Wholesale & retail production nursery, Specialising in rhododendrons, hardy shrubs and trees A great evergreen shrub for shady borders and woodland plantings. Atherosperma moschatum. In fact many are downright difficult. It takes a minimum of five years from the time the grafting stock is propagated until the smallest grade of standards are ready for sale, approximately 120cm height. We have a great selection of our exclusive Standard Rhododendrons priced from $160.00. Oct 7, 2020 - Some rhododendrons have fragrant-smelling flowers that add interest to your garden. Fragrant rhododendrons. OUR MARCIA Soft clear pink flowers with a paler throat. One of the most fragrant shrubs in existence and, despite its name, it is not a species although many assume that it is. Some varieties are fragrant. Hyacinthoides hispanica - Spanish Bluebell This is a classic woodland bulb, growing to about 40cm, putting up leaves and flowering before the tree canopy has come into leaf. A small, compact, rounded evergreen shrub growing to around 1.5m tall and 2m wide. The best time to plant azaleas and rhododendrons is from winter to early spring, before flowering. Rhododendron 'Yak Preyii' 45.00. Not only do we grow one of the widest ranges in the world, but our five consecutive RHS Flower Show 'Golds' confirm us as one of the best growers of these choice garden plants. Protect from frost. Rhododendron ‘Fragrantissimum’ (Rh. Alexsander. However, I would urge readers to respond to their readership survey in this latest issue. 'Delicatissima' means "most charming" and indeed it is. NZ Natives; Bulbs; Climbers; Fragrant & Herb Garden; Edibles; Children's Garden; Tools, Gifts & Other Garden Goodies; Fragrant & Herb Garden Search Site . They prefer a cooler climate and will grow in full sun to a height of 1.5 metres. Rhododendron 'Yak FCC' 45.00. Rhododendron Polyandrum blush pink/creamy. Rhododendrons like an acidic soil with a pH level of 4.5-5.5. Flowers appear before the foliage in spring. Saved by American Rhododendron Society. Explore. There are a number of fragrant species but these are not always easy to grow. They're colourful, flower freely several times a year. Mid. Spikes of bright blue flowers rise above strap-like leaves in spring. Fragrant Rhododendrons & Azaleas. Rhododendrons originate mainly from the Himalayas where about 600 different Rhododendron species can be found. Large fragrant flowers. The vireya rhododendrons are loved for their bright tropical trumpet flowers, but few produce the tight bushy growth and mass of bloom that makes ‘Saxon Blush’ a standout. Melrose Flash. Fragrantissimum has been around since 1868 and is the best known fragrant rhododendron. Large trusses of fragrant blooms. Best uses. Azara microphylla. There are large and small flowered varieties. They grow in full sun to a height of 1.5 metres. More information... People also love these ideas Pinterest. Height 1.2m. edgeworthii x Rh. Height 1.2m. The lower levels of the soil will now be nice and moist. Originating from the mountains of Nepal, you would think that rhodos prefer a cool climate; however the varieties available to us in Tauranga are selected hybrids and grow extremely well here. Very fragrant and very beautiful soft pink flowers flushed with a deeper pink tone and highlighted with an orange flare. Grafted. OUT OF STOCK: Mid: 2m White: Grafted: Loderi Patience. Out of stock. Sales at the nursery and by mail order. For a great mass of spring colour and attractive evergreen foliage you can’t beat the rhododendron! Tell them what you think of the new directions they are taking. Bushes are compact growing to 1.2 m tall and wide. Height 1m. Vireya rhododendrons are for adventurous gardeners looking for something different and dazzling. Huge white flowers, hint of crimson in the throat. Trumpets are large, loosely arranged. vireyas.co.nz. Rhododendron Photo Image. OUT OF STOCK. If it’s too alkaline, growth will be stunted and the leaves will turn yellowish. Flowers are intensely fragrant and beautiful. Deciduous. Easily grown in sun to part shade and acid soil. Grafted. Out of stock. Showing all 12 results. Bred in NZ by Felix and Mark Jury and robust. Medium sized bush with large leaves. White. USE a potting mix with a high acidity to provide the correct soil conditions. NZ$ 10.00. Masses of salmon coloured flowers flush a number of times throughout the year. Churt, Surrey. When to plant. It also has really pretty flowers that start out as pink buds and then open to be white flowers with a yellow stripe. Most of those we grow as garden plants are hybrids – crosses between different varieties of rhododendrons. Flowers appear before the foliage in spring. There is nothing like fragrance to enhance our gardening pleasure and to evoke memories. For any enquiries please email us sales@blueskinnurseries.co.nz or phone us 03 4822828. It has a wonderful scent but it is a bit leggy and open and you don’t get many flowers to the truss. One of the pinkest of the ‘Loderi’ group. Azara microphylla. Advice Centre. First published in the Weekend Gardener and reproduced here with their permission. Azaleas belong to the Rhododendron family and come in deciduous and evergreen varieties. Prune, if required, after flowering in spring. A beautiful fragrant vireya with large trusses of frilly cream tinged apricot pink flowers. Foliage is highly coloured in autumn. While most varieties of azaleas are not known or desired for fragrance, the fragrant azaleas for sale and listed below are prized for the sweet aroma and sensory appeal they add to the garden. Fragrant, large trusses. Rhododendron 'Grumpy' 35.00. formosum) FCC 1868 AGM 2002. There's a huge variety of colours - pinks, purples, yellows, reds - all sorts. 2. strong growth. Out of stock. 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