We have a huge range of colours and sizes. Its tight mounded form is complemented by grouping with fountains of looser, more upright foliage such as that of miscanthus grasses, gaura and veronicastrums. idem - Blue Effect' - purpleblue; larger flower;E-M; C More data ... Alice Swift EM . R. hippophaeoides 'Blue 'Black Magic'. Award Wining Rhododendrons (38) Customer Favorites (42) Fertilizer (1) Fragrant Rhododendrons (12) Gift Cards (1) Heat Tolerant Rhododendrons (36) Large Plants for Instant Landscape (69) New This Year! 'Rachael' was bred and named by Scott's grandfather Eric after his sister, so is a firm family favourite. The bare branches in spring are adorned with clusters of small pea-shaped rosy purple flowers. 'Penheale Blue' Rhododendrons are listed in their colour groups. L; hH The matte green foliage is resistant to thrips and this bush thrives both in cool and warm areas. Transferred from the Greek name for Nerium oleander. 'P.J.M. 'Mrs. Anthony Waterer' - lavender-lilac+ large yellow blotch! withdark blotch; fine! 5 Grays Road, Amberley Rh. Rhododendron are evergreen, flowering from late autumn to early summer. You can have a garden that you can manage, and everyone can enjoy. Borne at the tips of the upright branches, the blossoms contrast beautifully with the evergreen foliage of rounde… The purpose of the Society is to encourage interest in and to disseminate knowledge about rhododendrons and azaleas. photo page thousands of photos               This has always been a good seller at Cross Hills, with its strong red colouring and compact form at 1.2m. R. augustinii 'Aquamarin' - light Purple . Neil Ross / NZ Gardener ... and are pink with prominent throats stained wine-purple. 'Kotuku'. Having purchased 240 hectares of beef and cattle farm in 1938, Eric saw how much the rhododendrons loved his good soil and plentiful rain, and spotted an opportunity. 'Ernest Inman' - light lavender-pink ; M-L; C 'Olin O. Dobbs' - dark purple-red; idem - 'Blaufeder' - violetblue; M; C Rhododendrons with orange and apricot in their flowers can be a bit more temperamental but this peachy pink beauty is a strong grower and not too big, reaching chest height after five to 10 years. 'P.J. Of particular note – and pride – are the 80 rhododendron standards, a method of grafting the bushes onto a trunk that was invented by Scott's granddad at the nursery and a technique that is still swathed in secrecy. idem - 'Ramapo' - lavender-pink; coldhardy!! more photographs of blue flowering rhododendron hybrids:   all 'Midnight' - USA; apart purple with Colors range from white to pink, red, and purple. border+dark blotch; M; hH Elite' - purple red; E to M; compact to 90 cm New Search : Search results: plants with purple flower color ... Purple . x russeautinii, Rh. Purple Lace : Large dark purple florets with wavy edges. black blotch; M; hH Compact, wide plant. In 1970, the nursery was born. or varieties and most lowgrowing. Evergreen. Of Scott and Angela's young sons, "one is mad about the farm and the other was busy sowing acorns in autumn – he's planning on selling them at the Country Fair (on November 16, 2019).". Generally it is linked to attracting the right insects for pollination. M; hH M; H R. augustinii 'Saphirblau' - violet 'Etoile de Sleydinge' -white+purple-red The tight clusters of wavy lemon flowers appear quite early in the season; after that be sure to feed it annually with a dressing of a slow-release fertiliser or handful of Nitrophoska Blue to ensure good bud set for next year. 'Mary Tasker'. The handsome dark foliage sports cream flowers tinged coral pink. Used for breeding, this mountainous species confers a lovely compact habit with more sun and wind tolerance than most, making container-growing a viable option for courtyard gardens. The popularity of rhododendrons has fluctuated over the years; with shrinking gardens, gone is the demand for the mighty arboreal giants favoured by the Victorians. You won’t find big bold, full trusses of red, blue or purple rhododendrons with scent. This plant is considered an invasive in parts of Australia and New Zealand. With shallow, fibrous roots, small rhododendrons like this are ideal for large containers with the advantage that you can grow these acid lovers in any garden in a pot; just be sure to keep up with the summer watering. 'Peter Alan' - purple with dark blotch; M; hH and many more in this "lepidote-blue-group". Size can range from 1-2 feet to over 15 feet tall depending upon the cultivar. The flowers, like that of most rhododendrons, last for three weeks to a month and the delicately pale green foliage never fails to set off the trusses of flowers perfectly. 'Bohlken's Lupinenberg Purple'. golden blotch; M; hH to H idem - 'Blue Tit Major' - lightblue and medium high; M; hH idem - 'Luisella' - lilac-blue and roundcompact; M; C 'Patty Bee'. OPEN FRIDAY, SATURDAY AND SUNDAY 9am - 4pm THURSDAY by appointment only MONDAY to WEDNESDAY - CLOSED. Bringing colour to New Zealand with the beauty of Rhododendrons. 'Polarnacht' - dark purple and darker blotch; M; hH Yet there are rhodo-hybrids, which come quite near to it, especcially the group lepidote (small-leaved) hybrids in the list right below. Slightly fragrant and exceptionally cold hardy, Rhododendron 'Karens' is a very eye-catching, dense and compact, semi-evergreen Azalea. These sleeves are just one of the clever inventions developed by rhododendron expert Eric Wilson who established Cross Hills Gardens & Nursery near Kimbolton in the Manawatu. 'Edwin O. Weber' - large lilac flower+yellow\green blotch; M; hH Felix imported a number of rhododendrons, both species and hybrids, from the… Two people have died following a serious crash in West Auckland ... Read More, Taranaki local's miniature Pukeiti took 46 years to create, Pukeiti 'globally significant' in rhododendron research, Love gardening but suffering from hay fever? 'Blue Silver' Rhododendrons favor acidic soils and thrive in … M-L ; M; hH lilac with golden blotch;M-L; hH The acquisition of new plants in the spring requires regular watering. PHONE NOW - 0800 394 946. blotch; M; hH E ; hH to H Epsom Salts* According to the American Rhododendron Society, if the plant has older leaves that have turned yellow between green veins, you likely have a Magnesium deficiency.Sprinkle some Epsom Salts* around the plant to correct the issue.. Iron Sulfate*. lilac+yellow markings ; M; C to hH Another typical yakushimanum hybrid, only reaching 0.5m after five years, so this is suitable for container gardening. topics        hH 'Goldflimmer' - variegated! wide (5 cm), elegantly darker freckled. Early mid season. As a selected form of the species Rhododendron maddenii, this hardy cultivar is unusual for its perfumed flowers. "They need holes twice as wide as the rootball at least.". other For a fuller story, check on The Jury Rhododendron Legacy - written for and published by the RHS in 2011. 1 More color. More data ... Alfred LM - L . A lovely Rhododendron with deep green foliage and a neat and tidy habit. Another classic rhodo the family got to help launch is 'Sir Edmund Hillary' – a seedling selection gifted to New Zealand by the visiting Queen of Nepal in the 1970s. Genus name comes from the Greek words rhodo meaning rose and dendron meaning tree. Blooming in mid spring, each cluster (or truss) can hold up to 3-5 attractive, trumpet-shaped violet-blue flowers, whose color intensifies with age. 'Libretto' - dark purple with yellow\green blotch; L; hH Rhododendron Plant Search. This also encourages an even spread of new shoots from under the spent flower. Assortment of purple\lilac\blue flowering Rhododendrons 100% pure blue does not exist in the 'Rhodoworld'. 'Tamarindos' - purple with yellow\green blotch; M; hH. R. augustinii 'Statuette' - lavender blue; M; hH! Albury Purple features an attractive purple cast especially in its new growth, as well as small yellow flowers in early summer. 'Lee's Dark Purple' - old cultivar; dark purple; M; hH 'Lilofee' - lilac purple; white stamens; Rhododendrons … Email admin@boulevardandboutique.co.nz to check availability and get further details on our Rhododendron ‘mi amor’. Check out our purple rhododendrons selection for the very best in unique or custom, handmade pieces from our shops. The thin dark green leaves also turn a bronze colour during the colder winter weather. black blotch; M; hH 'Kabarett' * - lilac with darkred 'Frank Galsworthy' - nice! Helen Koster' - lilac 'Grumpy'. Others will become infested with lace bugs if raised in full sun. Lovely pink buds open into generous trusses of the palest creamy pink containing a yellow and red blotch deep in the middle. Related Products. M; C impeditum, R. russatum, R. augustinii; R. Rhododendron ‘Ilam Violet’ (R. augustinii ‘Electra Group’ x R. russatum) – This rhododendron makes up for its smaller April to May trusses with intense deep violet-blue flowers that really catch the eye. Sun Burn: Leaves yellow and/or develop dark purple tone. 'Lugano' - lilac-lavender with purple blotch; L; C to hH L; hH to H "Scott can't bear to see these makeover garden shows when plants are poked into tiny holes," Angela says with a laugh. Rh. It is a bit more slow growing than others but has a nice upright habit. 'Rasputin' - lavender with dark blotch; M; hH Dandy Man ® Purple Rhododendron x 'LAVJ2011' USPP 26,976. Find your nearest store onlinesupport@palmers.co.nz 08007256377 Slicing the sides of the roots with a spade would also do the job but, "My Dad, a great inventor like his dad," Scott recalls, "was always one to spot a retail opportunity! ... Blue / Purple. Good glossy foliage and suitable for some sun or light shade. rhododendron Mezitt' - purple pink; E to M; hH 'Kotuku' is a New Zealand-bred plant (by Robert Balch in Dunedin) and is very hardy, growing equally well in warm and cool regions. R. fastiagatum 'Intrafast' - lightblue; E-M; C Rhododendron are appealing and colourful shrubs that are available in a wide range of sizes, leaf textures and forms and in shades of pink, red, white, yellow and blue. OUT OF STOCK: Mid/Late: 1.5m: Saint Breward : Small ball trusses of violet blue flowers. Victorian gardeners were enchanted by their noble leaves, often felted on the underside in white or orange; their marbled trunks; and of course the huge trusses of speckled trumpets through spring and early summer. R. calostrotum 'Mother Greer' -USA; lavender; compact! My only real talent with rhododendrons is in killing them. Its yakushimanum ancestry gives 'Patty Bee' a compact and dense habit, making it suitable for containers and small spaces. These low maintenance plants have transformed thousands of gardens for New Zealand homes. Noted for its lavender-blue spring flowers, Rhododendron 'Blue Tit Magor' is a compact, mounding, dense, evergreen shrub producing incredibly eye-catching flower clusters. A vigorous and hardy tree, prune to keep tidy. In the 1950s when Felix and Mimosa were laying out and planting the new gardens at Tikorangi, rhododendrons were a high prestige plant. Scott and Angela are just back from a trip to Singapore to check up on some of their finest rhododendrons which had been shipped over earlier in the year to be stars of the show at a rhododendron installation at Gardens by the Bay – an enormous nature park made out of 180ha of reclaimed coastal land. Rhododendron in the original Greek means tree rose, which perfectly sums up both its grandeur and splendour. Dark glossy foliage. OUT OF STOCK: Mid/Late: 1.5m: Red Eye: Deep purple flowers with a green eye that turns red. The mauve flowers are spectacularly livened with a twin black-purple smudge on the top two petals. READ MORE: * Taranaki local's miniature Pukeiti took 46 years to create * Pukeiti 'globally significant' in rhododendron research * Love gardening but suffering from hay fever? During the first couple of years watering the plants at least twice a week is a must. Therefore, they need frequent watering. Leaves yellow and/or develop dark purple tone. 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