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 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 Blue Peter  AGMRhododendron Blue Peter  AGM
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Rhododendron Blue Peter AGM
A very distinctive large frilly lavender blue flowers with a prominent purple flare in a tight conical truss. This stunning plant flowers during May and is well branched. It does benefit from pruning after flowering when young but will make a brilliant specimen. Height 150-180cm in 10 years. This plant was awarded a RHS FCC (First Class Certificate) in 1958 and the AGM later. Recommended for: stunning...
£26.95
Rhododendron Catawbiense AlbumRhododendron Catawbiense Album
Rhododendron Catawbiense Album
(H7) Long lasting white flowers with greenish-yellow speckiling. 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...
£26.95

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.
£26.95
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 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...
£26.95
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:...
£26.95
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...
£28.95

Rhododendron Furnivall's Daughter  AGMRhododendron Furnivall's Daughter  AGM
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Rhododendron Furnivall's Daughter AGM
This is a popular and very showy plant with bright pink flowers and a large strawberry red flare, in a full conical truss. It is free flowering in May to June. Height 140-160cm in 10 years. Furnivalls Daughter needs good soil conditions to perform well. Recommended for: showy flowers. Plantsman range. Ideal position: Dappled shade, needs careful site selection. Habit: Dense. Group: Hybrid Rhododendron. Parentage:...
£26.95
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,...
£26.95
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 Lodbrit
Rhododendron Lodbrit
(H5) Dark crimson buds open to large cherry pink flowers, fading to very light pink. Late May flowering. A strong Loderi x Britannia hybrid with large healthy green leaves. Height 150-175cm 10 years. • Ideal position: Dappled shade in most garden situations• Habit: Dense, Upright.• Group: Hardy Hybrid.• Parentage: Loderi Group X Brittania• Hybridisation date: pre 2000 (1988)•...
£74.95
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:...
£26.95

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:...
£195.00
Rhododendron Marie Fortie
Rhododendron Marie Fortie
(H5) Dark wine red flowers in a compact conical truss, with a blotch of darker markings. Late May to mid June flowering. Attractive dark green foliage held on dark stems. An old variety of unknown parentage originating from Belgium before 1925. Height 150-175cm in 10 years. Sometimes incorrectly named as 'Mademoiselle Marie Fortie', or 'Mary Forte'. • Recommended for: Tough variety. Hedging...
£149.00

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:...
£28.95
Rhododendron Orakel
Rhododendron Orakel
(H7) NEW! Striking dark purple variety with a distinctive blackberry blotch. A tough variety from Hachmann's Nursery in Northern Germany, flowering in late May-early June with good winter hardiness. 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! • Recommended...
£28.95

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...
from £195.00
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...
£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
Rhododendron Purple SplendourRhododendron Purple Splendour
Rhododendron Purple Splendour
Very striking deep royal purple frilled flowers with black markings in the throat flowering in late May and June. Good glossy foliage and suitable for some sun or light shade. It is a bit more slow growing than others but has a nice upright habit. Height 150-180cm in 10 years. Recommended for: great purple flowers. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Most garden situations. Habit: Dense. Group: Hybrid...
£26.95

Rhododendron Roseum Elegans
Rhododendron Roseum Elegans
Beautiful lavender flowers fading to pink, with reddish brown spotting. Flowering in late May early June this lovely old hybrid has olive green foliage. It tolerates sun, heat and cold and is a dense and vigorous grower. It is ideal for windbreaks or hedging and screening. Height 180cm in 10 years. Recommended for: Hedging/screening. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Most garden situations. Habit:...
£149.00
Rhododendron Sun Fire
Rhododendron Sun Fire
NEW and what a beauty! Red in bud, opening to bright orange flowers with yellow centres and stamen. Flowering in mid May with a glowing flame-like appearance this is a tough and floriferous plant with a compact habit. Height 150cm in 10 years. This plant offers a special colour arrangement. The inside of the flower is soft yellow and the outer edge pink-orange. The three upper lobes display interesting...
£28.95

Rhododendron Taurus  AGM
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Rhododendron Taurus AGM
We think this is one of the best reds available. Glowing deep red flowers in April - May. Conspicuous red buds in winter on a compact plant with deep green leathery pointed leaves. Height 140-160 cm in 10 years.It would make a great birthday gift for gardeners with the Taurus star sign (20 April to 20 May)! Recommended for it's beautiful red flowers and interesting buds Easy to grow. Ideal position:...
£26.95
Rhododendron Vulcan  AGMRhododendron Vulcan  AGM
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Rhododendron Vulcan AGM
This is a stunning plant with tall trusses of fiery-red flowers in May-June. It has long leaves and forms a compact, dome shaped bush. It will perform best in a fairly sunny position but is tough and always reliable. Height 140-160cm in 10 years.Please note this variety has a broad habit, wider than its height. Specimen sizes will typically be measured across the spread of the plant. Recommended...
£26.95

Rhododendron Walkure
Rhododendron Walkure
NEW! Very large bright rose pink flowers with ruby-pink frilly edging and darker markings in the throat. Flowering in late May to early June this is an excellent tough plant from Northern Germany. Height 150-180cm in 10 years.Named after the Wagner opera.Please note this variety has a broad habit, wider than its height. Specimen sizes will typically be measured across the spread of the plant. Recommended...
£26.95