Rhododendron Bush Varieties
'Abbey’s Re-view' PJM
Rhododendron x 'Abbey’s Re-view' Repeat blooming! a PJM hybrid. Lavender Pink 6' - 8' shade tolerant evergreen shrub. A profuse, repeat bloomer. 'Abbey’s Re-view' rhododendron will flower in spring and fall, yet in the summer still be attractive with deep green, rich foliage. A very old fashioned looking flower that looks like a heritage azalea blossom. Covered in flowers, the bright lavender pink blossoms really stand out over the darker leaves. 'Abbey’s Re-view' is a great pick for a partial shade privacy hedge, foundation or as a stand out shrub in a landscape design. A farm favorite.
Rhododendron x 'Chionoides' White 4' - 6' shade tolerant evergreen shrub. With its compact, dense form and evergreen leaves, 'Chionoides' rhododendron can be a useful plant in a landscape. White flowers with yellow freckled throats appear in abundance in spring. The blooms are large and showy, sure to attract attention in a garden. Grow in partial to full shade, 'Chionoides' is a bit more sun tolerant than other rhododendron cultivars but still will need relief from our afternoon sun.
Rhododendron x 'Cunningham's White' 4' -5'. Mauve buds open to white flowers with a pale yellow eye. Featuring showy flowers and handsome foliage, 'Cunningham's White' rhododendron bears loose domed clusters funnel-shaped white flowers with lavender to burgundy markings on their upper lobes. A shade loving, compact shrub with long glossy dark green leaves.
Rhododendron x 'Elite' lavender pink from the popular PJM group hybrids, ‘Elite’ is vigorous growing with an upright form. They are compact, evergreen. The PJM group rhododendron are known for their profuse number of flowers and 'PJM Elite' is no exception. In late spring this plant will be covered in blooms. The color is bright lavender pink and the foliage takes on burgundy red hues in winter. Touted to be among the easiest to grow, hardiest and heaviest blooming rhododendrons, 'PJM Elite' is a stable plant for any shady garden.
Rhododendron x 'Nova Zembla' Red Pink 5' shade tolerant evergreen shrub. A hybrid of our native R. catawbiense, 'Nova Zembla' rhododendron is known for being a hardy cultivar choice. Blooming occurs in late spring and the flowers are one of the few 'red' colors you can find in rhododendrons. The buds are large and dramatic, blooms bright and show stopping. 'Nova Zembla' needs afternoon shade and protection form our hot Georgia sun.
Rhododendron x 'Regal' PJM 4' -6'. Vivid, light purplish pink flowers in early spring are showy and profuse. A small leaf rhododendron, the PJM hybrids are prolific bloomers, adaptable and easier for the homeowner to grow.
Rhododendron x 'Roseum elegans' Lilac Rose 6' - 8'shade tolerant evergreen shrub. A beautiful large sized rhododendron prized for its large, lilac colored flowers. 'Roseum elegans' has a wide, upright form with dense, dark green leaves. Flowering occurs in late spring. An abundant bloomer, 'Roseum elegans' rhododendron is hardy and adaptable to our southern climate. It is a great choice for mixed borders, privacy fencing and woodland gardens.