Tall Hybrid Rhododendrons

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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:...
£149.00
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...
£99.95

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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. • Recommended for: Hedging and Screening.• Ideal position: Dappled shade in a sheltered wind free position.•...
£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 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...
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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 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
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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. • Recommended for: Hedging and Screening• Ideal position: Dappled shade...
£49.95

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...
£99.95
Rhododendron Graf LennartRhododendron Graf Lennart
Rhododendron Graf Lennart
(H7) Primrose yellow flowers in early May. A very attractive plant with deep glossy foliage. Height 125-150cm in 10 years.
£74.95

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 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...
£54.95

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...
£149.00

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 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.
£27.95
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:...
£149.00

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 150-180cm 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...
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Rhododendron Midnight BeautyRhododendron Midnight Beauty
Rhododendron Midnight Beauty
(H6) Almost black buds open to dark burgundy red flowers with a darker blotch, wavy edge and cream coloured anther. Height 150-175cm in 10 years. • Recommended for: Tough variety and stunning colour.• Easy to grow.• Ideal position: Dappled shade in most garden situations.• Habit: Can be thin so plant with other Rhododendrons.• Group: Hardy Hybrid.• Parentage: ‘Frank...
£295.00

Rhododendron Mrs T.H. Lowinsky  AGMRhododendron Mrs T.H. Lowinsky  AGM
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Rhododendron Mrs T.H. Lowinsky AGM
Mauve buds open to orchid pink and fade to white with a conspicuous and distinctive orange blotch in June. Mrs T H Lowinsky is a very hardy and fast growing plant. Height 180-200cm in 10 years.She is ideal for hedging and screening. Vigorous and tolerant of heat.Also known as Mrs Tom H. Lowinsky. Recommended for: Hedging/screening. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Most garden situations. Habit:...
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Rhododendron Nobleanum Red
(H5) Early red flowers in a small rounded truss. A dense bush which flowers any time from January to March, often flowering again after frosts to welcome in the spring. Height 140-160cm in 10 years. Recommended for: Early flower. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Most garden situations. Habit: Dense. Group: Hybrid Rhododendron. Parentage: caucasicum(s) X arboreum. Hybridization date: pre 1900...
£27.95

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:...
£27.95
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...
£24.95

Rhododendron OliviaRhododendron Olivia
Rhododendron Olivia
****New. Launched at Chelsea Flower Show 2019, and seen on BBC Gardener's World**** Deep pink in bud opening to white with a creamy yellow centre and yellow speckles. Height 125-150cm in 10 years. A choice new variety raised by George Hyde and named by his daughter Rosemary Legrand, named as part of a collection with Shakespearian names. Recommended for: Specimen plant. Easy to grow. Ideal position:...
£175.00
Rhododendron Peter Alan
Rhododendron Peter Alan
(H6) Purple blue flowers with a prominent darker flare, in a good upright truss, flowering in late May. Strong growing plant with upright habit and dark green foliage. Height 150-175cm in 10 years. Requires moist acid soil. A Purple Splendour hybrid raised by Girard.
£25.95

Rhododendron Queen Elizabeth IIRhododendron Queen Elizabeth II
Rhododendron Queen Elizabeth II
Lovely glowing trusses of clear primrose yellow funnel shaped flowers 30 x 115mm in early-mid May. This is a vigorous strong growing plant of fairly upright open habit. Height 140-160cm in 10 years.As with all yellow Rhododendrons, this plant does need good drainage (but not dry conditions!). It also needs some shelter. Recommended as a nice vigorous plant with pretty flowers. Easy to grow. Ideal...
£295.00
Rhododendron Rocket
Rhododendron Rocket
Frilled vibrant deep pink flowers with a scarlet blotch in a conical truss. Flowering in early May it has ribbed, thick and glossy foliage. Young growth is coppery bronze. A very useful plant that is heat and sun tolerant with a bushy, upright habit. Height 150-180cm in 10 years. Recommended for: Hedging/screening. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Most garden situations. Habit: Dense. Group:...
£149.00

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Rhododendron Rosalind
(H5) Loose trusses of rose pink broadly funnel-shaped flowers in April-May. An interesting slow growing plant with grey-green rounded leaves, raised by Lord Aberconway, Bodnant Gardens. Height 125-150cm in 10 years. Raised by Lord Aberconway, Bodnant Gardens, 1938Parentage: thomsonii X oreodoxa var. fargesiiRHS Award of Merit, 1938
£175.00
Rhododendron Roseum Elegans
Rhododendron Roseum Elegans
Beautiful lavender flowers fading to pink, with reddish brown spotting. Flowering in late May early June this lovely old hybrid has olive green foliage. It tolerates sun, heat and cold and is a dense and vigorous grower. It is ideal for windbreaks or hedging and screening. Height 180cm in 10 years. Recommended for: Hedging/screening. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Most garden situations. Habit:...
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Rhododendron Scintillation AGMRhododendron Scintillation AGM
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Rhododendron Scintillation AGM
Wonderful large pastel-pink flowers with a yellow brown flare. Flowering in mid May this is an excellent very hardy hybrid with deep green glossy leaves. It is heat and cold tolerant and most suitable for hedging and screening. It does prefer a position in light shade. Height 150-180cm in 10 years. Recommended for: Hedging/screening. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Dappled shade. Habit: Dense. Group:...
£25.95
Rhododendron Tortoiseshell Orange  AGMRhododendron Tortoiseshell Orange  AGM
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Rhododendron Tortoiseshell Orange AGM
Very attractive orange-red flowers shaded pink in loose trusses during June. It forms a compact dome shaped plant with attractive glossy leaves. It will perform best in some shade and in a sheltered position. Height 140-160cm in 10 years. Recommended for: gorgeous orange flowers. Plantsman range. Ideal position: Dappled shade, needs careful site selection. Habit: Dense. Group: Hybrid Rhododendron. Parentage:...
£27.95

Rhododendron Van
Rhododendron Van
This is a sister seedling to R. Anna Rose Whitney, grown by Van Veen Nurseries near Portland in Oregon, hence the name! It has distinctive deep pink flowers with deeper spotting in the centre during May - June. It is a handsome and dense plant that regularly flowers really well. Lots of people like R. Anna Rose Whitney, but it is prone to powdery mildew, whereas R. Van grows cleanly without any trouble,...
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Rhododendron Vulcan  AGMRhododendron Vulcan  AGM
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Rhododendron Vulcan AGM
This is a stunning plant with tall trusses of fiery-red flowers in May-June. It has long leaves and forms a compact, dome shaped bush. It will perform best in a fairly sunny position but is tough and always reliable. Height 140-160cm in 10 years.Please note this variety has a broad habit, wider than its height. Specimen sizes will typically be measured across the spread of the plant. Recommended...
£24.95

Rhododendron Wilgen's Ruby
Rhododendron Wilgen's Ruby
Nice deep red flowers with brown spotting on the upper lobes. Flowering in late May it has a good compact habit. Height 120-150cm in 10 years.Wilgins Ruby would make the perfect gift for a Ruby Wedding Anniversary! Recommended for: Good red with tidy habit. Easy to grow. Ideal position: Most garden situations. Habit: Dense. Group: Hybrid Rhododendron. Parentage: 'Britannia' X 'John Walter'. Hybridization...
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