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 Beau BrummellRhododendron Beau Brummell
Rhododendron Beau Brummell
Flowering late in June, this plant has excellent late scarlet red, waxy flowers with darker speckling. It is certainly eye-catching and the flowers form a spectacular ball-shaped truss and lovely matt green foliage. It will perform best in light shade. 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...
£27.95
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: 'Catawbiense...
£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 Butterfly
Rhododendron Butterfly
(H5) Very pale yellow flowers with red spotting in a loose truss. A free flowering plant during May. Best in a sunny position to maintain bushy habit. Height 125-150cm in 10 years.
£27.95

Rhododendron Calsap
Rhododendron Calsap
Lovely large trusses of pinky white flowers with a prominent blackberry coloured blotch. A very striking flower in late May with pale green foliage on a plant with a neat habit. It does perform best in a sunny situation. Height 150-175cm in 10 years. Recommended for stunning flower. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Most garden situations, prefers more sun. Habit: Upright. Group: Hardy Hybrid. Parentage:...
£25.95
Rhododendron Cassata
Rhododendron Cassata
Striking pale lavender pink flowers with a conspicuous red blotch. This lovely plant is hardy and flowers in early June. Height 120cm in 10 years. Recommended for: Tough plant with striking flowers. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Most garden situations. Habit: Dense. Group: Hardy Hybrid. Parentage: 'Madame Jules Porges (s) X 'Hachmann's Diadem'. Hybridization date: pre...
£295.00

Rhododendron Catharine van Tol
Rhododendron Catharine van Tol
Striking carmine rose flowers that are paler in the centre with green spotting in the throat. Flowering in late May, this plant has an open habit and is very hardy. Height 140 -160 cm Recommended for: Hardy striking plant. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Most garden situations. Habit: Open. Group: Hybrid Rhododendron. Parentage: catawbiense hybrid. Hybridization...
£275.00
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...
£26.95

Rhododendron Christmas Cheer AGMRhododendron Christmas Cheer AGM
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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 Constanze
Rhododendron Constanze
Lovely rose pink flowers, paler in the throat, with wine red spotting on upper lobe. Flowering in late May this is a very hardy plant from Hachmann's Nursery in Northern Germany which grows wider than high. Height 140 -160cm in 10 years. Registered name is Hachmann's Constanze. Recommended for: Tough and reliable. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Most garden situations. Habit:...
£275.00

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...
£25.95
Rhododendron Cotton CandyRhododendron 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 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 Endsleigh PinkRhododendron Endsleigh Pink
Rhododendron Endsleigh Pink
Very attractive pale rose flowers in a small truss flowering in April/May. An arboreum hybrid from Endsleigh Gardens in Devon which forms a large upright shrub with attractive foliage. Height 150-180cm in 10 years. Recommended for: pretty early flower. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Most garden situations. Habit: Dense. Group: Hybrid Rhododendron. Parentage: arboreum hybrid. Hybridization date:...
£27.95
Rhododendron Eskimo
Rhododendron Eskimo
Mauve in bud and initially in flower, Eskimo soon 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...
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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: 'Gold Medal' X 'Olin...
£25.95
Rhododendron Fabia (FCC form) AGM
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Rhododendron Fabia (FCC form) AGM
This is one of our favourite orange plants. It has deep orange bell-shaped flowers in loose trusses during May. A compact growing plant, which is best in a light shadey position. The underside of the leaves have a fawn suede-like indumentum underneath. Height 120-140cm in 10 years. Recommended for: pretty flowers and great foliage. Plantsman range. Ideal position: Dappled shade. Habit: Open. Group:...
£27.95

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
Rhododendron Fairy LightRhododendron Fairy Light
Rhododendron Fairy Light
Rarely seen elsewhere this plant has beautiful soft-pink flowers with a pronounced salmon throat. Flowering in June it is compact with a neat rounded shape. This one performs best in partial shade to protect the blooms from strong sun. Height 140-160cm in 10 years. Recommended for: lovely late flower. Plantsman range. Ideal position: Dappled shade. Habit: Dense. Group: Hybrid Rhododendron. Parentage:...
£25.95

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...
£26.95
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:...
£44.95

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...
£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 garden situations. Habit:...
£25.95

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:...
£27.95
Rhododendron Goldika - 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. 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...
Was £495.00 Now £325.00

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...
Was £24.95 Now £22.45
Rhododendron Goldkrone  AGMRhododendron Goldkrone  AGM
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Rhododendron Goldkrone AGM
With superb, floriferous intense golden-yellow flowers and ruby-red speckling on upper lobes, this plant is very free flowering in May. A compact and hardy plant with rounded slightly curling leaves. It has a compact mound type habit. Height 140-160cm in 10 years. The English translation is Gold Crown.As with all yellow Rhododendrons, this plant does need good drainage (but not dry conditions!). Recommended...
£27.95

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,...
£275.00
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...
£26.95

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
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 Hampshire BelleRhododendron Hampshire Belle
Rhododendron Hampshire Belle
An absolute must for every garden with narrow pointed leaves always smothered with pretty pink flowers in May! This plant has striking foliage which looks good all year. It has purplish pink flowers, paler in the centre with a conspicuous red blotch. A very dense, upright growing shrub. Height 120-140cm in 10 years.Hampshire Belle originates from the Hillier Gardens and Arboretum near Romsey, where...
£27.95
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...
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Rhododendron Jan Steen
(H5) Flowers in loose trusses, cream at edge, shading to pink, then to orange with a maroon blotch in the throat.Late May • Recommended for: Vibrant coloured flowers.• Ideal position: Dappled shade in most garden situations.• Habit: Bushy.• Group: Hardy Hybrid.• Parentage: Fabia Group (s) X Lady Bessborough Group• Hybridisation date: pre 2000 (1950)• Bred by: E....
£31.95
Rhododendron Jeanne Church
Rhododendron Jeanne Church
(H5) Large rounded trusses of pale yellow flowers with pink flush, and 3 red flares at the base. Early May flowering. An unusual NZ hybrid between R. mabeanum and Unique, displaying the compact habit of Unique and the big leaves of macabeanum. Height 125-150cm in 10 years. Requires moist acid soil. Grown and introduced by the New Zealand Rhododendron Association, and registered in 1982.
£31.95

Rhododendron KabarettRhododendron Kabarett
Rhododendron Kabarett
Very attractive plant that has pretty frilled edge, wide open lilac flowers that are paler in the centre with a prominent wine-red blotch. It flowers in late May to early June. From Hachmann's Nursery in Northern Germany, it is very hardy to -24C. A great tough compact plant that will grow wider than tall. Height 140-160cm in 10 years. Also known as 'Hachmann's Kabarett'. Recommended for: Tough...
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Rhododendron KaliRhododendron Kali
Rhododendron Kali
(H5) Dark red in bud, opening to a purplish red flowers, dense darker speckling on the upper lobe and vivid yellowish white anthers. Flowering in late May. Height 150-175cm in 10 years. Requires moist acid soil.
£25.95

Rhododendron KilimanjaroRhododendron Kilimanjaro
Rhododendron Kilimanjaro
One of the most superb red flowers, this plant has glowing currant red funnel shaped flowers, with deep crimson spotting, and a wavey edge. Flowering in June its habit is upright and open. Height 150cm in 10 years. It does require shelter from cold winds and is best in light shade to preserve the flowers. Recommended for: stunning flowers. Plantsman range. Ideal position: Dappled shade, needs...
£27.95
Rhododendron Kokardia
Rhododendron Kokardia
Striking frilled lavender pink flowers with a prominent wine red blotch. Flowering in May this lovely plant has glossy green leaves. It is a dense plant that grows wider than tall. Height 140-160cm in 10 years. Recommended for: Striking flower. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Most garden situations. Habit: Dense. Group: Hybrid Rhododendron. Parentage: 'Humboldt' (s) X 'Direktor E. Hjelm'. Hybridization...
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Rhododendron Lavender Girl  AGMRhododendron Lavender Girl  AGM
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Rhododendron Lavender Girl AGM
Large lightly scented clear flowers that are pinky purple in bud opening to lavender with a white centre and light brown markings in the throat. Flowering in May this plant has a dense, bushy habit. It is vigorous, hardy and is wind and sun tolerant. Height 150-180cm in 10 years.Another favourite that is ideal for hedging and screening. Recommended for: Fragrance and Hedging/screening. Easy to...
£74.95
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:...
£25.95

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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. Bred by noted American breeder and author Harold Greer, in Oregon, USA.Registered 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:...
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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:...
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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'.
£74.95
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