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 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:...
£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...
£24.95

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 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 Cary Ann
Rhododendron Cary Ann
(H5) Masses of coral-red flowers in upright trusses in May. Compact habit with distinctively grooved foliage. Height 140-160 cms in 10 years.
£25.95
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...
£26.95

Rhododendron Chevalier Felix de SauvageRhododendron Chevalier Felix de Sauvage
Rhododendron Chevalier Felix de Sauvage
Distinctive deep pink flower with a prominent dark eye, this is one of the first quality flowers for late April. A great old hybrid, it has a spreading, mound-like dense habit. Height 150-180cm in 10 years. Recommended for: Lovely early flower. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Most garden situations dappled shade. Habit: Dense. Group: Hybrid Rhododendron. Parentage: caucasicum...
£74.95
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 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 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 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 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...
£26.95
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:...
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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:...
£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 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...
£20.95
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...
£26.95

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...
from £195.00
Rhododendron Horizon Monarch  AGM STANDARD
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Rhododendron Horizon Monarch AGM STANDARD
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. These Standards have a clean stem of about 50cm, with a lollipop-like head of trimmed branches and flower buds. Standards will always...
£36.95

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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...
from £25.95
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 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 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 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'.
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Rhododendron Markeeta's Prize  AGMRhododendron 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...
from £195.00

Rhododendron Molten Gold
Rhododendron Molten Gold
NEW! Mauve flowers in late May. We think this is the best variegated rhododendron available. It has eye catching foliage, with a bright bold golden yellow flash in the centre of the leaf. The variegation is much more stable than other varieties, and it rarely reverts to green. Height 125-150cm in 10 years. Recommended for: Variegated foliage. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Dappled shade. Habit:...
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Rhododendron Moser's MaroonRhododendron Moser's Maroon
Rhododendron Moser's Maroon
(H5) Dark-red flowers with black spots, in compact rounded trusses. Leaves have striking coppery-red growth, which remains red-tinged all summer. Height 150-180cm in 10 years. Requires moist acid soil. • Recommended for: Hedging and Screening.• Ideal position: Dappled shade in most garden situations.• Habit: Bushy.• Group: Hardy Hybrid.• Parentage: (maximum x)• Hybridisation...
£74.95

Rhododendron Mrs Davies EvansRhododendron Mrs Davies Evans
Rhododendron Mrs Davies Evans
(H6) Rich mauve purple, almost flat-faced flowers with paler centres, and contrasting white anthers. Late May. A vigorous old hardy hybrid with a compact upright habit. Height 150-175cm in 10 years.
£27.95
Rhododendron Nancy Evans AGMRhododendron 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...
£17.95

Rhododendron Nova ZemblaRhododendron Nova Zembla
Rhododendron Nova Zembla
Wonderful dark red flowers with darker spotting during late May to early June. These can fade to deep 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: Dense. Group:...
from £24.95
Rhododendron Old Port
Rhododendron Old Port
Extremely attractive medium reddish purple flowers with a deep blotch flowering in late May. This is a vigorous old hybrid with good glossy leaves. Height 150-180 cm in 10 years. Recommended for: Striking flower and great foliage. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Most garden situations. Habit: Dense. Group: Hybrid Rhododendron. Parentage: catawbiense hybrid. Hybridization date: pre 1900 ( before...
£26.95

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...
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Rhododendron Phyllis KornRhododendron Phyllis Korn
Rhododendron Phyllis Korn
Gorgeous creamy white flowers tinged primrose yellow, with a currant red blotch in early May. This plant has a well branched upright habit with good dark glossy foliage and is suitable for hedging and screening. Height 140-160cm after 10 years. Recommended for: Great flower and foliage. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Most garden situations. Habit: Dense. Group: Hybrid Rhododendron. Parentage:...
£27.95

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...
£25.95
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...
£24.95

Rhododendron Purple PassionRhododendron Purple Passion
Rhododendron Purple Passion
Wonderful large reddish purple flowers (50 x 75mm) with a white blotch and purple spots, and darker at the edges, 12-16 flowers on a ball shaped truss. Flowering in late May this is a good hardy plant with pest and disease resistant foliage. Height 150-175cm in 10 years. Recommended for: reliable hardy plant. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Most garden situations. Habit: Dense. vase shaped. Group:...
£25.95
Rhododendron RasputinRhododendron Rasputin
Rhododendron Rasputin
Purple flowers with a prominent dark red blotch flowering in late May to early June. Good dark foliage on an interesting compact growing plant. Height 120-140cm in 10 years. Recommended for: Striking flower and good foliage. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Most garden situations. Habit: Dense. Group: Hybrid Rhododendron. Parentage: 'Nova Zembla' x 'Purple Splendour' X 'Purple...
£25.95
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