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)
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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 £646.80 Now £495.00
Hybrid Rhododendron Collection (4 x 5 litre plants)
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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 £107.80 Now £90.00

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 £28.95
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...
from £295.00
Rhododendron Anna Rose Whitney
Rhododendron Anna Rose Whitney
(H5) Large deep rose-pink flowers with some spotting. May. Outstanding large, thick, matt-green foliage. Height approx. 180cm in 10 years.
£28.95

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 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...
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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 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 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...
£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 Cary Ann
Rhododendron Cary Ann
(H5) Masses of coral-red open funnel shaped flowers in upright trusses during May. The plant has a compact habit with distinctively grooved and pointed foliage. Height 125-150cm in 10 years. • Ideal position: Dappled shade in most garden situations.• Habit: Compact• Group: Tall Hybrid.• Parentage: ‘Corona’ X ‘Vulcan’• Hybridisation date: pre 1950 (1949)•...
£28.95
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 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...
£28.95

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...
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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 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 it is not the toughest of varieties, 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...
£31.95

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...
£31.95

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 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...
£28.95
Rhododendron Etoile de Sleidinge
Rhododendron Etoile de Sleidinge
(H6) Deep pink in bud opening to pink flowers with some white in the throat, and dark red markings on dorsal lobe. May-June. A tough, strong growing and showy plant from Belgium. Height 150-175cm in 10 years, eventually reaching over 4 metres tall. Raised at van Herzeele Nurseries at Sleidinge, in Belgium. 1960Hybrid: probably includes R. ponticum.
£28.95

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...
£31.95
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:...
£28.95

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 Fire Rim
Rhododendron Fire Rim
(H4) Strong red in bud, opening to ball shaped trusses of frilly edge flowers, light yellow in the centre with a wide edging of strong purplish red. Strong red nectaries, red filaments and moderate purplish red spotting on the dorsal lobe. Dull pale olive green foliage on a dense growing plant. Height 125-150cm in 10 years. • Recommended for: Striking flower.• Ideal position: Dappled shade...
£28.95

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...
£31.95
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 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...
£28.95
Rhododendron Geoffroy MillaisRhododendron Geoffroy Millais
Rhododendron Geoffroy Millais
This plant has lovely white flowers flushed pink in tall conical trusses, with red spotting. It is slightly scented and flowers early to mid May. A vigorous bush with a strong upright habit. Height 150-180cm in 10 years. Named by rhododendron expert John Guille Millais, who wrote the 2 large volume books on Rhododendrons (1917 and 1924). He named this for his son, Major Geoffroy "George" Millais who...
£31.95

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:...
£28.95
Rhododendron Golden Gate
Rhododendron Golden Gate
(H4) Reddish pink flowers with orange-yellow centres in open trusses during late May. A dense compact growing plant with small leaves which is easy to grow. Shy to flower when young Height 125 -150cm in 10 years.
£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...
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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 £149.00

Rhododendron HoteiRhododendron Hotei
Rhododendron Hotei
A stunning plant with trusses of rich yellow flowers with deeper shading flowering in early May. One of the best yellow rhododendrons, against which all others are judged. Flowering can be shy, but normally starts when the plant is 4 years old. It has a dense compact habit and performs best in partial shade. Height 140-160cm in 10 years. As with all yellow Rhododendrons, this plant does need good drainage...
£31.95
Rhododendron Janet Ward
Rhododendron Janet Ward
(H5) Large upright rosy crimson pink flowers, prominently edged with a white banding. Late May & early June. A sport of R. Cynthia, so tall and vigorous in habit. Needs plenty of space in the garden. Height 150-175cm in 10 years. Requires moist acid soils. Introduced by Slocock Nurseries, 1974Awards: Royal Horticultural Society's Preliminary Commendation 1974
£35.95

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 Lem's TangerineRhododendron Lem's Tangerine
Rhododendron Lem's Tangerine
Extraordinary ball shaped truss of glowing orange flowers in May with fine glossy dark green foliage. Lems Tangerine has an upright habit, can be a little sparse, and needs shelter. We think it has a gorgeous flower and well worth considering. Height 140-160cm in 10 years. Recommended for: Striking flower. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Sheltered woodland. Habit: Open. Group: Hybrid Rhododendron. Parentage:...
£31.95

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:...
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Rhododendron Loderi Pink CoralRhododendron Loderi Pink Coral
Rhododendron Loderi Pink Coral
Pale coral pink highly scented flowers with a brownish purple blotch flowering in early May. A tall growing woodland plant that requires shelter and protection from strong wind. Height 180cm in 10 years. This is one of the deepest pink clones of Loderi, but like all of them, the flowers will fade to pale pinky-white after a few days, but the lovely scent remains. Recommended for: Strongly scented...
£35.95
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