Rhododendron Trees For Sale in New Zealand

At Wairere we have a specially chosen selection of our favourite Rhododendrons picked for top performance and flower power. There is a wide colour range to choose from along with fragrant varieties. Bibiani, Anna Rose Whitney, Bumble Bee, John Bull, Kaponga, Unique, Percy Wiseman to name just a few. For those with limited space look for the Yakushimanum hybrids.The name Rhododendron comes from the Greek 'rhodo' for rose and 'dendron' for tree so it is fitting that here at Wairere where we really love Roses that we also love these magnificent evergreen shrubs that were once known as 'Rose-trees'. Give them the right growing conditions and they be stand out performers in the spring garden. Rhododendrons like well mulched acid soil to keep their fibrous root system cool. Dappled light is best but as long as the root system is well protected they will cope with some sun. There are over 10,000 named and registered Rhododendron hybrids so there is no excuse not to find the perfect Rhododendron to complement your planting scheme. Browse through our range on our secure web-site or pop along to the nursery at 826 Gordonton Road, Hamilton to get up close and personal. We are happy to carefully package and send your selection to anywhere in New Zealand because here at Wairere gardening is never a drag.


Rhododendron Anah Kruschke

A lovely Rhododendron with deep green foliage and a neat and tidy habit. The compact trusses of bloom appear in spring and are in tones of pale lavender and purple with a hint of red at the throat. Plant in semi shade, avoid Lime and mulch annually for best results. Evergreen.

Colour: Mauve Red
Habit: Compact
Height: 2.5m x 1.5m


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Rhododendron Anna Rose Whitney

Very large, rounded trusses of brilliant bright pink decorate this Rhododendron in spring. Vigorous bushy growth habit with attractive foliage. Happiest with dappled light. Mulch around the roots annually to keep cool. Avoid Lime. Evergreen.

Colour: Pink
Habit: Compact
Height: 2.5m x 2m


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Rhododendron Bibiani

Drop dead gorgeous flowers of deep waxy red decorate the glossy deep green foliage from late winter-early spring. Vigorous and easy to grow in dappled light. Prefers acid soil and a nice layer of mulch applied annually. Avoid Lime. A must have for anyone who likes Rhododendrons. Evergreen.

Colour: Red Red
Habit: Upright
Height: 2m x 2m


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Rhododendron Furnivals Daughter

Show bright pink blooms with a bright cherry pink flare appear in large trusses in mid spring. A vigorous upright grower with large green leaves. Happiest in semi-shade and acid soil. Mulch regularly to keep the roots cool. Evergreen.

Colour: Pink Red
Habit: Upright
Height: 1.8m x 1.5m


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Rhododendron Helene Schiffner

An award winning Rhododendron the dainty dark green foliage and a nice rounded habit. In spring mauve buds open to pure white flowers with a dusting of green in the throat. Very beautiful. The red stems complete the picture. Plant in semi-shade with acid soil for best results. Evergreen.

Colour: White Mauve
Habit: Upright
Height: 2m x 1.5m


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Rhododendron Hydon Hunter

A R. yakusimanum hybrid which means this Rhododendron will be small and compact apart from the flowers that is which are large and showy. The flowers appear in spring and are toned reddish-purple with a margin of pink. Plant in a container or the garden in a semi-shaded position. Evergreen.

Colour: Pink Pink
Habit: Upright
Height: 1m x 1m


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Rhododendron Jean Marie De Montague

Handsome deep emerald green foliage that will tolerate some sun and trusses of bright red blooms that appear in mid spring. Flowers from a young age, robust and hardy. Happiest in semi-shade with acid soil. Mulch annually to keep the roots cool. Evergreen.

Colour: Red
Habit: Upright
Height: 1.5m x 1.5m


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Rhododendron Jingle Bells

A nice compact Rhododendron with loose trusses of frilly orange blooms suffused with yellow. The flowers smother the long narrow foliage in mid spring. Happiest in semi-shade with acid soil, suitable for container growing. Evergreen.

Colour: Orange Yellow
Habit: Compact
Height: 1m x 1m


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Rhododendron John Bull

Worth planting in the garden for the fragrance alone but you will also be delighted by the pink buds that open out into pretty palest pink-cream blooms in spring. Nice foliage too. Plant in semi-shade with acid soil for best results. Evergreen.

Colour: Pink Cream
Habit: Upright
Height: 1m x 1m


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Rhododendron Maddenii

Species. Bronze-green foliage, decorative papery bark and very fragrant blooms that appear in late spring. The blooms are trumpet shaped and toned cream with a flush of pink. Prefers a semi-shaded sheltered spot and acid soil. Mulch annually to keep the roots cool. Evergreen.

Colour: Cream Pink
Habit: Upright
Height: 2m x 2m


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Rhododendron maddenii virginalis

Bronze-green foliage, decorative papery bark and very fragrant blooms that appear in late spring. The blooms are trumpet shaped and pure white. Prefers a semi-shaded, sheltered spot and acid soil. Mulch annually to keep the roots cool. Evergreen.

Colour: White
Habit: Upright
Height: 2m x 1.5m


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Rhododendron Mount Everest

A vigorous and reliable Rhododendron with large trusses of snowy white flowers with a hint of brown speckling in the throat. Flowers in spring. Plant in a semi-shaded spot with acid soil and mulch annually to keep the roots cool. Evergreen.

Colour: White
Habit: Upright
Height: 2.5m x 2m


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Rhododendron Olin O'Dobbs

Beautiful blooms of deep, rich, blackberry purple with a hint of coffee coloured spotting towards the throat of the flower will be much admired in spring. This Rhododendron is happiest in a semi-shaded cool spot in the garden with acid soil. Mulch the roots annually. Evergreen.

Colour: Purple Red
Habit: Compact
Height: 1.2m x 1m


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Rhododendron Princess Alice

A deliciously fragrant Rhododendron with elegant white blooms that open from pale pink buds. A real delight for a semi-shaded, sheltered spot in the garden or equally lovely in a container. Needs protection from harsh frost and acid soil to do really well. Evergreen.

Colour: Pink White
Habit: Upright
Height: 1.5m x 1m


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Rhododendron Purple Heart

Compact and sturdy with glowing violet purple blooms that have a hint of bronze-green in the throat. Flowers in spring and is much admired. Plant in semi-shade with acid soil for best results. Mulch annually to keep the roots cool Evergreen.

Colour: Purple Red
Habit: Compact
Height: 1.5m x 1m


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Rhododendron Purple Splendour

Splendid indeed with royal purple frilled florets that form large decorative trusses towards late spring. The blooms are highlighted with almost black markings in the throat. A strong erect grower that will perform best in a semi-shaded spot. Prefers acid soil. Evergreen.

Colour: Purple Black
Habit: Upright
Height: 2m x 1.5m


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Rhododendron Sappho

Narrow foliage in tones of olive green and an open habit. In spring striking blooms of white, blotched with purple-black appear in nice round trusses. Plant in semi-shade with acid soil for best results. Mulch annually to keep the roots cool. Evergreen.

Colour: White Red
Habit: Upright
Height: 2m x 1.8m


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Rhododendron Sir Robert Peel

If you like Rhododendrons then it would be criminal not to include this hardy and vigorous cultivar in your collection. Tight trusses of bright carmine pink will put on a wonderful display in early spring. Plant in semi-shade with acid soil for best results. Evergreen.

Colour: Red
Habit: Upright
Height: 4m x 2m


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Rhododendron Taurus

An award winning Rhododendron with handsome dark green foliage that always looks good. The early spring blooms appear in great globular trusses of glowing red with a speckling of black. WOW. Happiest in semi-shade with acid soil. Mulch annually to keep the roots cool. Evergreen.

Colour: Red Black
Habit: Upright
Height: 1.8m x 1.5m


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Rhododendron Unique

A very popular Rhododendron and deservedly so as it is 'Uniquely' beautiful. Fat bright pink buds open to large blooms of rich cream, which, are so numerous, they almost smother the foliage. Nice rounded habit. Flowers mid spring. Plant in a semi-shaded spot with acid soil. Evergreen.

Colour: Pink Cream
Habit: Upright
Height: 1.2m x 1.2m


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Rhododendron Van Dec

Very showy, large, well formed trusses of pastel mauve-pink will delight in mid spring. A strong vigorous grower with a tidy habit. Plant in a semi-shaded spot with acid soil and mulch annually to keep the roots cool. Evergreen.

Colour: Pink Mauve
Habit: Upright
Height: 1.5m x 1m


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Rhododendron Whitneys Orange

Unusual soft apricot-orange blooms that are attractively blotched with a deeper tone of the same shade. Each bloom is edged in red. Would look great in a terracotta pot or equally at home in a semi-shaded part of the garden. Mulch the roots regularly to keep cool. Evergreen.

Colour: Orange Red
Habit: Compact
Height: .9m x .9m


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Rhododendron Winsome

Attractive reddish flower buds followed by beautiful rosy-cerise flowers which are bright and glowing. Very free flowering in spring. Compact habit with attractive, small pointed foliage that has coppery tones when young. Prefers semi-shade and acid soil. Evergreen.

Colour: Red Pink
Habit: Compact
Height: 1m x 1m


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Rhododendron Bruce Bretchbill

Beautiful rounded trusses of pink with a cream throat appear in early spring. A nice small and compact Rhododendron. Happiest in a semi-shaded position with acid soil. Mulch regularly to keep the surface roots cool. Evergreen.

Colour: Pink Cream
Habit: Upright
Height: 2m x 1.5m


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Rhododendron Cherry Custard

An American hybrid with large funnel shaped blooms that are said to resemble Cherry Custard Ice-Cream in tone. Don't think that's a flavour we have in NZ. Anyway the blooms are custard yellow blended with cherry red and appear in spring. Prefers dappled light and acid soil. Evergreen.

Colour: Yellow Red
Habit: Upright
Height: 1.2m x 1m


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Rhododendron Christmas Cheer

Large rose pink buds open out to funnel shaped, frilly blooms of pale pink that gradually fade to almost white. The blooms start to appear in winter, nice compact growth habit. Plant in dappled light with acid soil and mulch annually to keep the roots cool. Avoid Lime. Evergreen.

Colour: Pink White
Habit: Upright
Height: 2m x 1.5m


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Rhododendron Chrysomanicum

Bring some sunshine yellow to the garden in winter with this lovely little Rhododendron which is free flowering and very showy. The open trumpet shaped blooms form loose trusses of yellow set nicely against the green slightly 'hairy' foliage. Prefers a sunny spot and acid soil. Evergreen.

Colour: Yellow
Habit: Compact
Height: 1m x 1m


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Rhododendron Cilpinense

This compact bush has soft apple-blossom coloured flowers touched with a deeper pink. Leaves are deep forest green. Flowers in September.

Colour: Pink
Habit: Upright
Height: 1m x 1m


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Rhododendron Cornubia

Large trusses of bright red bell shaped blooms appear from late winter. Dark green foliage and an erect open habit. Plant in semi-shade with acid soil for best results however 'Cornubia' is known to cope with more sun that many other cultivars. Evergreen.

Colour: Red
Habit: Upright
Height: 3m x 2m


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Rhododendron Dendricola

A special species Rhododendron from the mountains of Burma. The blooms are beautifully fragrant and toned palest pink to white with a speckled blotch of yellow in the centre. Flowers in spring. Plant in dappled light with acid soil and mulch annually to keep the roots cool. Evergreen.

Colour: Pink White
Habit: Upright
Height: 3m x 2m


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Rhododendron Dora Amateis

With an Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society you know that 'Dora' is going to perform well in the garden. The white blooms are speckled green and open from pink buds. The blooms appear in spring and have a spicy fragrance. Likes dappled light but is tolerant of sun. Evergreen.

Colour: White Green
Habit: Upright
Height: 1m x 1m


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Rhododendron Elegans

A vigorous, hardy and tolerant Rhododendron that has deep rose pink, trumpet blooms that form dense large trusses. Very free flowering, puts on a spectacular display mid spring. Plant in dappled light with acid soil and mulch annually to keep the roots cool. Est 10 yr. growth. Evergreen.

Colour: Pink
Habit: Upright
Height: 4m x 2.5m


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Rhododendron Fastuosum Flore Pleno

The double flowers of this dome shaped Rhododendron are the prettiest shade of soft mauve highlighted with a blotch of lemon-brown in the centre. The flowers appear in spring in loose trusses. Happiest in semi-shade with acid soil. Avoid Lime. Evergreen.

Colour: Mauve Yellow
Habit: Upright
Height: 2.5m x 2m


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Rhododendron Grierpont

A vigorous hybrid which flowers mid to late spring. The blooms are a deep purple-pink tone, the colour is more intense in the centre of the bloom. Puts on a lovely display in a semi-shaded spot. Prefers acid soil and a nice layer of mulch to keep the roots cool. Evergreen.

Colour: Purple Pink
Habit: Upright
Height: 1.5 x 1.5m


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Rhododendron Grumpy

This dwarf Rhododendron has deep green foliage and a very compact habit. The pale yellow flowers which are tinged with pink don't look at all 'grumpy' and in fact are quite cheerful when they emerge in spring. Plant in semi-shade in the garden or a container, prefers acid soil. Evergreen.

Colour: Yellow Pink
Habit: Compact
Height: 75cm x 50cm


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Rhododendron Helen Johnson

Striking salmon pink trumpet blooms with a deeper salmon-orange blotch in the throat of the flower. Very showy. Happiest in semi-shade with acid soil. Mulch the roots regularly to keep cool. Evergreen.

Colour: Pink
Habit: Compact
Height: 1.5m x 1m


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Rhododendron Kaponga

Bred by Bernard Holland and named for his garden near Kaponga this outstanding Rhododendron will become a firm favourite as long as you love red. Large balls of bright red bloom are borne in profusion around September. Compact habit. Tolerates sun or part shade. Evergreen.

Colour: Red
Habit: Compact
Height: 2m x 2m


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Rhododendron Black Sport

Large full trusses of deep wine purple with a dark blotch appear in spring. Handsome dark foliage and a vigorous upright habit make this a Rhododendron to add to your collection. Plant in semi-shade and mulch the roots regularly to keep cool. Avoid Lime. Evergreen.

Colour: Purple
Habit: Upright
Height: 1.8m x 1m


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Rhododendron Percy Wiseman

A really lovely award winning Rhododendron that has a rounded compact habit. Dark green, glossy foliage and breath taking blooms. Rounded trusses of cream flushed with pink and soft apricot appear mid spring and gradually fade to creamy-white as they age. Perfect for a semi-shaded spot. Evergreen.

Colour: Pink Cream
Habit: Upright
Height: 1m x 1m


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Rhododendron Pink Cherub

This evergreen Rhododendron flowers in spring with white, flushed light fuchsia purple blooms. Rose-bengal on reverse, in a rounded truss of 15-20 florets. Dark dull green leaves. Vigorous but compact plant. H1m.

Colour: White Purple
Habit: Compact
Height: 1m x 1m


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Rhododendron Pink Pearl

Delicious deep pink buds open to soft pink blooms with attractive spotting on the throat. A large upright Rhododendron that will put on a lovely display in spring. Happiest in semi-shade and acid soil. Mulch the roots to keep cool. Evergreen.

Colour: Pink
Habit: Upright
Height: 2m x 2m


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Rhododendron Sierra Sunset

Well I haven't ever seen a Sierra Sunset but if it looks like this Rhododendron in flower then I know it is truly beautiful. Handsome foliage and gorgeous luminous blooms in tones of red, yellow, orange and cream. Plant in a semi-shaded spot with acid soil. Evergreen.

Colour: Pink
Habit: Compact
Height: 1.2m x 1m


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Rhododendron Sneezy

With a name like 'Sneezy' you will not be surprised to learn that this is a dwarf Rhododendron with a low compact habit. The mid spring blooms are soft pink edged with deep pink. Ideal for a semi-shaded spot in the garden or perhaps a container. Prefers acid soil. Evergreen.

Colour: Pink Red
Habit: Compact
Height: 100cm x 100cm


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Rhododendron Baden Baden

A dwarf Rhododendron with bright green foliage and glowing red blooms that appear in spring. Excellent choice for the front of the border or perhaps a container in a shady corner. Prefers dappled light and acid soil, mulch annually and avoid Lime. Evergreen.

Colour: Red
Habit: Compact
Height: 60cm x 60cm


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Rhododendron Damozel

Large full trusses of striking ruby red flowers appear in spring. Handsome dark foliage and an upright habit make this a Rhododendron to add to your collection. Plant in semi-shade and mulch the roots regularly to keep cool. Avoid Lime. Evergreen.

Colour: Red
Habit: Upright
Height: 1.5m x 1m


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Rhododendron Double Eagle

A beautiful Rhododendron with fat pink buds that open to large trusses of soft yellow flowers with a pink blotch in the centre. Flowers appear in early spring. Dark green foliage and a compact habit. Plant in dappled light with acid soil and mulch annually to keep the roots cool. Evergreen.

Colour: Yellow Red
Habit: Compact
Height: 1.5m x 1.5m


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Rhododendron Dr Arnold W Endtz

Big, bold, rounded trusses of frilly cerise pink blooms will delight in spring. Dark green glossy foliage and a vigorous growth habit. Plant in dappled light though this cultivar is tolerant of some sun. Prefers acid soil and a nice layer of mulch to keep the roots cool. Evergreen. RHS AGM.

Colour: Pink Pink
Habit: Upright
Height: 1.5m x 1.5m


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Rhododendron Grace Seabrook

What a superb Rhododendron this is. A sturdy compact habit with large, deep green, handsome foliage. The wow happens in early spring when large rounded trusses of vivid red blooms will light up the garden. Plant in semi-shade with acid soil and mulch annually for best results. Evergreen.

Colour: Red
Habit: Compact
Height: 1.5m x 1.5m


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Rhododendron Nova Zembla

An outstanding Rhododendron with attractive bark, big handsome foliage and large bright red blooms that appear in spring. Plant in dappled light with acid soil for best results. Often described as a "proven performer" for all the right reasons. Evergreen.

Colour: Red
Habit: Upright
Height: 2m x 1.5m


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Rhododendron Snow Lady

A compact Rhododendron with interesting green foliage that is slightly "hairy". In spring large, waxy, white trumpets of bloom put on a real show. Lovely for a semi-shaded spot in the garden or can be container grown. Prefers acid soil. Evergreen.

Colour: White
Habit: Compact
Height: 1m x 1m


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Rhododendron Yellow Moon

An outstanding Rhododendron with gorgeous blooms that appear mid spring. Coral pink buds open to frilly, waxy blooms made up of a mass of lemon, bell-shaped flowers. Glossy green foliage and a nice compact habit. Must have! Happiest in semi-shade with acid soil. Evergreen.

Colour: Yellow Pink
Habit: Compact
Height: 1.5m x 1.5m


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Rhododendron Belle Heller

Beautiful globular trusses of white flowers with an attractive yellow blotch stand out against the leathery green foliage in spring. Plant in a semi-shaded position and mulch regularly to keep the roots cool. Avoid Lime. Evergreen.

Colour: White Yellow
Habit: Upright
Height: 1.5m x 1m


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Rhododendron Black Magic

Highly prized for the deliciously decadent deep black red blooms that appear in late spring. Dense compact habit with dark green foliage. Happiest planted in dappled light with acid soil. Avoid Lime. Evergreen.

Colour: Red
Habit: Compact
Height: 1.5m x 1m


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Rhododendron Blue Peter

Definitely one of our favourite Rhododendrons. Large trumpets of frilly soft mauve/blue flowers that have a punch of purple in the centre of each bloom. Nice compact habit. Happiest in semi-shade with acid soil. Mulch root area annually to keep cool. Avoid Lime. Evergreen.

Colour: Mauve Purple
Habit: Compact
Height: 2m x 1.5m


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Rhododendron Irene Bain

This Rhododendron has very attractive soft pink blooms fading to cream with a lovely deep pink frilly edge. NZ raised. Impressive large green foliage. Spring flowering. Plant in a semi-shaded position and mulch regularly to keep the roots cool. Evergreen. flowering.

Colour: Pink Pink
Habit: Upright
Height: 1m x 1m


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Rhododendron Iverys Scarlet

A stunning brilliant red erupts from small rounded trusses on this Rhodo. Like all Rhodos, prefers semi shade position and moist peat soils. Evergreen.

Colour: Red
Height: 2.5m x 2m


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Rhododendron Jodie King

This tidy and compact Yakusimanum hybrid has deep pink buds that open to reveal attractive large, mid pink blooms in mid spring. Can be grown in the garden or a container. Happiest in semi-shade and acid soil. Evergreen.

Colour: Pink
Habit: Compact
Height: 1m x 1m


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Rhododendron Keay Slocock

Bright pink buds open to butter cream blooms that appear in spring. Very pretty. Happiest in semi-shade with acid soil. Mulch the roots annually to keep cool. Evergreen.

Colour: Cream Pink
Habit: Compact
Height: 1.2m x 1m


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Rhododendron Lord Roberts

Lord Roberts is a handsome gentleman who has won an AGM for his good looks and top performance. Large ball shaped trusses of bright cerise red blooms splashed with deep maroon in the throat. Plant in a semi-shaded position and mulch regularly to keep the roots cool. Evergreen.

Colour: Pink Red
Habit: Upright
Height: 1.5m x 1m


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Rhododendron Manda Sue

Open trumpets of cream edged with deep shell pink appear in rounded trusses in spring. Very striking. Happiest in semi-shade with acid soil. Mulch the roots annually to keep cool. Evergreen.

Colour: Cream Pink
Habit: Compact
Height: 1m x 1m


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Rhododendron Mrs G W Leak

Wide funnel shaped flowers in light rose pink with a deeper pink towards the throat appear in mid spring. Happiest in semi-shade with acid soil. Mulch the roots annually to keep cool. Evergreen.

Colour: Pink
Habit: Compact
Height: 2m x 2m


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Rhododendron Ostbos Low Yellow

A very pretty Rhododendron with apricot buds that open to reveal cream and pale yellow blooms with an apricot centre. Generous with bloom in spring. Forms a nice compact bush with dark green foliage. Happiest in semi-shade in acid soil. Mulch regularly to keep the roots cool. Evergreen.

Colour: Cream Apricot
Habit: Compact
Height: 1m x 1m


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Rhododendron Saffron Queen

Small trumpet shaped flowers of soft saffron yellow are ideal to bring light into a shady corner. The leaves are long, narrow and quite glossy. Generous with bloom in mid spring. Happiest in semi-shade with acid soil. Mulch annually to keep the roots cool. Evergreen.

Colour: Yellow
Habit: Upright
Height: 1.5 x 1.5m


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Rhododendron Silver Edge

Yes a Rhododendron with variegated foliage in tones of silver and green - very striking and eye-catching. A strong upright grower that blooms mid spring with pretty light mauve-purple flowers. Plant in semi-shade with acid soil. Evergreen.

Colour: Mauve
Habit: Upright
Height: 2m x 1.5m


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Rhododendron Trude Webster

Large wide green foliage and a vigorous yet compact growth habit. The large foliage is complemented by equally large trusses of ruffled, clear pink flowers that appear mid spring. Lovely. Plant in semi-shade with acid soil for best results. Evergreen.

Colour: Pink
Habit: Upright
Height: 1.5m x 1m


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Rhododendron Virginia Richards

In spring, compact trusses of pink flowers open from deep apricot buds. The flowers mature to salmon-yellow with a crimson blotch. Long pointed evergreen foliage. Good strong healthy growth and a compact habit. Happiest in semi-shade with acid soil.

Colour: Pink Yellow
Habit: Upright
Height: 1.5m x 1m


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Rhododendron Vulcans Flame

Handsome dark green foliage, a broad rounded habit and ravishing red blooms in spring. The flowers present themselves in large domed trusses. Sensational. Will tolerate some sun but best in dappled light with acid soil. Evergreen.

Colour: Red
Habit: Upright
Height: 1.8m x 1.5m


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Rhododendron William Downing

Scintillating large blooms of deep burgundy-red are set against long flat leaves of deep green. Blooms late spring. Plant in a semi-shaded spot in acid soil for best results. Mulch annually to keep the roots cool. Evergreen.

Colour: Red Red
Habit: Upright
Height: 2m x 1.5m


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Rhododendron Milkmaid

A NZ Hybrid with long pale green foliage and dense trusses of creamy white flowers that open from pink buds. The flowers have a hint of yellow spotting in the throat. Upright bushy habit. Flowers appear around October. Plant in semi-shade with acid soil for best results. Evergreen.

Colour: Cream Yellow
Habit: Upright
Height: 200


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Rhododendron Bashful

Neat compact shrub, best in a sheltered situation. Rose pink with a reddish brown blotch on the flowers. One of Waterer's Seven Dwarves.

Colour: Pink Red
Habit: Compact
Height: 100cm x 100cm


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Rhododendron Felicity Fair

Bred in NZ by Felix Jury this handsome shrub has dark green leathery foliage. In spring fragrant trumpets of bloom in tones of pastel apricot with a pink flush and just a hint of orange in the throat will make you realize it is an excellent choice for a semi-shaded part of the garden. Evergreen.

Colour: Apricot
Habit: Upright
Height: 2.5m x 2m


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Rhododendron Gomer Waterer

Named for the American Nurseryman who bred this lovely Rhododendron in 1906. The purple buds open to off white blooms flushed with pink and speckled attractively at the throat. A slow compact grower that is very tolerant, even of some sun. Prefers an acid soil and some nice mulch around the roots. Evergreen.

Colour: White Pink
Habit: Compact
Height: 2m x 2m


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Rhododendron Pink Porcelain

An upright Rhododendron with handsome dark green foliage offset by glowing rose pink blooms that appear in large trusses in spring. The interior of the blooms is highlighted with soft salmon and yellow tones. Plant in a semi-shaded spot with acid soil. Evergreen.

Colour: Pink Yellow
Habit: Upright
Height: 1.5m x 1.5m


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Rhododendron Norrie King

A tall upright Rhododendron with handsome foliage and large trusses of rich rose pink that appear in spring. Happiest in a semi-shaded position with acid soil. Mulch the roots annually to keep cool. Evergreen.

Colour: Pink
Habit: Upright
Height: 2m x 1.5m


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Rhododendron Walloper Pink

An absolutely stunning Rhododendron with large, long green leaves topped off with huge trusses of satin pink flowers with a white under-tone. Magnificent in full bloom. Plant in a semi-shaded position in acid soil, mulch regularly to keep the roots cool. Evergreen.

Colour: Pink White
Habit: Upright
Height: 1.8m x 2m


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Rhododendron White Pearl

Rich pink buds appear in spring and open to beautiful large trusses of blush white blooms that have a hint of green in the centre. Handsome glossy green foliage and a vigorous upright habit. Plant in semi-shade in acid soil for best results. Evergreen.

Colour: White Pink
Habit: Upright
Height: 3m x 2m


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Rhododendron Suave

A very fragrant Rhododendron with white, blushed pink blooms that appear in spring. Tends to have a slightly open habit. Prefers a sheltered position in the semi-shade away from frost. Evergreen.

Colour: White Pink
Habit: Open
Height: 100cm x 80cm


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Rhododendron Red Eye

Well the name of this Rhododendron is a bit off putting but what it means is that the beautiful large blooms of reddish purple have an attractive central red zone. Nice compact grower and of course handsome green foliage. Plant in semi-shade in acid soil for best results. Evergreen.

Colour: Red Purple
Habit: Upright
Height: 1.5m x 1m


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Rhododendron Michaels Pride

Sumptuous fat buds of golden yellow open to reveal exquisite large blooms in a soft lemon-cream shade. Just gorgeous - no wonder Micheal was proud. Nice green foliage. Plant in semi-shaded, sheltered position in acid soil for best results. Tolerates light frost. Evergreen.

Colour: Cream Yellow
Habit: Upright
Height: 2m x 1.5m


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Rhododendron Halfdan Lem

A stunning Rhododendron with huge bright red flowers that are spotted with darker tones of red. The flowers look their best in semi-shade where they will not fade. Handsome thick dark green leaves complete the picture. Happiest in well drained acid soil. Evergreen.

Colour: Red
Habit: Upright
Height: 1.5m x 1m


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Rhododendron Hoppy

A neat and tidy, compact Rhododendron with large trusses of delicate pale lilac flowers in spring. Would be suitable for a container or in front of deciduous trees. Happiest in acid soil with protection from the hot afternoon sun. Mulch the surface roots regularly to keep cool. Evergreen.

Colour: Mauve
Habit: Compact
Height: 1.5m x 1m


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Rhododendron Cheer

A very desirable Rhododendron that has glossy green foliage and a nice dense, rounded form. The buds are a deep rose-red and open to shell pink blooms with just a hint of the red at the throat. Lovely. As with all Rhododendrons prefers a semi-shaded spot and acid soil. Evergreen.

Colour: Pink Red
Habit: Compact
Height: 1.5m x 1m


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Rhododendron Markeetas Prize

A vigorous and handsome Rhododendron with handsome waxy green foliage. In spring strong stems hold aloft large rounded blooms of brightest red. Stunning to light up a semi-shaded spot especially if you plant more than 1! Plant in acid soil and mulch regularly for best results. Evergreen.

Colour: Red
Habit: Upright
Height: 2m x 1.5m


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Rhododendron Platinum Pearl

Beautiful, large, rounded trusses of frilly pearl pink blooms will add softness to the spring garden. The blooms have a speckling of rose pink at the throat and eventually fade to white as they mature. Handsome foliage. Plant in semi shade in acid soil for best results. Evergreen.

Colour: Pink White
Habit: Upright
Height: 1.8m x 1.5m


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Rhododendron Yakushimanum

A charming little Rhododendron that is slow growing and compact in habit. The rose pink buds open to a softer shade of pink and fade to white as they mature. Long oval leaves that curve inwards with a soft 'felt' underside. From the Japanese Island of Yakushima. Evergreen.

Colour: Pink White
Habit: Compact
Height: 60cm x 45cm


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Rhododendron Lemon Mist

This Dwarf Rhododendron has yellow greenish coloured flowers that appear in spring and a compact habit. Happiest in acid soil in dappled shade. Mulch the surface roots regularly to keep cool. Evergreen.

Colour: Yellow
Habit: Compact
Height: 1m x 1m


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Rhododendron Vireya Butterscotch

A stunning Vireya with large butterscotch flowers that have a peach throat with wavy petals. Ideal for pots or a speciman plant in a semi shaded area. Prefers free draining soil and fed twice a year.

Colour: Gold


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Rhododendron Horizon Monarch

A lovely Rhododendron with deep green foliage and a neat and tidy habit. The compact trusses of bloom appear in spring and are in tones of apricot opening to large creamy flowers. Plant in semi shade, avoid Lime and mulch annually for best results. Evergreen. Highly recommended.

Colour: Apricot Cream
Habit: Compact upright


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Rhododendron Party Package

Crimson buds open deep/mid pink washed pale pink/white, with star shaped base in thoat. Wavy frilled petals give a beautiful effect.

Height: 1.5m


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