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RHODODENDRON

Commonly known as Rose bay

Scented Rhododendrons suitable for conservatory or cool greenhouse are marked with an asterisk.

Syn. Azalea.

Genus of more than 1000 species of evergreen and deciduous trees and shrubs from Europe, Asia, Australasia and North America, particularly southwestern China, Tibet, Burma, northern India and New Guinea.

Evergreen rhododendrons vary greatly in size and usually have bell-shaped flowers with 10 stamens.

Azaleas have smaller, thinner leaves and are generally medium-sized shrubs with smaller, funnel-shaped flowers with, usually, 5 stamens.

The problem rhododendron, vigorous hybrids of R. ponticum, which is colonizing large areas has been given the name R x superponticum and is subject to EU legislation under the "Invasive Alien Species Regulation".

 

 

Further Reading....

  • Deciduous
  • Evergreen
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade - most large-leaved species and hybrids require dappled shade.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - syn. Azalea. Shallow planting essential. Deadhead carefully where practical to promote vegetative growth.
  • Pests & Diseases - vine weevils, scale insects, powdery mildew, bud blast, honey fungus
  • Place of origin - Europe, Asia, Australasia, North America
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Greenhouse / conservatory - Not the sort of plants to be grown outside where there are likely to be frosts. These plants need to be grown in a conservatory or cool greenhouse or at least brought inside for the winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich
  • Neutral to acid soil - ideally pH 4.5 - 5.5
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -

Buy Varieties of RHODODENDRON

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RHODODENDRON 'Mrs Charles Pearson'   AWARD

RHODODENDRON 'Mrs Charles Pearson'  >

Mauve-pink in bud opening pale mauve and eventually turning white
Multibuy Any 3+ £20.00 each
£22.50 each
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Available again from OCTOBER / NOVEMBER 2020 - Dispatch will take place mid to late autumn.
also Large £40.00 each
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Available autumn 2020 -

RHODODENDRON 'Mrs T.H. Lowinsky'   AWARD

RHODODENDRON 'Mrs T.H. Lowinsky'  >

Hardy hybrid with lilac flowers spotted brown-orange
Multibuy Any 3+ £20.00 each
£22.50 each
also Large £40.00 each

RHODODENDRON 'Nova Zembla'

RHODODENDRON 'Nova Zembla'  >

Deep red flowers with a conspicuous dark blotch
Multibuy Any 3+ £20.00 each
£22.50 each
also Large £40.00 each

RHODODENDRON 'Ostara'

RHODODENDRON 'Ostara'  >

Deciduous with deep rose-pink flowers
£25.00 each
Large only £35.00 each

RHODODENDRON 'Patty Bee'   AWARD

RHODODENDRON 'Patty Bee'  >

Dwarf rhododendron. A choice dwarf hybrid with lemon-yellow flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ £20.00 each
£22.50 each

RHODODENDRON 'Percy Wiseman'   AWARD

RHODODENDRON 'Percy Wiseman'  >

Peach-white yak. hybrid
Multibuy Any 3+ £20.00 each
£22.50 each
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Available autumn 2020 -
also Large £40.00 each
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Available autumn 2020 -

RHODODENDRON 'Pinguin'

RHODODENDRON 'Pinguin'  >

Light violet flowers with a deep burgundy-red or almost black blotch
Multibuy Any 3+ £20.00 each
£22.50 each
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Available again from OCTOBER / NOVEMBER 2020 - Dispatch will take place mid to late autumn.

RHODODENDRON 'Pink Pearl'   AWARD

RHODODENDRON 'Pink Pearl'  >

Light pink
Multibuy Any 3+ £20.00 each
£22.50 each
also Large £40.00 each
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Availability yet to be determined - We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock

RHODODENDRON 'Polar Bear'

RHODODENDRON 'Polar Bear'  >

Highly scented and very late flowering hybrid with large trusses of white flowers
£35.00 each
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Available again from OCTOBER / NOVEMBER 2020 - Dispatch will take place mid to late autumn.

RHODODENDRON 'Polaris'

RHODODENDRON 'Polaris'  >

('Hachmann's Polaris') - carmine-red in bud opening to pink marked with green
Multibuy Any 3+ £20.00 each
£22.50 each

RHODODENDRON 'Polar Night'

RHODODENDRON 'Polar Night'  >

Compact growing with trusses of light purple flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ £20.00 each
£22.50 each
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Available again from OCTOBER / NOVEMBER 2020 - Dispatch will take place mid to late autumn.
also Large £35.00 each
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Available again from August 2020 -

RHODODENDRON 'Praecox'   AWARD

RHODODENDRON 'Praecox'  >

Early mauve
Multibuy Any 3+ £20.00 each
£22.50 each

RHODODENDRON 'Princess Alice'

RHODODENDRON 'Princess Alice'  >

White flushed pink, fragrant
£25.00 each

RHODODENDRON 'Princess Anne'   AWARD

RHODODENDRON 'Princess Anne'  >

Semi-dwarf rhododendron. Dense habit and flowers which are greenish in bud opening pale yellow
Multibuy Any 3+ £20.00 each
£22.50 each

RHODODENDRON 'Purple Splendour'

RHODODENDRON 'Purple Splendour'  >

Rich purplish-blue flowers, very hardy
Large only £40.00 each
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Available autumn 2020 -

RHODODENDRON 'Saffron Queen'

RHODODENDRON 'Saffron Queen'  >

Canary-yellow, bushy habit
Multibuy Any 3+ £20.00 each
£22.50 each

RHODODENDRON 'Saint Merryn'   AWARD

RHODODENDRON 'Saint Merryn'  >

Dwarf rhododendron. Spreading habit with deep violet-blue flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ £20.00 each
£22.50 each
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Availability yet to be determined - We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock

RHODODENDRON 'Scarlet Wonder'   AWARD

RHODODENDRON 'Scarlet Wonder'  >

Semi-dwarf rhododendron. Dark red
Multibuy Any 3+ £20.00 each
£22.50 each

RHODODENDRON 'Sir Charles Lemon'   AWARD

RHODODENDRON 'Sir Charles Lemon'  >

Large trusses of white flowers with faint red spotting. Bright cinnamon-brown indumentum. Tree like.
Multibuy Any 3+ £20.00 each
£22.50 each

RHODODENDRON 'Sleepy'

RHODODENDRON 'Sleepy'  >

Dwarf rhododendron. Lilac-mauve with brown spotting. Yak hybrid
Multibuy Any 3+ £20.00 each
£22.50 each
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Availability yet to be determined - We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock

RHODODENDRON 'Sneezy'   AWARD

RHODODENDRON 'Sneezy'  >

Dwarf rhododendron. Soft pink yak. hybrid
Multibuy Any 3+ £20.00 each
£22.50 each
also Large £40.00 each

RHODODENDRON 'Snow Lady'

RHODODENDRON 'Snow Lady'  >

Dwarf rhododendron. Compact shrub with hairy leaves and fragrant white flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ £20.00 each
£22.50 each
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Availability yet to be determined - We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock

RHODODENDRON 'Solidarity'

RHODODENDRON 'Solidarity'  >

Deep pink ageing to paler pink
Multibuy Any 3+ £20.00 each
£22.50 each
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Availability yet to be determined - We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock

RHODODENDRON 'Surrey Heath'

RHODODENDRON 'Surrey Heath'  >

Dwarf rhododendron. Yak. hybrid with rose-pink flowers and brown spots
Multibuy Any 3+ £20.00 each
£22.50 each
also Large £35.00 each
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Available autumn 2020 -

RHODODENDRON 'Taurus'   AWARD

RHODODENDRON 'Taurus'  >

Strong red with darker markings
Multibuy Any 3+ £20.00 each
£22.50 each
Large £40.00 each
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Available autumn 2020 -

RHODODENDRON 'Tinkerbird'

RHODODENDRON 'Tinkerbird'  >

White flowers flushed pink. Scented
£25.00 each

RHODODENDRON 'Tinner's Blush'

RHODODENDRON 'Tinner's Blush'  >

Williamsianum x decorum hybrid with trusses of light pink flowers
£25.00 each
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Availability yet to be determined - We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock

RHODODENDRON 'Titian Beauty'

RHODODENDRON 'Titian Beauty'  >

Semi-dwarf rhododendron. Geranium red yak. hybrid
Multibuy Any 3+ £20.00 each
£22.50 each

RHODODENDRON 'Tortoiseshell Champagne'   AWARD

RHODODENDRON 'Tortoiseshell Champagne'  >

Rich yellow funnel-shaped flowers fading to pale yellow and tinged pink
Large only £35.00 each
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Availability yet to be determined - We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock

RHODODENDRON 'Tortoiseshell Orange'   AWARD

RHODODENDRON 'Tortoiseshell Orange'  >

Deep orange flowers late in the season
Large only £35.00 each

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