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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.

    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