a dense compact growing plant suitable for sun or shadey positions. An award winning very hardy plant from Hans Hachmann in Northern Germany. Height 125-150cm in 10 years. • Recommended for: Tough variety.• Easy to grow.• Ideal position: Dappled...
£28.95

Rhododendron CarusoRhododendron Caruso
Rhododendron Caruso
(H5) Large vibrant pink full trusses made of 12 flowers, approximatley 15cm across. Richer pink towards the edges and on the back of each flower, they also contain darker red markings which turn orange in the throat. Flowering in early May. This plant has lovely dark glossy green foliage on a compact habit. Height 125-150cm in 10 years.
£35.95
Rhododendron Catawbiense Boursault
Rhododendron Catawbiense Boursault
(H7) Long lasting lilac purple flowers with few markings. Late May flowering in a dense truss. A vigorous, very tough old variety, dating from before 1850. Height 175-200cm in 10 years. Plant with plenty of good ericaceous compost to aid establishment. Recommended for: Hedging/screening. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Most garden situations. Habit: Dense. Group: Hardy Hybrid. Tolerant of some...
£295.00

Rhododendron Catawbiense Grandiflorum
Rhododendron Catawbiense Grandiflorum
(H7) Long lasting lilac purple flowers with yellowish red markings. Late May flowering. A vigorous, very tough variety, dating from before 1850, and hardy to -30C. Height 180+cm in 10 years. Recommended for: Hedging/screening. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Most garden situations. Habit: Dense. Group: Hardy Hybrid. Ideal soil: pH 4.5 to 6, and up to pH 7.5. RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.
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Rhododendron Cherry Kiss
Rhododendron Cherry Kiss
NEW! An excellent new German plant with deep red flowers and lovely dark green glossy foliage. Glowing red funnel shaped flowers with wavy edging in a neat compact truss, with contrasting almost white stamens, and cream upward pointing anthers. Late May flowering. Equally striking are the thick dark very deep glossy leaves on a handsome plant broadly upright plant. A very hardy plant, claimed to...
£28.95

Rhododendron Colonel Coen
Rhododendron Colonel Coen
This plant has stunning deep purple flowers with a black centre flowering in late May. It is tall and fast growing and has a dense habit. Height 150-180cm in 10 years. Recommended for: Reliable, tall and fast growing. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Most garden situations. Habit: Dense. Group: Hardy Hybrid. Parentage: unknown. Hybridization date: pre 2000 (1958). Bred by: E. Ostbo. Origin:...
£28.95
Rhododendron CosmopolitanRhododendron Cosmopolitan
Rhododendron Cosmopolitan
Lovely light pink flowers, fading to paler pink with a deep red flare in a rounded truss that flower in early May. This is a broad, dense plant with a neat habit and good glossy green foliage. This gorgeous plant shows a tendency to flower again in the Autumn. Height 150-175cm in 10 years. Recommended for: Hedging/screening and occasional Autumn flowering. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Most garden...
£28.95

Rhododendron Crest  AGMRhododendron Crest  AGM
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Rhododendron Crest AGM
Orangey buds open to glowing long-lasting clear primrose yellow flowers in May. This beautiful plant has deep green shiny leaves and has long been considered one of the best yellow hybrids. As with all yellow Rhododendrons, this plant does need good drainage (but not dry conditions!) especially in winter. It prefers a little shelter. Height 140-160cm in 10 years. Recommended for: stunning yellow...
£35.95
Rhododendron Cunningham's WhiteRhododendron Cunningham's White
Rhododendron Cunningham's White
Mauve buds open to white flowers with a pale yellow eye in early May. With delicate small flowers, it is a very tough dense plant which is good for screening and difficult positions. Cunninghams White is also tolerant of neutral/slightly alkaline soil. Height 140-160cm in 10 years.It certainly ranks as one of our favourites and is ideal for hedging and screening. If you have a difficult position this...
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Rhododendron Dramatic Dark
Rhododendron Dramatic Dark
(H6) NEW from Hachmann's. Dark violet flowers, with purple shades in centre, a black blotch, and contrasting white stamens on a tight rounded truss in late May. A compact well branched plant. Height 125-150cm in 10 years. The fascination of this new rhododendron comes from the perfectly shaped deep dark violet flowers with purple violet centre and a black eye. The roundish truss has more than 20...
£26.95
Rhododendron English Roseum
Rhododendron English Roseum
Attractive mauvey pink flowers in May-June on a very useful easy to grow plant. It tolerates heat and cold and is a dense and vigorous grower that can get very large. An ideal plant for hedging and screening. A reliable plant for difficult places. Height 180cm in 10 years. Recommended for: Hedging/screening. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Most garden situations. Habit: Dense. Group: Hardy Hybrid. Parentage:...
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Rhododendron Fabia Waterer
Rhododendron Fabia Waterer
Gorgeous pink bell-shaped flowers shaded orange in June which has medium-dark green leaves with a light indumentum on the underside. This is Waterer's later flowering version of Fabia which is much pinker, but extends the flowering period with the same delightful characteristics. Again best in light shade. Height 140-160cm in 10 years. Recommended for: pretty flowers and great foliage. Plantsman...
£31.95
Rhododendron Fastuosum Flore Pleno  AGMRhododendron Fastuosum Flore Pleno  AGM
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Rhododendron Fastuosum Flore Pleno AGM
Trusses of semi-double pale bluish-mauve flowers, with green-brown flare that is free flowering in late May-June. This is one of our favourites because the flowers last well, especially in some shade. It is fast growing, vigorous and ideal for hedging/screening. An excellent well mannered plant which we recommend to use instead of Rhododendron ponticum (the wild variety) which is too invasive. Height...
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Rhododendron Germania
Rhododendron Germania
This is an outstanding plant introduced from Hobbie in Germany, with huge buds opening to deep pink flowers in a large upright truss during late May. It has an excellent habit, is tough and has large pale green rounded leaves. Tends to grow wider than it is tall. Height 140-160cm in 10 years. Recommended for: Striking flower and great habit. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Most garden situations. Habit:...
£28.95
Rhododendron Goldflimmer
Rhododendron Goldflimmer
A great plant that has lilac mauve flowers with a yellow blotch in late May. This is one of the few Rhododendrons with variegated foliage and deserves a place in any garden. It has glossy, dark green leaves with prominent yellow splashings in the centre. Tough and reliable it is another favourite. Height 120-140cm in 10 years. Recommended for: Variegated foliage. Easy to grow. Ideal position:...
£28.95

Rhododendron GoldinettaRhododendron Goldinetta
Rhododendron Goldinetta
This is a stunning NEW yellow plant from Hachmann in Germany. It has clear deep yellow flowers without any markings, flowering in May with lovely deep green leaves. A very tough plant that is completely winter hardy in the UK. Height 150cm, spreading a little wider, in 10 years.As with all yellow Rhododendrons, this plant does need good drainage (but not dry conditions). Recommended for lovely yellow...
£26.95
Rhododendron Gomer Waterer  AGMRhododendron Gomer Waterer  AGM
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Rhododendron Gomer Waterer AGM
Lovely rosy-lilac buds open to pinky-white flowers flushed mauve pink at the edges with a distinctive yellow-brown flare. This plant is a well proven older variety that flowers in early June. It certainly ranks as one of our favourites and is ideal for hedging and screening. If you have a difficult position this is definitely the plant for you. Vigorous and tolerating sun, heat and wind and shade,...
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Rhododendron GraffitoRhododendron Graffito
Rhododendron Graffito
NEW. This fantastic plant was bred by Hans Hachmann in Northern Germany. It has lovely white flowers with a prominent wine red flare on the upper lobe in late May. Particularly hardy with attractive dark green glossy leaves. Height 150cm in 10 years. Recommended for: Tough with dinstinctive flower and great foliage. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Most garden situations. Habit: Dense. Group: Hybrid...
£28.95
Rhododendron Halfdan Lem  AGMRhododendron Halfdan Lem  AGM
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Rhododendron Halfdan Lem AGM
This one is a real stunner! Huge red flowers that have darker spotting that last well in the shade but fade to pink in the sun. Flowering in May it has handsome thick dark leaves and striking red buds in the winter. It has an upright habit and prefers plenty of light. Height 150-180cm in 10 years. Recommended for: Striking flower and red buds. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Most garden situations. Habit:...
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Rhododendron Horizon Monarch  AGMRhododendron Horizon Monarch  AGM
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Rhododendron Horizon Monarch AGM
This is another of our favourites - lovely red buds open to large pale yellow flowers with pink tones and a small vivid red flare. Flowering in May this is an exceptional hybrid with a strong growing habit, it is dense and compact and has fabulous deep green foliage. Height 150-180cm in 10 years, slightly wider than it is in height.As with all yellow Rhododendrons, this plant does need good drainage...
from £64.95
Rhododendron KaliRhododendron Kali
Rhododendron Kali
(H5) NEW! Dark red in bud, opening to purplish red flowers and shading out to dark red at the margins, with dense darker speckling on the upper lobe and vivid yellowish white anthers. Flowering in late May. Height 150-175cm in 10 years. This has been bred by noted German Kalmia breeder Dr. Karl Hübbers, who has been visiting our nursery since the 1980's. We rate this plant highly for its deep...
£28.95

Rhododendron LangworthRhododendron Langworth
Rhododendron Langworth
Superb large funnel shaped white flowers with a prominent chocolate streak in the throat. This is another favourite of ours that flowers during late May. It is tall and has vigorous growth, a really striking plant. Height 180cm in 10 years. Recommended for: Vigorous growth and fabulous flowers. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Most garden situations. Habit: Dense. Group: Hybrid Rhododendron. Parentage:...
£349.00
Rhododendron Libretto
Rhododendron Libretto
This plant has wonderful large dark purple flowers with an attractive yellow-green flare. Flowering in late May/early June with a broad compact habit. A tough plant from Hachmann's in Northern Germany. Height 150-175cm in 10 years. Recommended for: A tough plant with gorgeous flowers. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Most garden situations. Habit: Compact. Group: Hybrid Rhododendron. Parentage:...
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Rhododendron Loderi King George  AGMRhododendron Loderi King George  AGM
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Rhododendron Loderi King George AGM
One of our favourite Rhododendrons, considered to be one of the best scented hybrids ever. Pink buds open to large trusses of pure white sweetly scented lily-like flowers with faint green markings. Flowering in early May this is a tall growing woodland plant that requires shelter and protection from strong winds. Height 180cm in 10 years. Recommended for: Strongly scented flowers. Plantsman range. Ideal...
£745.00
Rhododendron Lord Roberts  AGM
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Rhododendron Lord Roberts AGM
A popular plant with deep red flowers and a black flare forming a ball-shaped truss in early June. One of the toughest and strongest red varieties suitable for most locations. It forms a dense bush with thick leathery foliage. Height 150-180cm in 10 years.It certainly ranks as one of our favourites and is ideal for hedging and screening. Recommended for: Hedging/screening. Easy to grow. Ideal...
£28.95

Rhododendron Madame Masson AGMRhododendron Madame Masson AGM
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Rhododendron Madame Masson AGM
White star-like flowers with a golden yellow blotch flowering in late May early June. This is a very old hybrid that is extremely tough, reliable and striking. A dense well shaped plant with shiny dark foliage which is ideal for hedging and screening. Height 150-180cm in 10 years. Recommended for: Hedging/screening. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Most garden situations. Habit: Dense. Group:...
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Rhododendron Marcel Menard AGMRhododendron Marcel Menard AGM
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Rhododendron Marcel Menard AGM
Deep purple violet flowers, with prominent greenish speckling in the throat. Flowering late May to early June this is an old but particularly tough variety with clean dark green foliage. Height 140-160 cm in 10 years.Also known as Monsieur Marcel Menard. Recommended for: Striking flower and tough. Easy to grow Ideal position: Most garden situations. Habit: Dense. Group: Hybrid Rhododendron. Parentage:...
£28.95

Rhododendron Marie Fortie
Rhododendron Marie Fortie
(H5) Dark wine red flowers in a compact conical truss with frilly edges, and a blotch of darker markings on the upper lobe. Late May to mid June flowering. Attractive dark green foliage held on dark stems. An old variety with an interesting colour, but unknown parentage originating from Belgium before 1925. Height 150-175cm in 10 years. Sometimes incorrectly named as 'Mademoiselle Marie Fortie', or...
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Rhododendron Markeeta's Prize  AGM
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Rhododendron Markeeta's Prize AGM
Fine large bright scarlet flowers with darker spots. Flowering in early May it has thick dark green foliage on a tall upright plant. Markeetas Prize is one of the best reds available but we do recommend partial shade to prevent the blooms from fading. Height 175-200cm in 10 years.This is a great tough plant that is ideal for hedging and screening. Recommended for: One of the best reds. Easy to...
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Rhododendron Mayor Johnson
Rhododendron Mayor Johnson
(H5) Bright red flowers opening orange red with a darker brown blotch in the centre. Late May flowering. Pointed matt green leaves on a compact growing plant. Height 125-150cm in 10 years. Registered name: Oberburgermeister Janssen, which has variously been translated to Mayor Johnstone and Mayor Johnson Parentage: May Day Group (s) X Goldsworth OrangeBred by: J. Bruns Nursery, Germany.Introduced:...
£28.95
Rhododendron Metallica
Rhododendron Metallica
NEW! Stunning deep violet flowers with a prominent blotch and speckling on the upper lobes, flowering in late May and early June. This is a very hardy plant from Northern Germany, and was bred by Holger Hachmann in 2009. As yet not registered, but also known as Hachmann's Metallica. Height 150-175cm in 10 years. Recommended for: Striking flower.. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Most garden situations. Habit:...
from £28.95

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Rhododendron Mrs T.H. Lowinsky AGM
Mauve buds open to orchid pink and fade to white with a conspicuous and distinctive orange blotch in June. Mrs T H Lowinsky is a very hardy and fast growing plant. Height 180-200cm in 10 years.She is ideal for hedging and screening. Vigorous and tolerant of heat.Also known as Mrs Tom H. Lowinsky. Recommended for: Hedging/screening. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Most garden situations. Habit:...
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Rhododendron Muncaster MistRhododendron Muncaster Mist
Rhododendron Muncaster Mist
(H4) Lovely pale lavender flowers, fading to white in the centre of each petal, with a crimson throat and slight speckling on the upper petal. Large grey-green leaves on a compact plant that takes a good few years to flower. Mid to late April flowering. Height 150cm in 10 years. • Ideal position: Dappled shade in most garden situations.• Habit: Compact.• Group: Plantsman.• Parentage:...
£35.95

Rhododendron Nancy Evans AGM
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Rhododendron Nancy Evans AGM
Orange buds opening to deep golden yellow flowers on this stunning plant. It flowers in early May and in our opinion is one of the best yellow varieties. The foliage is of particular interest having distinct oval leaves. New foliage has bronzy leaves which turn a lovely glossy deep green. Height about 140cm, and spread about 160cm in 10 years.As with all yellow Rhododendrons, this plant does need good...
£19.95
Rhododendron Nova ZemblaRhododendron Nova Zembla
Rhododendron Nova Zembla
(H6) Deep pink in bud opening to deep pink flowers with darker spotting during late May to early June. These can fade to soft pink in strong sun. Great dark green foliage on a sturdy upright plant. Good for hedging and screening. It is also heat and sun tolerant, and very hardy. Height 150-175cm in 10 years. Recommended for: Hedging/screening. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Most garden situations. Habit:...
from £31.95

Rhododendron Osterschnee
Rhododendron Osterschnee
(H6) Almost pure white flowers with a small amount of cherry red speckling in the upper lobe, and very dark anthers which stand out against the white, appearing in April. Mat green leaves and a dense upright habit reaching around 125-150cm in 10 years. • Recommended for: Early flowering.• Ideal position: Dappled shade in most garden situations.• Habit: Dense upright.• Group: Hardy...
£74.95
Rhododendron Pearce's American BeautyRhododendron Pearce's American Beauty
Rhododendron Pearce's American Beauty
Striking strong deep pink flowers (90 x 75mm) with greenish yellow spots on a ball shaped truss of 18 flowers. Flowering in late May-June it will tolerate heat and cold. It is a tough plant that has a nice olive green foliage and is a dense and vigorous grower. Height 175-200cm in 10 years. Recommended for striking flower and tough grower also good for hedging and screening. Easy to grow. Ideal...
£195.00

Rhododendron Peter Alan
Rhododendron Peter Alan
(H6) Purple blue flowers with a prominent purplish black eye, and contrasting anthers, forming a good upright truss during late May. A strong growing plant with a broad upright habit and heavily textured dark green foliage. Height 150-175cm in 10 years. A Purple Splendour hybrid raised by Peter Girard, USA Recommended for: Tough variety with striking flowers. Hedging and Screening. Ideal position:...
£28.95
Rhododendron Point Defiance
Rhododendron Point Defiance
(H5) Spectacular large pink flowers with darker pink picotee edging that fades with age towards white. Late May. One of Lem's 'Wallopers'. A strong and vigorous plant with a dense habit. Ht 150-180cm in 10 years.
£449.00

Rhododendron PolarnachtRhododendron Polarnacht
Rhododendron Polarnacht
Much admired dark purple wavy-edged flowers with deep red spotting. Flowering in late May to early June it has good dark green foliage with a dense, compact habit that grows wider than it does tall. It is a modern hybrid from Rhododendron Purple Splendour but has a much deeper colour. Translated from German, it means Polar Night and we love the very dark distinctive colour. Height 125-150cm in 10 years. Recommended...
from £26.95
Rhododendron Prinses Maxima
Rhododendron Prinses Maxima
(H6) NEW! Cream coloured double flowers, with prominent red spotting over all the lobes. Mid to late May flowering. A very hardy plant from Tijs Huisman, in Northern Holland. Height 150-175cm in 10 years. Shortlisted for RHS Chelsea Flower Show Plant of the Year, 2016. One of 3 plants entered by Millais Nurseries that reached the top 20 selections of the Show!This is a very complicated cross involving...
£26.95
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