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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Hybrid PALLET DEAL - (24 x 5 litre plants)
Picture for example only. Please see descriptions below. Here is a fantastic PALLET DEAL of 24 choice 5 litre sized Rhododendrons that will grow to 1.5 - 1.75 metres in 10 years. We have grown these plants in 5 litre pots here on our nursery and they are about 40cm in size, and nice and bushy. They are first grade plants and look great now, and will soon grow to make a wonderful colourful addition...
Was £598.80 Now £445.00
Hybrid Rhododendron Collection (4 x 5 litre plants)
Picture for example only. Please see descriptions below. This is a lovely collection of 5 litre sized Rhododendrons that will grow to 1.5 - 1.75 metres in 10 years. We have grown these plants in 5 litre pots here on our nursery and they are about 40cm in size, and nice and bushy. They are first grade plants and look great now, and will soon grow to make a wonderful colourful addition to your garden....
Was £99.80 Now £80.00

Rhododendron Albert Schweitzer  AGM
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Rhododendron Albert Schweitzer AGM
Lovely deep pink buds open to rosy-pink flowers with a dark reddish blotch in late May. This is a tough and hardy variety with an upright habit. It is named after Albert Schweitzer, the missionary working in Africa. Height 150-180cm in 10 years. This is a great tough plant that is ideal for hedging and screening. Recommended for: Hedging/screening, tough variety. Easy to grow. Ideal position:...
from £25.95
Rhododendron Avocet
Rhododendron Avocet
Superb white scented flowers in May to June. This is a great woodland plant of excellent stature. Height 180cm in 10 years. Recommended for: Pure white scented flowers. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Most garden situations. Habit: Dense. Group: Hybrid. Parentage: fortunei subsp. discolor X fortunei subsp. discolor. Hybridization date: pre 1950 (1933). Bred by: L. de Rothschild (Exbury). Origin:...
£54.95

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...
£25.95
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....
£24.95

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Rhododendron Bernard Shaw
(H5) Large clear pink flowers with a darker blotch, in big trusses, in April-May. Can take a few years to bud up, and needs a sheltered wind-free location. Handsome large leaves. Height 150-175cm in 10 years. A choice plant raised by Gene Reuthe at the famous Reuthe's Nursery in 1940.Hybrid between R. calophytum X Pink Pearl.
£27.95
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Rhododendron Beverley Lear
****New to be launched at Chelsea Flower Show 2019. Plants available Autumn 2019**** (H5) Purple buds open to light purplish pink bell shaped flowers in a flat topped truss, with a few dark red spots, deeper on the outside. Late May to mid June, and slightly scented. Large flat and glossy green leaves with a very thin indumentum on the undersides. Height 150-175cm in 10 years. Requires moist acid...
£31.95

Rhododendron BibianiRhododendron Bibiani
Rhododendron Bibiani
Gorgeous dark crimson flowers with maroon spots flowering in April/May. This is a vigorous plant with dark glossy foliage. Height 180cm in 10 years. Recommended for: earlier flowers and great foliage. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Most garden situations, dappled shade. Habit: Dense. Group: Hybrid. Parentage: 'Moser's Maroon' X arboreum. Hybridization date: pre 1950 (1934). Bred by: L. de...
£27.95
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...
£27.95

Rhododendron BlutopiaRhododendron Blutopia
Rhododendron Blutopia
This plant has lovely deep violet blue flowers with a prominent olive green speckled flare. Flowering in late May it has good dark green foliage with slightly twisted leaves. Broad upright grower. Height 150-180cm in 10 years. Recommended for: reliable performer Easy to grow. Ideal position: Most garden situations, dappled shade. Habit: Dense. Group: Hybrid. Parentage:...
£27.95
Rhododendron Busuki
Rhododendron Busuki
(H7) Deep red flowers with prominent white stamens in the centre. Flowers late May to early June. 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 shade in most garden situations.• Habit: Bushy.• Group: Hardy Hybrid.• Parentage: ‘Tarantella...
£25.95

Rhododendron Capriccio
Rhododendron Capriccio
(H6) Funnel shaped flowers, start as deep purple pink fading inside to light salmon pink, with prominent red spots and large calyx giving an almost double flower during mid May. Height 150-175cm in 10 years.
£27.95
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...
from £275.00

Rhododendron Caucasicum PictumRhododendron Caucasicum Pictum
Rhododendron Caucasicum Pictum
A great tough plant that grows well where others might struggle. With frilly pink flowers and dark blotch in a tight truss this one flowers in April. We always find this has larger roots than any other variety but it forms a neat dense domed bush. It's an old trusted variety that is ideal for hedging or screening. Height 140-160cm in 10 years. Recommended for: Early flower and Hedging/screening. Easy...
£25.95
Rhododendron Cherries and Cream - Open Ground Plant
OPEN GROUND PLANT. These are some of the plants we have been growing in our trial beds and now need a good home. Please note these DO NOT come potted. Lovely recent American hybrid with cherry red buds, opening to light pink flowers with darker reverses. Flowering early in April this plant has good dark foliage with bronzy young growth. Height expected 80-120cm in 10 years. Recommended for: Early...
Was £325.00 Now £195.00

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...
£24.95
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Rhododendron Christmas Cheer AGM
One of our favourite plants! This one is pink in bud, opening to pretty blush pink flowers that fade almost to white in a small truss. One of the first to flower in March. This variety used to be forced in the greenhouse and presented as a magnificent Christmas table decoration; hence its name! It also makes a lovely gift for anyone interested in their garden. A very dense and tough plant. Height 140-160cm...
£25.95

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...
£25.95
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...
£25.95

Rhododendron Cotton Candy
Rhododendron Cotton Candy
(H5) Enormous fragrant pale pastel-pink flowers in a tall loose conical truss. May. Handsome dark foliage on a vigorous upright and spreading plant. A really choice plant that we love, but not the toughest of varieites, so it is best grown in a more sheltered spot, or in milder areas. Height 150-180cm in 10 years. • Recommended for: Lovely scented flowers. Specimen planting.• Easy to grow.•...
£27.95
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 Cynthia  AGM
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Rhododendron Cynthia AGM
A lovely old hybrid with strong rosy crimson flowers with extensive darker markings in a large conical truss. This is a popular variety flowering in May-June. It is very vigorous and grows into a huge dome shaped bush. Height 180-200cm in 10 years. Recommended for: Hedging/screening. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Most garden situations. Habit: Dense. Group: Hardy Hybrid. Parentage: catawbiense...
£27.95
Rhododendron Damozel
Rhododendron Damozel
(H5) Deep rose pink funnel shaped flowers, with dark spots in a domed shaped truss during June. Long pointed dark green leaves, with thin brown indumentum below. he plant shows some sun tolerance, but the flowers would prefer dappled shade. Height 150-175cm in 10 years, growing wider than tall. Recommended for: Good feature plant in woodland gardens. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Dappled shade...
£31.95

Rhododendron Douggie Betteridge
Rhododendron Douggie Betteridge
****New to be launched at Chelsea Flower Show 2019**** (H5) Pink in bud, opening to soft pink funnel shaped flowers, flushed with shades of pale cream on the inside, and deeper pink on the outside. May flowering. Named for the long-serving Head Gardener at Exbury. Height 125-150cm in 10 years. Requires moist acid soils. Raised by Edmund de Rothschild at Exbury Gardens, pre 1970R. fortunei x R....
£54.95
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...
£24.95

Rhododendron Eskimo
Rhododendron Eskimo
Mauve in bud and initially in flower, Eskimo quickly changes to ice-white. We love this plant's white flowers with yellow-green spotting on the upper lobe and a slight lilac flush in centre. Flowering in late May to mid June this is a tough hybrid from Germany. Height 160cm in 10 years.Also known as Hachmann's Eskimo. Recommended for: tough and reliable. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Most garden...
£25.95
Rhododendron Exbury Calstocker
Rhododendron Exbury Calstocker
Huge white flowers marked with a crimson blotch, in large trusses. A stunning early April flowering hybrid with impressive strong handsome looking foliage, perfect in a sheltered woodland situation. Height 180cm in 10 years. Recommended for: stunning early white flowers. Plantsman range. Ideal position: Sheltered woodland. Habit: Open. Group: Hybrid Rhododendron. Parentage: calophytum (s) X...
£31.95

Rhododendron Extraordinaire
Rhododendron Extraordinaire
Lovely creamy white flowers (125mm wide) with dark red and yellow tiger-like flares. Flowering in mid-May this is a very attractive plant with a good rounded habit. Height 150-175cm in 10 years. Recommended for: Striking flower and great habit. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Most garden situations. Habit: Dense. Group: Hybrid Rhododendron. Parentage:...
£25.95
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...
£27.95

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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...
£24.95
Rhododendron Fatima - Open Ground Plant
OPEN GROUND PLANT. These are some of the plants we have been growing in our trial beds and now need a good home. Please note these DO NOT come potted. NEW and not yet registered so most likely not available elsewhere! Gorgeous large cream flowers with a bronze speckled flare on the upper petal. Flowering in late May. This is a beautiful flower that glows well in the garden. From Hachmann's Nursery...
Was £295.00 Now £175.00

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Rhododendron Fay Norman
(H6) Yellow pink flowers opening greenish white, with yellow flush at the base, in an open topped truss during mid May. R. campylocarpum x decorum hybrid raised at Ramster Gardens with an open habit. Height 150-175cm in 10 years. Raised in 1937 by Lady Norman, daughter of the first Lord Aberconway, and Registered in 2007 by her granddaughter Miranda Gunn who has always admired it growing in the gardens...
£54.95
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Rhododendron Fiona Lansdowne
(H5) NEW! Deep pink flowers in an upright truss with wine red spotting on the upper lobe. May. Upright bushy habit. Named for the wife of Lord Lansdowne at Bowood House. Height 150-175cm in 10 years. This is a hybrid between Rhododendron Kewense and Maxwell T. Masters; the Kewense giving a slight scent to the flowers.
£49.95

Rhododendron FirelightRhododendron Firelight
Rhododendron Firelight
Beautiful and distinctive cream coloured flowers heavily speckled with red, with a prominent calyx giving an almost double flowered effect. This is an old variety that blooms in May. Height 120cm in 10 years. Recommended for: distinctive flowers. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Most garden situations. Habit: Dense. Group: Hybrid Rhododendron. Parentage: unknown. Hybridization date: pre 2000...
£27.95
Rhododendron Fred Wynniatt - Open Ground Plant
OPEN GROUND PLANT. These are some of the plants we have been growing in our trial beds and now need a good home. Please note these DO NOT come potted. An exceptional mix of apricot, pink, and yellow flowers in May and June on an outstanding tall plant ideal for open woodland. It was named after one of Exbury's Head Gardeners. Height 150-180cm in 10 years.See also Rhododendron Stanway, a clone with...
Was £375.00 Now £195.00

Rhododendron FulbrookRhododendron Fulbrook
Rhododendron Fulbrook
Attractive mauve pink flowers, deeper at the edges, with prominent black markings in the throat. Flowering in April this is a striking plant with unusually large and interesting leaves on stout branches. It flowers rich pink and fades almost to white. Height 150-180cm in 10 years. David's comments: This excellent plant has local connections as it was raised at the respected Mangles garden at Littleworth...
£31.95
Rhododendron Gartendirektor Rieger  AGM
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Rhododendron Gartendirektor Rieger AGM
Lovely open trusses of cream flowers that are flushed pink with red spotting appear in early May. This plant is floriferous, vigorous and fairly compact with interesting rounded foliage that grows wider than tall. It does like some sun for good blooming. Height 140-160cm in 10 years.Also known as Gartendirektor Walter Rieger. We believe the plant was named after Walter Rieger, the Garden Director of...
from £25.95

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...
£25.95
Rhododendron Gloria.
Rhododendron Gloria.
Exotic looking creamy-white flowers with striking pink and yellow shading in loose trusses. Flowering in late May, this is an excellent and very hardy German plant with a good compact habit. Height 140-160cm/150-175cm in 10 years. Also known as Bruns Gloria and Christiane. Recommended for: Pretty flowers on a tough plant. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Most garden situations. Habit: Dense. Group:...
£27.95

Rhododendron Golden Splendour
Rhododendron Golden Splendour
This is a special plant that was bred by Ted Millais to extend the yellow flowering season. Flowering in July, it has deep golden yellow trumpet shaped blooms with a red blotch. A truely sensational plant with an upright and open habit. Height 140-160cm in 10 years.As with all yellow Rhododendrons, this plant does need good drainage (but not dry conditions!). Recommended for: Late stunning yellow...
£31.95
Rhododendron Goldika
Rhododendron Goldika
Extremely attractive large bright yellow flowers with a showy red eye in late May and early June. This plant has bright green oval leaves. Height 140-160cm in 10 years.As with all yellow Rhododendrons, this plant does need good drainage (but not dry conditions!). Recommended for: stunning yellow flowers. Plantsman range. Ideal position: Dappled shade, needs careful site selection. Habit: Open. Group:...
£295.00

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...
£24.95
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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,...
£24.95

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...
£24.95
Rhododendron Gwilt KingRhododendron Gwilt King
Rhododendron Gwilt King
(H4) Bright turkey red flowers in a semi-circular truss, with spotting on the dorsal lobe and deep basal nectaries. April-May flowering, and suitable for mild locations only. Height 125-150cm in 10 years. This is a really good bright red flower of quality, and performs well in sheltered positions. Densely hairy on the undersides of leaves. It has recently been exhibited at RHS Rhododendron competitions,...
£27.95

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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:...
from £27.95
Rhododendron Happydendron Pushy PurpleRhododendron Happydendron Pushy Purple
Rhododendron Happydendron Pushy Purple
New! Just launched at Chelsea Flower Show, where it was shortlisted for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show Plant of the Year 2019 (H5) Deep reddish purple in bud, opening to pale pink flowers with a prominent green yellow blotch, and feathering to deep mauvey pink edging to the flower. The overall effect is mauvey purple, but really it displays 3 separate and distinct colours. The reddish purple colour fades...
£149.00
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