Hardy Hybrid Rhododendrons

 

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Shades of Red
Anah Krushke      

Anah Krushke

Parentage:  ponticum seedling.
Introduced: 1972
Flower description: Striking reddish-purple flowers with a reversed purplish-red blotch. Flowers May/June.
Height & habit: 1.2-2m/4-6ft approx. in 10 years.  An evergreen, Anah Krushke has dark green glossy foliage and a rounded habit.
Uses: The bold flowers bring a splash of colour to the garden in spring and the evergreen foliage makes a useful screen and backdrop to other plants for the rest of the year.

 
Lords Roberts
RHS Award
Lord Roberts

RHS AGM  
Parentage:  Probably a catawbiense hybrid.
Introduced: about 1900
Flower description: Dense rounded trusses of funnel shaped dark crimson flowers with darker markings. Flowers May/June.
Height & habit: 1.2-2m/4-6ft approx. in 10 years.  An evergreen, Lord Roberts has an upright and compact habit.
Uses: The bold flowers bring a splash of colour to the garden in spring and the evergreen foliage makes a useful screen and backdrop to other plants for the rest of the year.

Moser's Maroon Moser’s Maroon

Parentage:  unknown.
Introduced: pre 1922
Flower description: Dark wine-red flowers spotted black. Flowers May/early June.
Height & habit: 2m+/6ft+ approx. in 10 years.  An evergreen, Moser’s Maroon is a vigorous growing variety with coppery-red young foliage.
Uses: The bold flowers bring a splash of colour to the garden in spring and the evergreen foliage makes a useful screen and backdrop to other plants for the rest of the year.

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