1.5m Mid. Upright growth. The middle-grade plant is from the $35 - $50 department and there will be different sizes & prices available in this middle-grade range. Lovely pastel apricot trumpets with pink flush and orange throat. Landscape Grade = >1 Litre or more, strong and healthy for planting out. Bernard Hollard distributed an unknown seedling as Jury No 9 (syn: Hollard’s No 9) which is presumably one of Les Jury’s seedlings. In the 1950s when Felix and Mimosa were laying out and planting the new gardens at Tikorangi, rhododendrons were a high prestige plant. Beautiful. Scented. Rhododendrons are at the top of that list. Nelson Plant and Tasman landscaping supplier with Japanese Maples, Michelias, Rhododendrons, Canton Lace, and Gordonia and many more. It appears that the original scion may have been removed from a show table and put into propagation without Felix’s knowledge, let alone his agreement. Late. Compact growth, fawn suede indumentums on foliage. 'Mary Tasker'. 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. Strongly scented. While the original cross was done and named by C. Williams in the 1940s, Felix repeated the cross and came up with a better performing plant which is commonly the form seen in New Zealand at least. 2.5m Mid. A smaller golden nuttallii, fragrant trumpets in soft creamy gold. Big Plant Depot - Selling all sizes of plants for your home and garden needs in Nelson, Hope, Richmond and Tasman region. Strongly scented. Wholesale & retail production nursery, Specialising in rhododendrons, hardy shrubs and trees Allwood Trees was established in 2008 and opened to the public on 01 April 2009. We rate this as one of Felix’s best as an all round garden plant. Rhododendron bushes are similar to azaleas and members of the genus Rhododendron.Rhododendrons bloom in late spring and provide a burst of color before summer flowers set in. But many of the cool climate varieties will thrive in Auckland provided they receive the proper conditions. 1.2m. Handsome dark foliage and a vigorous upright habit make this a Rhododendron to add to your collection. The rhododendrons though, can give that splash of colour that the natives often lack, creating a seasonal wow factor that might otherwise be missing. Mark Jury hybrid. Les was Felix’s older brother and better known for his camellias. 1.5m Early-mid. Floral Gift (Michael’s Pride x polyandrum) Mark Jury hybrid. Wainuiomata, 285 Moores Valley Road. They produce a mass of large, flat blooms and grows best in dappled shade. Saffron Queen is indeed saffron yellow and can entirely smother the bush in bloom. We prefer to avoid the use of chemical sprays in the garden and the quest for the last five or more decades has been to breed for plants which will tolerate warmer conditions and keep healthy foliage without spraying. However he did a number of griersonianum grande crosses, including one which bears his name. Grows around 0.6m. Katie (polyandrum x Sirius) Felix Jury hybrid. Felicity Fair (polyandrum x Sirius) Felix Jury hybrid. ... Just Botanica are Specialists in large Grade Specimen Trees. Compact bushy growth, dark foliage. This is one of the larger rhododendron varieties, reaching head height after 10 years. Lightly scented, compact and vigorous. I can tell you that they were one of the easiest lines to propagate with the highest success rate from cutting, taking half the time to get to a large grade than the hardy rhododendrons and camellias. Rhododendron Size. Rhododendrons are a diverse group of plants that also include both evergreen and deciduous azaleas. It is not a Jury hybrid at all but it appears more likely that it may be a named cultivar imported from the UK. White Doves (scopulorum x inaequale) Felix Jury hybrid. These range from those in the Tender section at lower elevations around 2500 metres. Plant in partial shade where soils are slightly acidic, rich in organic material and are free-draining. OUT OF STOCK: Mid/Late: 1.2m: Old Copper : Large coppery orange flowers. As with many keen gardeners, Felix would have concentrated on growing the species if he could grow them well. Late: 1.5m: Pierce’s Apricot : Deep pink/red buds open to flesh toned apricot flowers. Early/Mid: 1.5m: Countess of Athlone : Large mauve pink flowers in upright trusses. Grows to between 1.2m to 1.8m both in height and width. Beautiful spring gardens, small or large, can be created beneath trees by planting these shrubs, along with other shade-tolerant plants like Camellias, Hol… The pairing can be effective on any scale. aka Rhododendron Large full trusses of deep wine purple with a dark blotch appear in spring. The size of the maddenii flower but the form of augustinii. Late flowering. Outstanding foliage. The largest plant is from the 5+ year department and will be a minimum of 1m x 1m in size. 2m Mid-Late, Felicity Fair - Felix's personal favourite. We supply trees for councils, landscapers, and the general public and deliver trees all over New Zealand. 1.2m ), Moon Orchid - one of Felix's best selections. Heavily perfumed, free flowering, weather hardy blooms with dark foliage. Lobes are waved to frilly. Budget Grade = Bare rooted, a baby plant or pup, ships wrapped in potting mix, will need some TLC before planting out into a large garden. Waxy red flowers ... 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R.f.var formosum Bushy shrub scented white flow... ponicum Huybrid Purple to red flowers early in... Pukekura park Form Small open blue flowers cover ... Rhodo Aunt Martha Deep lavender pink buds open t... (fortunei x Fabia) Flowers apricot, shaded pink i... (Unkown Warrier x Fabia) Pink shading yellow flowers in... (Essex Scarlet x forrestii Repens) Vigorous compact bush wider t... (yakushimanum xFabia Tangerine) Soft pink tinged yellow. But many species can be tricky, touchy and downright disappointing in less than ideal conditions whereas hybrids bring new vigour and reliability. Compact, freeflowering and sun tolerant. These low maintenance plants have transformed thousands of gardens for New Zealand homes. 1.5m Mid-Late. Buds are rose pink which remains suffused over the outside of the open flower, which is light yellow with a green turning orange blotch at the back of the throat. These special plants are very labour intensive and involve many hours of work to create. Mid season flowering. Wholesale & retail production nursery, Specialising in rhododendrons, hardy shrubs and trees Floral Sun (sino nuttalli x R W Rye) Mark Jury hybrid. Large, reflexed, frilled flowers, coral pink, rose in throat. ... Standard Grade ... Large size - 9cm Pot Coprosma rugosa lobster. Ice blue florets mature to white. Rhododendrons Rhododendrons originate mainly from the Himalayas where about 600 different Rhododendron species can be found. Aurora x thompsonii Large Rhodo. Lightly scented. Puts on a magnificent display. They were first discovered by a Flemish botanist, Charles l’Ecluse. (04) 564-8391 Levin (Ohau), 132 McLeavey Road. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Mid/Late: 1m : Nectarine : An unusual colour of nectarine. The smallest of our rhodos are between $15 - $25 and once again this depends on how big and how old they are. They were introduced to the European Alps and thus the name, Alpine Rose (Rhododendron histru… Never widely distributed. Beautiful Naples yellow trumpet flowers with orange yellow inner throat. The hardy, cool-climate Rhododendrons are very hardy throughout New Zealand with the majority preferring the cooler conditions of the south. Rhododendron Bernice - arguably one of the best performers Felix named, Bernice (polyandrum x Royal Flush Townhill) Felix Jury hybrid. Very floriferous. They may flower well but the foliage can be ratty and tatty with leaf burn and silver leaves and plants can even go into gradual decline and fade away. A compact earlier flowering maddenii type, Large open flowers of heavy texture in creamy white, flushed pink with green to yellow throat. Salmon orange flowers. You can have a garden that you can manage, and everyone can enjoy. 1.8m Mid. Fire Plum: This variety produces a mass of deep red flowers. 2m. Round truss. Trading for more than 100 years, our established plant nursery stocks a wide range of native trees and other varieties, delivered across New Zealand. Floriferous and compact with mid green, bullate foliage and delightful peeling bark. ... Rhodohill Rhododendron Nursery. This amounts to them being exposed to cool air so that buds can set and mature properly. Healthy performer. Felix imported a number of rhododendrons, both species and hybrids, from the northern hemisphere but it was his disappointment with the number which did not like the warm and moist conditions of coastal Taranaki which started him plant breeding. Phone. Rich pink frilly flowers on dark foliage. None of these proved easy to propagate but they are excellent garden plants. Grows around 1.2m. Good dark foliage with smaller leaves, typical of this breeding, but needs good drainage. There are large and small flowered varieties. Exceptionally healthy growth and flower power. Based in Palmerston North, Manawatu, we have been supplying New Zealand's … We produced thousands of them every year and Mark had a full scale breeding programme running on them, naming new cultivars at a cracking rate. Four to five flowers per truss with each flower some 12.5cm across. Never widely released because it proved difficult to propagate. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Beautifully frilled trumpet shaped flowers are white with lobes flushed pink and a yellow throat. Oderings Garden centres have 4 wholesale locations growing a large range of plants which include bedding, perennials, shrubs, vegetables and much more. Saffron Queen (xanthostephanum x burmanicum) Felix Jury form. Leafland is New Zealand's best wholesale tree nursery, specialising in high-quality, large-grade specimen trees. 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