Hardy rhododendrons - ten most attractive varieties with photos and description

  • Dec 24, 2019

Hardy rhododendrons - ten most attractive varieties with photos and description

If you have not decided what to buy rhododendrons to grow them in the open ground, you can consider the following varieties that are resistant to frost.

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About Rhododendron, without exaggerating, we can say that this gorgeous shrubs that love growers just like roses, hydrangeas and peonies. They can be referred to the list of thirty stunning ornamental horticultural crops.

Rhododendrons are very diverse, you can find the culture to his taste: shrub or small tree, with a strong odor or attracting barely audible, with large or small flowers. Almost all the rhododendrons are wonderful to feel a small shadow.

I recommend you watch the list of ten more chic shade-tolerant crops.

Rhododendron - the culture of "oriental", so often it can scare away those who live in the middle latitudes. Little did the plant will not bloom or, even sadder, can not tolerate frost conditions and can not survive?

If you want to have a quite a while in their area and rhododendron are hesitant because of the cold winter, you can consider this problem solved! We picked ten luxury rhododendrons for you that winter-hardy and can survive temperature values ​​to minus twenty-five degrees Celsius and lower.

At Rhododendron many advantages, but there are drawbacks. An important disadvantage of this crop in your garden is that it stems, leaves and flowers - poisonous. This is especially dangerous if you have kids and pets.

Grandmother

The plant is very nice, however, as his "name." View - Japanese azalea. Low bush may well be suitable when you create a border or hedge.

This azalea will appeal to those who love voluminous buds. No one can resist the flowers so bright pinkish color.

Grandmother
Grandmother

Golden Lights

View - deciduous azalea. Shrubs differ enchanting orange flowers, which are collected in a brush ten tricks. Flowers with delicate shades that can harmoniously contrasted with the dark olive color of foliage.

It begins to bloom this early culture (by the end of May). Can survive the harshest winter conditions - it is not terrible frost to minus forty-two degrees.

Golden Lights
Golden Lights

Inglish Rozeum

This is a hybrid rhododendron katevbinskogo. He is not afraid of direct sunlight, low temperature characteristics and heavy rainfall - such vagaries of weather will not interfere with the fact that the culture bloomed profusely.

Flowers bush shaped like bells, pink and purple. Collected in inflorescence dome shape for eight to ten tricks.

Such grow on rhododendron likes hydrated, rich in humus, drained soil.

Inglish Rozeum
Inglish Rozeum

Karens

It refers to a Japanese evergreen azaleas. It is a small bush, having a purplish-red flowers with dark purple speckles. The autumn foliage can acquire slightly different shades.

Karens
Karens

Mount Saint Helens

This distinctive azalea hardy can survive temperature values ​​to minus thirty-two degrees.

Characterized by non-standard color of flowers. Their petals pink-salmon color, very tender, with tangerine and gold specks. Flowers like bluebells, extraordinarily beautiful, going to brush over eleven tricks. Dark green foliage of the bush in autumn can take bronze, very beautiful color.

Mount Saint Helens
Mount Saint Helens

Nova Zembla

It is a smart hybrid evergreen rhododendron katebvinskogo. Has impressive dimensions - adult shrub can grow up to 2.5 meters high and 2 meters wide. Of course, in a small garden is a plant not be able to plant, but in the large garden is sure to attract the attention.

Flowers such culture bright pinkish color with dark maroon spots. Flowers collected in the brush, bush from afar may resemble peony.

Nova Zembla
Nova Zembla

PZHM Elite

The name pretty interesting.

This plant is compact, it is characteristic for luxuriant bloom may carry temperature values ​​to minus thirty-two degrees.

Flowers are pink-crimson hue, shape their tapering, going to brush four to nine tricks.

PZHM Elite
PZHM Elite

Rosie Lights

It is a deciduous azalea. Maybe winter at minus forty-two degrees!

This shrub will adorn any garden. At the end of spring season - early summer it is strewn with elegant tassels of pink flowers in orange and pink Krapina. Foliage in autumn can change the color maroon.

Rosie Lights
Rosie Lights

Rozeum elegans

A variety of rhododendron katevbinskogo.

This bush is appreciated not only because of high winter hardiness, but also thanks to a gorgeous lynx tips of inflorescences - the brush is made up of ten to twenty flowers with delicate petals.

The plant is tall, stately, attracting a large number of butterflies and bees.

Rozeum elegans
Rozeum elegans

White Lights

A variety deciduous azaleas. Withstands temperature readings from minus four to minus thirty and forty-two degrees! Can, without hesitation, to grow a rhododendron in the middle latitudes, winter cover is not required.

In the last month of spring buds turn into a pearl flowers with golden flecks. With petals over time become white. In autumn the leaves acquire a dark bronze color.

White Lights
White Lights

Which of the following types of rhododendrons you grow?

Mount Saint Helens(Put in comments 1)
Nova Zembla(Put in comments 2)
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Grandmother (Put in comments 4)
Golden Lights (Put in comments 5)
Inglish Rozeum (Put in comments 6)
Karens (Put in comments 7)
PZHM Elite (Put in comments 8)
Rosie Lights (Put in comments 9)
White Lights (Put in comments 10)
I did not grow rhododendrons (Put in comments 11)

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