Rhododendrons

Mollis Hybrid Deciduous Azalea
Mollis Hydrid Deciduous Azalea

Our climate is suitable for growing these beautiful, evergreen flowering shrubs. Soil should be well drained with added organic matter and kept evenly moist.

Hotei Rhodo
Hotei Rhodo

Sappho Rhodo
Sappho Rhodo

This following list is intended to give an indication of what we have ordered for the year. We do not ship our plants, but hope that you will visit us if you find varieties that are of interest to you.

Rhododendron List for 2017

Name Description Bloomtime Approx.
Arthur Bedford Pale mauve to lavender/blue funnel-shaped flowers with distinctive dark blotch; upright growth habit. Late May to June
Anah Kruschke Lavender blue to reddish purple flower with red spots. Late May
Anna Rose Whitney Dark rose buds. Deep rose-pink/light brown spotting upper lobe. Late May
Astrid Yak-type rhodo with deep red blooms fading to shades of deep pink; mounded growth habit. May-June
Augustine Hobbie Upright rhodo with light blue flowers. Early May
augustinii Colour varies from white, pale lavender-rose to radiating deep violet blue. Colour can vary year to year. May
Azurro  Rich purple flowers with red blotch; dark glossy green foliage. Compact. June
Baden Baden Waxy cherry red/dark eye or spotting & veining. Late April
Bashful (yak x) One of the seven dwarfs in the yak series; low spreading plant with rosepink flowers fading to near white. May-June
Besse Howells Rosy red frilled flowers, darker blotch. Plentiful trusses. Mid April
Blue Baron Striking, near-blue flowers on hardy, compact plant. Glossy foliage turns bronze colour in winter. Late April
Bob's Blue Small electric blue flowers, rich maroon leaves in winter. May
Boule de Neige Slightly frilled white flowers with yellow-green spotting. Early May
Bow Bells Light pink flowers, white & paler pink inside. Rose-edged bud scales through winter. Late April
Busuki Crowns of deep red trusses decorate this hardy mounding plant.  
camptschaticum Dwarf. Flowers rotate purple on short stocks. June
campylogynum Wide bell shaped flowers; creamy white to red. Compact. Late April
Carmen Buds as young plant. Flowers are dark red. Late April
Cat. Album Pure white flowers with greenish spotting, lilac coloured buds, extremely hardy and vigorous plant. Late May
Cat. Boursault Rose lilac blooms, sturdy, dependable variety. Late May
Cherries and Merlot Cherry red flowers; velvety merot coloured leaves. Late April
Cherry Cheesecake Large white flowers with red edge & red blotch, large lush foliage. Stunning. May
Chionoides White dome shaped trusses; tolerant of exposed areas. Mid April
Christmas Cheer Pink buds. Light blush pink fading to near white. Early March
Cilpinense Deep forest green leaves. Blush pink flowers. Early April
Cinnabarinum Orange Waxy, deep orange narrow, bell shaped flowers. Blue-green foliage. March
Cinnabarinum Red Cinnabar red, narrow, bell shaped flowers. Blue-green foliage. March
Cloudburst Pink edged frilly flowers follow dark pink buds; Light yellow and dark red blotch appear in flower. Early March
Cosmopolitan Bright pink flowers, large brownish red blotch. Early May
Cream Crest Hardy and vigorous; has alluring bright creamy yellow flowers. Late April
Crete  Bright magenta rose buds. Orchid pink flowers lightly spotted with gold in throat. Early May
Cunningham's Blush Blush pink to pale mauve flowers with red/brown throat; dark green foliage. May
Cunningham's White Buds flush pink/mauve. Pink fading to white/broad pale yellow-green-brown markings on upper lobe. Late May
Daphnoides Small balls of medium purple, lighter shading toward centre, with light spotting. Late May
Dreamland Frilly, pale pink flowers with darker edge, pale pink to white calyx. Early May
Edith Bosley Dark purple  blooms with deep green leaves. Late May
Edgeworthii Large fragrant trusses above glossy green foliage. White to pale pink flowers. Late May
Elisabeth Hobbie Bell shaped scarlet flowers. Late April
Elisabeth Ostbo Red Deep burgundy foliage stays coloured throughout the season; flowers are the reddest of red. Late April
Elisabeth Red Foliage Red, tubular flowers. Rebloooms in fall. Late April
Emma and May Frosty pink and fragrant. New growth is coppery blue. April
English Roseum Vigorous tough hybrid. Soft rosy lavender flowers. Mid May
Ever Red Waxy dark red-purple flowers; dark reddish purple leaves. Compact. Slow growing. April-May
Fabia Interesting orange flowers, compact plant. May
Fabia x bureavil Soft peach-pink flowers. Buds young. Early May
Fantastica Strong rose colour fading to white towards centre. Late May
Fire Rim Light yellow flowers with purplish red edge, deep red nectaries. Frilly. Late May
Florence Parks Abundant dark purple flowers on vigorous shrub. May
Francesca Black red in bud; opening bright carmen red in large trusses. Late May
Gartendirecktor Glocker Deep rose-red buds. Dark rose pink/darker rose-red edges/ darker speckling on upper lobe. Early May
Ginny Gee Buds bright rosy-pink & yellow. Tiny flowers/light blush-pink/ fading to white tinged pink. One of heaviest blooming varieties. Late April
Golden Torch Warm pink buds open to delightful, soft yellow flowers, light brown indumentum on undersides of leaves. Mid May
Goldflimmer Variegated foliate; mauve ruffled flowers. Mid June
Goldstrike Chartreuse to yellow flowers with softer yellow interior. Late April
Goldsworth Orange Tropical orange flowers - flared, funnel form blooms. Mid June
Grace Seabrook Bright blood red flowers, black red spotting on dorsal petal. Early April
Gunborg (yak x) Dark rose buds open to shades of light rose and bright pink. Late April
Hachmann's Picobello White as snow, blackberry eye. ruffled 3" flower. June
Hackmann's Polaris Carmine red buds, flowers light fuchsia blending to orchid tones. Compact habit. Mid May
Hallelujah Frilled bright rose red flowers. Early May
Hansel Salmon-orange flowers with good foliage. Late May
Helen Child Bright rose red blowers, lightly darker rose speckling in throat. Late April
Helene Schiffner Pale lilac buds open to flowers of pure white. Slow growing. Early May
Hellikki Lavender pink flowers. Early June
Hill's Bright Red Vibrant red blooms on red stems and dark green leaves. New growth is also red. April
Holden Bright rose-red flowers shading lighter to centre, small green to red spots. Wavy lobed. Late April
Holden's Solar Flare Strong upright plant. Yellow flowers with red blotch. Prominent red flower buds in winter. May
Honey Butter Yellow-orange flowers with pink midribs arranged in dome shaped trusses. May
Hoopla Pink with yellow throat. April
Horizon Monarch Very heavy, gigantic trusses of greenish yellow flowers, with small vivid red flare. Opens from red scarlet buds. May
Hotei Canary yellow/darker yellow throat/prominent yellow calyx. Late April
Ingrid Mehiquist Ruffled, soft pink blooms, leaves with bronze indumentum. Mid May
Impeditum Blue purple flowers with silver-grey foliage. Very dwarf habit. Late April
Ivory Coast Pale greenish ivory flowers age to white. Small elliptic light green leaves. Nice early bloomer. March
J.M. deMontague Scarlet red/slight dark speckling on upper lobe. Ruffled edges. Early May
Janet Blair Frilled, light pink flowers with distinctive green flare. Vigorous. Mid May
Jingle Bells Red buds. Scarlet-orange flowers fading to apricot-yellow, red throat. Early May
Kabarett Large, frilled, lilac pink flowers with burgundy blotch in flower. Shiny, deep green foliage. Large leaves. May
Kalinka Bright red buds opening to pink flowers with darker edges. Mid May
Karin Seleger Flowers frost hardy, purple. Low grower. March
Keleticum Dwarf gem with flatish crimson purple flowers. Late May
Ken Janeck One of the best yak forms, rich pink flowers, heavily indumented foliage. May
Kokardia Rosy mauve-pink flowers flecked ruby red with striking dark brown splotch. Tolerates full sun. Late May
Landmark Wavy-edged deep fuschia-pink blooms. Good sun tolerance. Dark green leaves turn bronze in colder months. April-May
Lagerfeuer Deep red blooms with a hint of purple red shading, elliptical deep green leaves. May-June
Lee's Dark Purple Deep, dark royal purple flowers, wavy foliage, a favourite for many years. Late May
Lee's Scarlet Very early, rosy red flowers, brown inumentum. Jan/Feb
Lemon Dream Yellow flowers. Low spreading plant. May
Lisetta A red's red; electrifying red flowers bloom midseason. Deep green foliage. Late May
Looking Glass (yak x) Deep red buds opening to deep pink blooms with frilled edges. April
Lori Eichelser Outstanding hybrid. Large flowers cover the little plant with cherry pink bells. Late April
Makinoi Superb foliage. Leaves long and narrow up to 7 inches. Clear pink flowers.  
Mardis Gras Red buds. Soft pink fade to blush white with age/purplish pink on edges and reverse/no spotting/ruffled. Late April
Mary Lou slow growing plant; creamy yellow flowers; striking red speckled blotch. May
Medusa A most beautiful shade of orange cascading flowers. May
Melrose Flash Bright bi-colour ivory with pink margins. Late May
Milky Way Blanketed with what appears to be a million white stars. March
Milton Florescent pink orange flowers. Late April
Minnetonka Reddish purple edges shading to pale lavender pink in throat. Late May
Moerheim Flowers are violet. Maroon leaves in winter. Mid April
Nancy Evans A lovely blend of yellow and orange hues, free flowering, hose in hose effect. Nice garden addition. May
Neon Dark peach orange flowers, big leaf. Mid Season
Nova Zembla Vigorous and showy; showy red flowers. Good foliage. May
Oreotrephes Luminous lilac-purple trumpets; sometimes pink. Juvenile growth is a beautiful blue-green. April-May
Otsbo Low Yellow Apricot pink buds. Creamy yellow flowers with deeper apricot centre. Early May
Otsbo's Red Elizabeth Deep burgundy foliage. Flowers are the reddest of red. April
Oudijk's Sensation Dark pink flowers, fading lighter inside, darker upper lobes. Late April
Pachysanthum Spotted, bell shaped flowers of light pink to white. Early May
Patty Bee Yellow buds. Clear pale lemon yellow flowers. Late March
Pemakoense Heavy flowering dwarf variety with pinkish purple flowers. Late March
Peppermint Twist Red buds open to wavy edged pink flowers with white throat. Early April
Percy Wiseman Showy. Opening peach pink & cream margins/fading inside to creamy yellow & white/yellow throat or centre/orange or olive green marks on upper lobe. Excellent plant. Mid May
Pink Parasol (yak x) One of the best yak selection. Blue green foliage, tan indumentum underneath. March
PJM Medium rosy purple flowers with small darker spots. Early April
PJM Compact Form Medium rosy purple flowers with small darker spots. Early April
PJM Elite Flowers are slightly deeper pink than PJM. Early April
Pohjola's Daughter Large open white flowers. Late May
Polarnacht Funnel shaped, frilled flowers beet-purple. Late May
Pomegranate Splash Bright pink/omegranate blooms ith contrasting white in center. Very bright flowers. Late May
President Roosevelt Bright red fading to light pink to white in center. Frilled. Variegated yellow foliage. Late April
pseudochrysanthum Bell shaped flowers, dark pink in bud and open pale pink to white trusses. Compact. April-May
Purple Gem Deep purple violet. Late April
Purple Passion Deep, rich purple flowers with dark disease-resistant foliage. Late May
Rabatz Most distinctive Hachmann hybrid - short stamens allow for presentation of deep red flowers. May-June
racemosum Rock Rose Clear pink flowers. April
Ramapo Abundant light purple flowers smother this compact plant. March
Rangoon Flowers are medium to dark red held in trusses of up to 8. Late March
Red Eye Deep purplish red flowers, greenish gold flare which slowly turns red on middle petal. Wavy edged. Late May
Rex Pale pink, rose or white blotched and spotted crimson flowers. Late April
Rhodunter #149 Purple buds produce large fragrant lilac flowers with orange throats. Late May
Rocket Vibrant, coral pink/small scarlet blotch. Frilled Late April
Rosamundi Very light pink flowers. Early March
Royston Red Bright blood red flowers; compact sturdy plant. Late March
Ruby Heart Very dark red. One of the darkest reds. May
Sappho White flowers with very dark, purplish black blotch. Late May
Schneekrone (yak x) Pink buds open to white flushed pink flowers with delicate red spots, slightly hairy foliage. May-June
Scintillation Beautiful pastel pink/edges slightly darker/rich dark pink aging to brown and bronzy pink flare on upper petal. Slightly fragrant. Mid May
Seaview Sunset Inside light yellow edged with broad band of red-orange, outside deep yellowish pink flowers. Dome shaped trusses. Early April
September Song Orange trusses; olive green foliage. May
Shamrock Chartreuse flowers; extremely compact. Late March
Skookum Globe shaped trusses of pure deep red flowers with white filaments. May
Slam Dunk Clusters of burgandy trumpet shaped flowers with black blotch. April
Snow Lady Fine white buds; pure white flowers. Mid March
Solidarity Red buds open to white flowers, becoming pink and eventually almost white again. Late May
Sugar Puff Loads of pure white flowers. Bright red stems in winter.  
Tapestry One of the hardiest purple rhodos. Very clean foliage. May
Taurus Deep red buds; glowing red campanulate flowers with black speckling on upper petal. Late April
Teacher's Pet Peachy orange flowers. Dwarf. May
Ted's Orchid Sunset Lavender pink with orange yellow center. March
Teddy Bear Delicate pink flowers. Early April
Thor Bright scarlet red flowers. Late May
Tortoiseshell Orange flowers. Early June
Trilby Deep crimson shades lighter to centre. Late May
Trocadero Large, vivid red trusses with shiny dark green foliage.  
Unique Bright reddish pink buds. Pale buttery cream fading to ivory/flushed pink and yellower in throat. Mid April
Virginia Richards Buds rosy pink. Opens pink changing to peachy pink & finally to soft apricot cream/red centre/spotting or blotch rich peachy pink. Frilled. Mid April
Vulcan Grows into a magnificent mound of green, bright fire red flowers. Late May
Vulcan's Flame Bright red. Late May
War Dance Low and spreading. Produces vivid red flowers held in trusses of 17-21. Mid May
Wild Ginger Full rounded trusses of orange flowers. Mid April
Willbrit Deep pink interior China rose, paler toward margins, speckled dark red. Bright red winter buds. Early May
Wine and Roses Demi dwarf compact new hybrid with pink trusses. Underside of leaves are bright red-purple. April-May
Wojnar's Purple Vivid reddish purple with darker margins. Late May
Wren Low growing, creeping shrub with yellow blooms and small, shiny leaves that turn bronze-red in winter. May
yak x bureavii Pale pink flowers. June
Yaku Prince Flowers to 2 l/4" wide are pink blotches paler pink with reddish orange spotting. Late May
Yaku Princess Apple blossom pink; accents are rosy pink blush with greenish spots which fade lighter in a ball shaped truss. Late May

Updated: January 2017

Waterfall outside Dinter Nursery