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Maggi Young

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Re: Rhododendron 2019
« Reply #45 on: May 08, 2019, 04:15:22 PM »
Earlier this week I saw a beautiful rhododendron, about 1.5m tall and almost blue.  The owner though it might be a form of R. dauricum
Is this likely in view of the flowering time and colour, and if so which cultivar(s) might it be? 
Thanks for any suggestions.

One  man's  "pinky  violet"  is  another  man's  "blue" .......  one  of the  PJM hybrids ??   :-\
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Re: Rhododendron 2019
« Reply #46 on: May 09, 2019, 09:43:07 AM »
Agreed Maggi and normally I'm sceptical of such descriptions ;D, but this really caught the eye as near the blue end of the violet spectrum.
Perhaps the soil and dappled shade contributed.
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Re: Rhododendron 2019
« Reply #47 on: May 24, 2019, 11:01:20 PM »
On Wednesday I had a clinic at Aylsham and took a long lunch break/short detour and quick gallop around Stody Water Gardens - well worth a trip at this time of year if you like azaleas, but I would recommend a slow stroll rather than the quick gallop, it is an amazing example of massed planting and the scent was fantastic...

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Re: Rhododendron 2019
« Reply #48 on: May 25, 2019, 09:15:49 AM »
Yes, it is well worth visiting Gail.
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Re: Rhododendron 2019
« Reply #49 on: June 19, 2019, 03:51:16 PM »
Already some years old and still only a few centimetres high... Rhododendron nakaharai from the mountains of Taiwan.


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