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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
  • Dwarf shrub - Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions.
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
  • Tall Shrub
  • 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
  • Burncoose Specialities - Rhododendrons -
  • 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
  • Patio / pot plants
  • Suitable for small gardens - Suitable for small gardens
  • Woodland garden
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving - - ideally pH 4.5-6.0
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
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

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RHODODENDRON 'Lady Alice Fitzwilliam'   AWARD

RHODODENDRON 'Lady Alice Fitzwilliam'  >

Pink buds opening white, scented
£25.00 each 
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RHODODENDRON 'Lem's Monarch'   AWARD

RHODODENDRON 'Lem's Monarch'  >

Red in bud opening to huge stunning pink flower trusses with red edging fading to pale pink
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£22.50 each 
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RHODODENDRON loderi 'King George'  AWARD

RHODODENDRON loderi 'King George'  >

Soft pink in bud opening to pure white, highly scented
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£22.50 each 
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RHODODENDRON loderi 'Pink Diamond'  AWARD

RHODODENDRON loderi 'Pink Diamond'  >

Slightly smaller flowers than loderi 'King George'. A delicate pink with a basal flash of crimson
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£22.50 each 
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RHODODENDRON 'Lord Roberts'   AWARD

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Deep red marking in black throat
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£22.50 each 
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RHODODENDRON 'Marcel Menard'   AWARD

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Deep purple-violet flowers with greenish speckling in the throat
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£22.50 each 
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RHODODENDRON 'May Day'   AWARD

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Scarlet
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£22.50 each 
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RHODODENDRON 'Midnight Beauty'

RHODODENDRON 'Midnight Beauty'  >

Very dark burgundy-red flower
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£22.50 each 
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RHODODENDRON 'Moerheim'   AWARD

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Dwarf rhododendron. Violet flowers. Probably a hybrid of impeditum
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£22.50 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

RHODODENDRON 'Moser's Maroon'

RHODODENDRON 'Moser's Maroon'  >

Maroon-red flowers with darker markings inside
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£22.50 each 
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RHODODENDRON 'Mrs Charles Pearson'   AWARD

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Mauve-pink in bud opening pale mauve and eventually turning white
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£22.50 each 
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RHODODENDRON 'Mrs T.H. Lowinsky'   AWARD

RHODODENDRON 'Mrs T.H. Lowinsky'  >

Hardy hybrid with lilac flowers spotted brown-orange
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£22.50 each 
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RHODODENDRON 'Nova Zembla'

RHODODENDRON 'Nova Zembla'  >

Deep red flowers with a conspicuous dark blotch
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£22.50 each 
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RHODODENDRON 'Ostara'

RHODODENDRON 'Ostara'  >

Deciduous with deep rose-pink flowers
£25.00 each 
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RHODODENDRON 'Patty Bee'   AWARD

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Dwarf rhododendron. A choice dwarf hybrid with lemon-yellow flowers
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£22.50 each 
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RHODODENDRON 'Percy Wiseman'   AWARD

RHODODENDRON 'Percy Wiseman'  >

Peach-white yak. hybrid
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£22.50 each 
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RHODODENDRON 'Pinguin'

RHODODENDRON 'Pinguin'  >

Light violet flowers with a deep burgundy-red or almost black blotch
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£22.50 each 
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RHODODENDRON 'Pink Pearl'   AWARD

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Light pink
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£22.50 each 
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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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RHODODENDRON 'Polaris'

RHODODENDRON 'Polaris'  >

('Hachmann's Polaris') - carmine-red in bud opening to pink marked with green
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£22.50 each 
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RHODODENDRON 'Polar Night'

RHODODENDRON 'Polar Night'  >

Compact growing with trusses of light purple flowers
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£22.50 each 
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RHODODENDRON 'Praecox'   AWARD

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Early mauve
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£22.50 each 
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RHODODENDRON 'Princess Alice'

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White flushed pink, fragrant
£25.00 each 
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RHODODENDRON 'Princess Anne'   AWARD

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Semi-dwarf rhododendron. Dense habit and flowers which are greenish in bud opening pale yellow
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£22.50 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

RHODODENDRON 'Saffron Queen'

RHODODENDRON 'Saffron Queen'  >

Canary-yellow, bushy habit
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£22.50 each 
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RHODODENDRON 'Scarlet Wonder'   AWARD

RHODODENDRON 'Scarlet Wonder'  >

Semi-dwarf rhododendron. Dark red
£16.00 each 
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RHODODENDRON 'Sir Charles Lemon'   AWARD

RHODODENDRON 'Sir Charles Lemon'  >

Large trusses of white flowers with faint red spotting. Bright cinnamon-brown indumentum. Tree like.
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£22.50 each 
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RHODODENDRON 'Sneezy'   AWARD

RHODODENDRON 'Sneezy'  >

Dwarf rhododendron. Soft pink yak. hybrid
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£22.50 each 
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RHODODENDRON 'Snow Lady'

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Dwarf rhododendron. Compact shrub with hairy leaves and fragrant white flowers
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£22.50 each 
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RHODODENDRON 'Surrey Heath'

RHODODENDRON 'Surrey Heath'  >

Dwarf rhododendron. Yak. hybrid with rose-pink flowers and brown spots
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£22.50 each 
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