Yakushimanum Rhododendrons

 

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Blue Pink Red White Yellow RHS Award of Garden Merit

Shades of White
          
Bruns Schneewitchen Bruns Schneewitchen

Parentage: Goldsworth Yellow x insigne
Introduced: 1975 by Bruns Nursery
Flower description: Pale lilac tinged white flowers from May to June
Height & habit: 2.5x2.5m
Uses: The bold flowers provide a colourful display in spring and the evergreen foliage provides interest throughout the year. A good choice for mixed border or planting at the base of larger growing Hardy Hybrid Rhododendrons

 
Hachmanns's Porzellan

RHS Award of Merit
Hachmann's Porzellan

Parentage: Mrs J Millais x Koichiro Wada
Introduced: 1982 by Hachmann
Flower description: White flowers with a yellow throat.
Height & habit: 100 x130 cm approx. in 10 years.  Medium signed shrub.
Uses: The bold flowers provide a colourful display in spring and the evergreen foliage provides interest throughout the year. A good choice for mixed border or planting at the base of larger growing Hardy Hybrid Rhododendrons.

Silver Sixpence
Silver Sixpence

Parentage: Fabia Waterer x (discolour hybrid x eriogynum) x (discolour hybrid x griersonianum) x wardii x yakushimanum.
Introduced: 1975 by Waterers
Flower description: Creamy-white flowers with yellow spotting in the throat. Flowers late April/May, one of the earliest yakushimanum hybrids to flower.
Height & habit: 80-100cm / 2.5 - 3.3ft approx. in 10 years. Silver Sixpence has a compact spreading habit.
Uses: Perfect for containers, the bold flowers provide a colourful display in spring and the evergreen foliage provides interest throughout the year. A good choice for the front of a mixed border or planting at the base of larger growing Hardy Hybrid Rhododendrons.

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