RHODODENDRON 'Cornish Red'

RHODODENDRON HYBRIDS

The tallest growing of all the Cornish woodland rhododendrons. Can reach 60-80 feet in maturity with large trusses of reddish-purple flowers
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
  • Red
    Reddish purple flowers
  • Height
    To 12m (39ft)
  • Spread
    To 4m (13ft)
  • Tall Shrub
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
    Shelter from strong winds
  • Partial shade

RHODODENDRON 'Cornish Red'

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
Large only £45.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Shallow planting is essential.
    Pests & Diseases
    Vine weevils, scale insects, honey fungus, powdery mildew, bud blast.
    Place of origin
    Possibly from 'Smithii' ( a cross between R. arboreum and R. ponticum made at Kingston-upon-Thames, later the Veitch nursery) or the same cross made at Randall's nursery, St Austell, Cornwall
  • Burncoose Specialities
    Rhododendrons
  • Core Plants
    Rhododendron
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Woodland garden
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Oblanceolate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
  • Soil Conditions
    Acid / ericaceous loving
    Ideally pH 4.5-6.0
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich
    Neutral to acid soil
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    (People & Pets)
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Cold weather damage to evergreen plants
Rhododendron - Care Guide
Rhododendron - Propagation
Rhododendron - Video Spotlights
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 1) Collecting Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 2) Storing Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 3) Planting Seeds
to 12m (39ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  to 4m (13ft)
 
ACER griseum and RHODODENDRON 'Cornish Red'
ACER platanoides 'Drummondii' and RHODODENDRON 'Cornish Red'
AMOMYRTUS luma and RHODODENDRON 'Cornish Red'
ARAUCARIA araucana and RHODODENDRON 'Cornish Red'
AZALEA - EVERGREEN 'Greenway' and RHODODENDRON 'Cornish Red'
AZALEA - EVERGREEN 'Hinomayo' and RHODODENDRON 'Cornish Red'
CAMELLIA 'Brigadoon' and RHODODENDRON 'Cornish Red'
CAMELLIA 'Elsie Jury' and RHODODENDRON 'Cornish Red'
CLEMATIS armandii and RHODODENDRON 'Cornish Red'
CORYLOPSIS pauciflora and RHODODENDRON 'Cornish Red'
CORYLOPSIS sinensis and RHODODENDRON 'Cornish Red'
CORYLOPSIS spicata and RHODODENDRON 'Cornish Red'
DRIMYS winteri var latifolia and RHODODENDRON 'Cornish Red'
ENKIANTHUS perulatus and RHODODENDRON 'Cornish Red'
MAGNOLIA amoena and RHODODENDRON 'Cornish Red'
MAGNOLIA 'Caerhays Belle' and RHODODENDRON 'Cornish Red'
MAGNOLIA campbellii and RHODODENDRON 'Cornish Red'
MAGNOLIA 'Delia Williams' and RHODODENDRON 'Cornish Red'
MAGNOLIA 'Peachy' and RHODODENDRON 'Cornish Red'
MAGNOLIA 'Phelan Bright' and RHODODENDRON 'Cornish Red'
MAGNOLIA sargentiana var robusta and RHODODENDRON
MAGNOLIA sprengeri 'Diva' and RHODODENDRON 'Cornish Red'
MAGNOLIA sprengeri 'Diva' 'Burncoose' and RHODODENDRON 'Cornish Red'
MAGNOLIA 'Star Wars' and RHODODENDRON 'Cornish Red'
MAGNOLIA stellata keiskei and RHODODENDRON 'Cornish Red'
MAGNOLIA 'Susan' and RHODODENDRON 'Cornish Red'
MAGNOLIA x loebneri 'Donna' and RHODODENDRON 'Cornish Red'
MAGNOLIA x loebneri 'Leonard Messel' and RHODODENDRON 'Cornish Red'
MAGNOLIA x soulangeana 'Alba Superba' and RHODODENDRON 'Cornish Red'
MAGNOLIA x veitchii 'Isca' and RHODODENDRON 'Cornish Red'
RHODODENDRON 'Cornish Red'
RHODODENDRON 'Cornish Red' and RHODODENDRON davidsonianum
RHODODENDRON 'Cornish Red' and RHODODENDRON 'Fragrantissimum'
RHODODENDRON 'Cornish Red' and RHODODENDRON grande
RHODODENDRON 'Cornish Red' and STACHYURUS chinensis
ACER griseum

ACER griseum

Paper-bark maple
Available from £19.00

ACER platanoides 'Drummondii'

ACER platanoides 'Drummondii'

Norway maple
Available from £65.00

AMOMYRTUS luma

AMOMYRTUS luma

Myrtle, Luma, Ugni
Available from £15.00

ARAUCARIA araucana

ARAUCARIA araucana

Chilean pine, Monkey puzzle
Available from £30.00

AZALEA - EVERGREEN 'Greenway'

AZALEA - EVERGREEN 'Greenway'

Available from £15.50

AZALEA - EVERGREEN 'Hinomayo'

AZALEA - EVERGREEN 'Hinomayo'

Available from £15.50

CAMELLIA 'Brigadoon'

CAMELLIA 'Brigadoon'

Available from £9.50

CAMELLIA 'Elsie Jury'

CAMELLIA 'Elsie Jury'

Available from £9.50

CLEMATIS armandii

CLEMATIS armandii

Virgin's bower
Available from £25.00

CORYLOPSIS pauciflora

CORYLOPSIS pauciflora

Cowslip bush, Winter hazel
Available from £22.50

CORYLOPSIS sinensis

CORYLOPSIS sinensis

Available from £17.50

CORYLOPSIS spicata

CORYLOPSIS spicata

Cowslip bush, Winter hazel
Available from £19.50

DRIMYS winteri var latifolia

DRIMYS winteri var latifolia

Winter's bark
Available from £16.50

ENKIANTHUS perulatus

ENKIANTHUS perulatus


MAGNOLIA amoena

MAGNOLIA amoena


MAGNOLIA 'Caerhays Belle'

MAGNOLIA 'Caerhays Belle'

Available from £25.00

MAGNOLIA campbellii

MAGNOLIA campbellii


MAGNOLIA 'Delia Williams'

MAGNOLIA 'Delia Williams'


MAGNOLIA x loebneri 'Donna'

MAGNOLIA x loebneri 'Donna'


MAGNOLIA x loebneri 'Leonard Messel'

MAGNOLIA x loebneri 'Leonard Messel'

Available from £17.50

MAGNOLIA 'Peachy'

MAGNOLIA 'Peachy'

Available from £80.00

MAGNOLIA 'Phelan Bright'

MAGNOLIA 'Phelan Bright'

Available from £60.00

MAGNOLIA sargentiana var robusta

MAGNOLIA sargentiana var robusta


MAGNOLIA x soulangeana 'Alba Superba'

MAGNOLIA x soulangeana 'Alba Superba'

Tulip magnolia
Available from £16.50

MAGNOLIA sprengeri 'Diva'

MAGNOLIA sprengeri 'Diva'

Available from £60.00

MAGNOLIA sprengeri 'Diva' 'Burncoose'

MAGNOLIA sprengeri 'Diva' 'Burncoose'

Available from £25.00

MAGNOLIA 'Star Wars'

MAGNOLIA 'Star Wars'

Available from £20.00

MAGNOLIA stellata keiskei

MAGNOLIA stellata keiskei

Star magnolia
Available from £60.00

MAGNOLIA 'Susan'

MAGNOLIA 'Susan'

Available from £20.00

MAGNOLIA x veitchii 'Isca'

MAGNOLIA x veitchii 'Isca'


RHODODENDRON

RHODODENDRON

Rose bay

 

RHODODENDRON davidsonianum


RHODODENDRON grande

RHODODENDRON grande


RHODODENDRON 'Fragrantissimum'

RHODODENDRON 'Fragrantissimum'

Available from £30.00

STACHYURUS chinensis

STACHYURUS chinensis

Available from £19.50

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