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Welcome to our Rhododendron List

Nichol's are proud to bring to you their extensive range of rhododendrons!

This catalogue is correct at time of production. However, slight variations in availability can occur due to grower shortages, so please be aware that some in-store variations may occur.

Pre-order now for June arrival and collection in stores. 
Please note we will only freight roses as far as Christchurch and this will incur a fee – please call us if you wish to place an order that will require shipping.
We will call you when your order has arrived in store, payment can be made at the time of collection. If you wish to prepay, please call or visit your local store.

Pre-order now for May to July arrival and collection in stores.

Our rhododendrons come from a variety of suppliers so please give us a call in store if you require specific delivery time frames.

Please note we will only freight rhododendrons as far as Christchurch and this will incur a fee – please call us if you wish to place an order that will require shipping.

We will call you when your order has arrived in store, payment can be made at the time of collection. If you wish to prepay, please call or visit your local store.

If you wish to place an order, then there are 3 easy ways that you can do this. Either: 

Alice

Around since 1910. High domed truss of pink blooms. Mid-season.

Pink

2m

$49.99

Amity

Rose opal to red flowers in Oct. A compact bushy plant with nice silver grey new growth.

Pink

1m

$49.99

Anah Kruschke 

Hardy and dependable. Tight conical truss of pale lavender to purple. Mid to late.

Reddish Purple

2m

$49.99

Anna Rose Whitney

Tall truss of 10-12 blooms. Vigorous and tall.

Rose Pink

3m

$49.99

Apricot Fantasy

Light orange apricot trusses on an upright bush in Nov.

Orange

1.5m

  $49.99 

Apricot Nectar

 Orange flowers in late Oct, accentuated by scarlet edges, held in striking ball-shaped truss. A neat compact plant with large leaves.

Orange

1m

$49.99 

Arthur Bedford

Flowers lavender-mauve with a prominent dark flair. Mid-season.

 

2m

$49.99

Auguste van Geert

Purple to red flowers early in October. A tall hardy bush.

 

2m

$49.99

Aunt Martha

Deep lavender pink buds open to lavender pink flowers with a lemon flare on the upper lobe in late Oct.

Pink

1.5m

$49.99

Bambino

Fragrant light yellow-pink flowers in Oct. Shelter from wind.

Pink

1.25m

$49.99

Bashful

Light pink flowers in early Oct. Compact bush.

Pink

1m

$49.99

Beau Brummel

Dark red flowers on a compact bush.

 

1.25m

$49.99

Beautiful Day

Large yellow flowers with orange strips in throat in Nov. Likes shade.

Yellow

1.5m

$49.99

Belkanto

Flowers pale yellow, funnel shape, tinged pale yellowish pink; dorsal spotting greenish yellow on bright chartreuse base. Compact bush.

Yellow

1.4m

$49.99 

Bergs Yellow

Large compact trusses of greenish yellow. Compact

Yellow

1.5m

$49.99

Bernstein

Amber yellow-orange flowers in Nov. Compact bush. Shelter from wind.

Yellow

1.5m

$49.99

Betty Wormald

This fast growing Rhododendron has showy pastel-pink flowers, with light purple spotting in October. Still is one of the best.

Pink

2m

$49.99

Bibiani

Brilliant red flowers are a waxy red with deeply textured foliage. October.

 

1.2 m

$49.99

Black Magic

Very dark red flowers in November. Magnificent when the sun shines through them.

Red

2m

$49.99 

Black Sport

Very dark crimson purple flowers in round trusses. Vigorous and free flowering.

Purple

1.6m

$49.99 

Blue Bell

Very elegant upright flower of deep purple opening to a star shaped white centre with an amber upper petal. October.

 

1.8m

$49.99

Blue Diamond

Masses of small blue flowers with violet tinge.

Mauve

1m

$49.99 

Bonnie Doon

Lax trusses of golden yellow blooms with wavy margins.

Lemon

1.2m 

$49.99

Brigette

Fairly low and wide. Flower buds dark pink.

Light Pink

1.5m

$49.99

Briton Hill Bugle

Large red flowers each shaped like a bugle.

Red

1.5m

$49.99

Britton Hill

Red buds opening to cerise pink flowers on a rounded head late in October.

 

2m

$49.99

Bronze Wings

Pink buds open to creamy white flowers with rosy edges. New foliage is a deep bronze red. October.

 

1.2m

$49.99

Brown Eyes

Full trusses of rose pink with brown spotting are produced on this free flowering vigorous plant in October.

 

2m

$49.99

Broxens

Wine red flowers in mid-season.

 

1.5 m

$49.99

Bruce Brechtbill

The pink flowers shade lighter towards the centre of the floret and they have a cream throat.

Pink

1.2m

$49.99

Bumble Bee

Early November flowers are phlox purple with large maroon-black eyes on upper lobes. Dark attractive foliage.

Purple

1.5m

$49.99

Buna

Warm buds peachy orange open to rich biscuit. Smothers itself in flower.

 

1m

$49.99

Burnaby Centennial

Bright pink flowers in late October on a compact bush.

 

 

1.5m

$49.99

Canadian Sunset

Red buds opening red, fading to salmon-orange

 

1 m

$49.99

Carmen

Dark red flowers on a small compact bush

Red

50cm

$29.99

Catherine Trott

A yak hybrid. Good compact habit with giant trusses of   white flowers with a pink flush. October.

 

1m

$49.99

Cherry Cheesecake

Flowers have a white background with ruffled dark pink to red edges and a deep red smudge on the upper lobe. October.

 

1.5m

$49.99

Chorus Line

Large globe shaped bloom rose pink with a paler throat.

Pink

1.5m

$49.99

Christmas Cheer

Deep pink buds opening to paler flowers. Later winter flowering. Very showy.

White

1.5m

$49.99

Chrysomanicum

Primrose yellow flowers in loose trusses. Early flowering.

Yellow

1m

$49.99

Cilpinense

Blush pink flowers touched with a deeper pink. Compact Bush.

Pink

1m

$49.99

City of Dunedin

Bright pink flowers later turning to an attractive soft pink. Stunning!!

Pink

1m

$49.99

Copper Kettles

Copper buds open to bright yellow in late October.

Yellow

1.5m

$49.99

Coral Mist

Large trusses of coral-pink flowers with cream centres and a red orangey flair in the upper lobe. October.

 

1m

$49.99

Cornubia

Very striking red flowers. Full sun. Early flowering.

Red

3m

$49.99

Cos

A New Zealand-raised hybrid from the late sixties, early seventies. Fragrant, white flowers are readily produced during October. Has a compact, bushy, habit and grows to around 1m. Hardy to -5C.

White

1m

$49.99

Countess of Haddington

Large very fragrant flowers, light pink with yellow brown markings. Compact.

White

1m

$49.99

Cream Supreme

Apricot buds open to cream flowers with some pink flares on the outer lobes. Bright green gold speckling on the upper lobe. Very delicate in appearance but actually quite robust.

White

1.2m

$49.99

Cunningham’s White

Blush pink buds open to white. Very hardy compact bush.

White

1.5m

$49.99

Dainty Lass

Pink flowers in tight ball trusses fading quickly to white in late Oct. Compact hardy plant.

White

1m

$49.99

Dear One

Blush pink buds opening to white flowers, in Nov. Compact dwarf bush.

Pink

75cm - 1m

$59.99

Doc

Flowers rose pink with deeper pink on margins in mid-season. Vigorous, upright, bush with compact habit.

Pink

1m

$49.99

Dora Amateis

Flowers are pure white with green spots. This spicy scented hybrid likes full sun.

White

1m

$49.99

Double Eagle

Superb rounded trusses of apricot yellow single flowers with maroon red spots in the throat. Late Oct.

 

1.5m

$49.99

Earl of Athlone

One of the finest red Rhododendrons. Dome shaped trusses are of the finest blood red in November.

 

1.5m

$49.99

Edith Boulter

Frilled lavender pink flowers with deeper margins. Compact rounded trusses in early to mid-season.

 

1.5m

$49.99

Elegans

Rose flowers with darker blotch on vigorous hardy bush.

Pink

3m

$49.99

Elizabeth Hobbie

Good low growing red bell shaped flowers.

Red

1m

$49.99

Elizabeth

Clusters of bright red flowers – vigorous and free flowering.

Red

1.2m

$49.99

Fantastica

Rose flowers fading to white in the throat. Dark green foliage with woolly indumentum.

Rose Pink

 1m

$49.99

Fastuosum Flore Pleno

Double mauve flowers in Nov. Hardy strong grower.

Purple

2m

$49.99

Felicitas

A compact rounded bushy plant with dark green leaves. The flowers are pink and yellow flowering late season in Nov.

Pink

1.5m

$49.99

Fire Rim

Frilly edges with light yellow and pink. Ball shaped trusses of about 20 flowers. September.

 

1m

$49.99

Fireman Jeff

The brightest of hot red flowers low growing bush.

Red

1m

$49.99

Flaming Star

Bi-colour combination of red and orange with a yellow centre. Forms large trusses. Mid-season.

 

2m

$49.99

Forever Young

Pink flowers with a lighter edge on a lovely compact plant in Nov.

Pink

1m

$49.99

Frilly Knickers

Tight round trusses of ivory white with a dark eye and frilly edges. Compact growth.

 

 

$49.99

Furnivals Daughter

Large pink trusses with deep sienna blotch.

Pink

1.5 m

$49.99

Gala

Masses of large peach-pink flowers in mid-season. Foliage is deep green and new growth is an attractive bronze. October.

 

1.5m

$49.99

Gandy Dancer

Very large trusses of lemon cover a tidy easy to grow plant.

Yellow

1.5m

$49.99

Glenfalloch Blue

Vibrant blue flowers. Hardy to full sun.

Blue

60cm

$49.99

Gold Flimmer

Soft mauve flowers and variegated foliage. An exceptionally tough hardy plant. Flowers Oct.

Purple

1.5m

$49.99

Golden Pheasant

Beautiful orange flowers on a dwarf growing bush

 Orange

1 m

$49.99

Gomer Waterer

Rose pink buds opening almost white. Late Nov. 

 Pink/White

1.5m

$49.99

Grace Seabrook

Scarlet flowers in November. Dwarf bushy shrub. Lovely red reverse to its foliage.

Red

1m

$49.99

Gretsel

Large flowers of salmon orange to shell pink on a compact plant in October.

Orange/Pink

1.25m

$49.99

Grumpy

Cream flowers in late Oct on a compact bush.

White

1m

$49.99

Gwyneth Masters

Cardinal red with spotting on upper lobes. Vigorous but compact.

 Red

1.8m

$49.99

Hachmann’s Polaris

Red buds opening pink in Nov.

Pink

1m

$49.99

Hachmann's Rosita

Rose pink with yellow spotting in November

Pink

 1m

$49.99

Happy Anniversary

Soft pink fading to almost white. Glossy green foliage is an added bonus to this vigorous bushy plant. Perfect gift idea!

 Pink

1 m

$49.99

Hawaiian Sunset

Large high trusses of wide funnel shaped frilly flowers sunset orange. Mid-season.

 

1.25-1.5m

$49.99

Helene Schiffner

Ball shaped trusses of white flowers with yellow spots. Tight growing dense rounded bush.

White

1.2m

$49.99

High Society

Yakushimanum hybrid. Apricot/Pink flowers.

Pink

1m

$49.99

Holmslee Pearl

Magnificent huge conical trusses of white with a pink flush. Vigorous and upright. Mid-season.

 

2m

$49.99

Honey Butter

Red buds open to yellow and orange bi colour. Flowers in a dome shaped truss.

 

1.2m

$49.99

Hoppy

Light mauve flowers maturing to pure white in Nov.

White

1 m

$49.99

Horizon Monarch

Large trusses of red buds open to warm yellow with small red flare in the throat.

Yellow

2m

$49.99

Hotei

One of the most important yellow hybrids. Deepest yellow flowers with a prominent calyx. October.

 

1m

 

$59.99

Huntington

Dark red flowers. Leaves are small and habit is low and mounding. Will keep to a great shape. Hardy.

Red

1m

$49.99

Impi

Black maroon satiny funnel shaped flowers. Late flowering.

Red

80cm

$49.99

Irene Bain

Frilly creamy pink flowers with pink margins.

Pink

1m

$49.99

Ivory Empress

Spectacular large trumpet shaped creamy white blooms with a rich yellow throat. Very fragrant Mid-season.

 

1.5 m

$49.99

John Bull

Large nicely scented flowers are white flushed pink, darker at the edges. Deep green foliage.

White

1m

$49.99

Johnny Bender

Flowers are a bright currant red with darker spotting in round tight trusses. Mid-season.

 

1.2m

$49.99

Johns Memory

Reddish pink buds open to masses of peachy pink frilled flowers.

Pink

1.2m

$49.99

Johnstoneanum Ken Burns

Champagne buds opening to pale cream

Cream 

1.5m

$49.99

Kaponga

Beautiful trusses of clear, brilliant red flowers.

Red

2m

$49.99

Karen Triplett

Large wide funnel shaped yellow flowers that glow in the light in early Nov. The bush of deep green foliage is an attractive copper when making new growth.

Yellow

1.5m

$49.99

Kokardia

Light purple flowers in Nov, flecked dark red in the throat.

Purple

1.5m

$49.99

Lalique

A NZ hybrid with frilled flowers in conical trusses of white, tinged delicate pink and lilac in Oct.

White

2m

$49.99

Lee’s Dark Purple

Dark purple flowers and attractive wavy foliage. Reliable and heat tolerant. Late midseason bloom. Upright habit.

Purple

2m

$49.99

Lemon Lodge

Loose trusses of clear lemon flowers. Very free flowering.

Yellow

2.5m

$49.99

Lems Burgundy

Lovely burgundy red flowers with large trusses in early November. The plant form is rounded growing to a height of 1.5m.

Red

1.5m

$49.99

Lems Cameo

An exceptional hybrid with glowing frilled flowers of apricot cream and pink, with a small scarlet blotch in Oct.

Pink

1.5m

$59.99

Lems Stormcloud

Tight large trusses of burgundy-red flowers, paler in centre to near white. Flowers in November. Likes some shade.

Red

1.5m

$49.99

Maddenii 'Virginalis'

Bronze foliage with decorative papery bark. Very fragrant blooms that appear late in spring. White 2m $49.99

Mi Amor

Magnificent creamy white trumpets on a tall shrub. Exotic fragrance. Requires shelter and not frost hardy. Great for sheltered sites in Dunedin.

White

2m

$49.99

Midnight

Frilled red-purple flowers with a red throat in Nov.

Purple

2m

$49.99

Mike Davis

Super apricot to pink flowers in Nov.

Pink

1.2m

$49.99

Most Admired

Spectacular flowers of soft purple in Oct. Ken Jordan hybrid.

Purple/Mauve

1.5m 

$49.99

Mrs Betty Robertson

Creamy yellow flowers with a red blotch in Oct. Compact.

Yellow

1.5m

$49.99

Mrs Charles Pearson

Large blush pink flowers edged lavender. Flowers November. Medium tall vigorous grower.

Lavender

2m

$49.99

Mrs G.W. Leak

Bright pink florets with distinctive wine blotch. Very showy.

Pink

3m

$49.99

Mrs J.P. Lade

Mauve flowers with a dark centre. Compact grower.

Purple

1.5m

$49.99

Mrs Tom Lowinsky

Mauve buds open to snow white flowers, with reflexed lobes and a striking orange/brown flare. Vigorous spreading, rounded plant has very attractive, rolled, dark glossy foliage. Flowers Nov.

White

2m

$49.99

Mt Everest

Pure white flowers with red brown speckling. Hardy and vigorous.

White

2.5m

$49.99

Mt Loma Prieta

Large trusses of soft apricot pink, slightly darker towards the edges in late Oct. Good dark foliage.

Pink

2m

$49.99

Nancy Evans

Orange red buds open to ball shaped trusses amber yellow & orange on outside. Oct.

Yellow

1m

$49.99

Naselle

Peach burnt orange coloured flowers with deeper edges in early Oct, on a compact bush.

White

1m

$49.99

Norrie King

Rich pink trusses of frilled flowers with a dark throat.

Pink

3m

$49.99

Odee Wright

Compact plant with peach buds opening chartreuse with carmine red spotting in the throat.

 

1.5m

$49.99

Old Copper

Blossoms of a unique copper colour. Large flowers in loose trusses on an upright plant. November.

 

1.5m

$49.99

One Thousand Butterflies

Flowers pink to pale pink in November.

 

1.5m

$49.99

Ooh Gina

Flowers orient pink with a red blotch in the throat in late Oct. Bronze new growth.

Pink

1.5m

$49.99

Ostbo’s Red Elizabeth

Burgundy-red new growth which remains all season. This compact plant also has bright red flowers in Oct on a neat compact plant. New growths burgundy red.

Red

1m

$49.99

Pachysanthemum

Finest foliage, downy silver new growth maturing through to cinnamon. Striking specimen. Flowers are blush pink to white.

 

1m

$59.99

Percy Wiseman

Trusses of peach yellow flowers fading to white. Compact bush.

Yellow

1m

$49.99

President Roosevelt

Large rounded trusses of red flowers with a white throat. Flowers in Oct. Green and yellow variegated foliage.

Red

1.5m

From
$29.99

Princess Alice

White flowers with pink striped buds. Sweetly perfumed. Free flowering and compact growth.

White

1m

$49.99

Pukeiti Anniversary

Pinkish buds opening to a light yellow with a deep red throat in Nov.

 

1.5 m

$49.99

Rubicon

One of the finest reds for flower and foliage. A compact bush. Flowers Oct.

Red

1m

$49.99

Rwain

Beautiful shrub with deep green foliage with white blooms flushed pink. Mid-season.

 

1.5m

$49.99

Sappho

White flowers heavily spotted with maroon. Hardy vigorous plant.

White

1.8m

$49.99

Sea Shells

Flowers (October) are coral pink with a creamy yellow centre. Leaves dark glossy green cover the rounded compact plant. 

Pink

50cm

$49.99

Senator Henry Jackson

Superb compact plant of deep green foliage covered in indumentum. Perfect trusses of pure white flowers in Oct. A must for anyone who likes the Yak Hybrids.

White

1m

$49.99

Sir Robert Peel

A very old and popular hybrid with light cerise red conical trusses that cover the plant. Pink 2m $49.99

Sneezy

Flowers tyrian-rose paling in the throat and spotted cardinal-red in domed trusses. Vigorous upright grower with dull dark-green leaves.

Pink

1m

$49.99

Spring Dance

Palest lavender pink smother the plant.

Pink

1m

$49.99

Starbright Champagne

Delicate star shaped flowers. Massive apricot orange buds open to warm cream flower with a red central eye.

Apricot

1m

$49.99

Taurus

Deep red buds open to glowing red flowers with black speckling. Vigorous.

Red

2m

$49.99

Tiana

Lovely white frilly butterfly shaped booms with burgundy blotches. Plant has a compact growth habit mid-season.

 

1.5m

$49.99

Top Banana

Brick red buds open yellow in compact truss in late Oct.

Yellow

1m

$49.99

Trewithan Orange

Orange bell shaped flowers in late Oct, on an upright bush.

Orange

1.5m

$49.99

Triumph De Grande

Masses of huge trusses of white flowers with red spotting on the upper lobe. Mid-season.

 

2m

$49.99

True Blue

Lovely vivid purple in bud opening to a lighter purple with an even darker purple spotting and distinctive white stamens mid-season.

 

1.5m

$49.99

Twice as Nice

Bright pink with apricot yellow centre and a dark maroon blotch. Mid-season.

 

1.5m

$49.99

Unique Marmalade

Rosy pink flowers with an orange throat. Flowers have a wavy edge and delicate spotting. October.

 

1.2m

$49.99

Unique

Deep pink buds open to primrose cream flowers. Dense compact foliage.

White

1.2m

$49.99

Virginalis

Pure white flowers, stained green within.

White

3m

$49.99

White Dove

Masses of smaller white flowers with green/yellow throat held in loose trusses.

 White

1.5m

$49.99

White Pearl

Tall conical trusses of flowers open with a touch of pastel pink, fading to a pristine white. Vigorous growing bush.

Pink

2m

$49.99

Willets

A Lems Cameo hybrid. The flowers are salmon pink and held in a large ball truss.

Apricot

1.5m

$49.99

Winsome

Have attractive red buds that open to cerise pink flowers. Heavy flowering on compact bush.

Pink

1m

$49.99

Yak Helene Schiffner

A compact white with lovely foliage and a beautiful crisp white flower October.

 

1m

$49.99

Yak Pac Walport

A pure white flower. Very compact grower with heavy cinnamon coloured indumentum on new growth. Looks fantastic all year. November.

 

1m

 

$59.99

Yakushimanum FCC

Pink buds open to dainty pink rounded truss, fading slowly to white when fully open. Flowers in October.

White

1m

$69.99

Yellow Moon

Pink buds open to waxy lemon/ yellow flowers. Fantastic dark green foliage that is very distinctive September.

 

1.5m

$49.99