Best Rhododendrons for Mid Vancouver Island Climate

The Best Rhododendrons for
Mid Vancouver Island’s Climate

Plant

Colour

Season

Height in 10 y.

Comments

R. Anne Rose Whitney

Rose-pink

May

6’

Vigorous

R. auriculatum

White

June-July

6’

Tree

R. Bergie Larsen

Yell-orange

June

3’

Compact

R. Bob’s Blue

Blue

May

3’

Prolific bloomer

R. bureavii

White

May

4’

Attractive foliage

R. Cosmopolitan

Pink

May-June

5’

Hardy

R. County of York

White

May

6’

Hardy

R. Crete

Purple

May

4’

Compact

R. Cunningham’s White

White

May

4’

Hardy

R. Cynthia

Rose

May

6’

Hardy

R. Diana Titcomb

White

May

5’

Huge flowers

R. fictotacteum

Cream-pink

April

5’

Large leaves

R. fortunei

Pink

May

6’

Fragrant

R. Ginny Gee

Pink

April

2’

Compact

R. Golfer

Pink

April

1”

Attractive foliage

R. Gomer Waterer

White

May

3’

Hardy

R. Haida Gold

Yellow

May

3’

Attractive foliage

R. Halfdan Lem

Red

May

5’

Huge trusses

R. impeditum

Mauve

Late April

1’

Dwarf

R. The Hon. Jean Marie de Montague

Red

May

5’

Sun tolerant 

R. Lee’s scarlet

Scarlet

February

3’

Very Early bloomer

R. Loderi King George

White

May

6’

Fragrant

R. Markeeta’s Prize

Red

May

5’

Vigorous

R. Maxine Childers

Red

April

3’

New growth red

R. Muncaster Mist

Blue

April

4’

Blue

R. accidentale

White-pink

May

5’

Very fragrant

R. pachysanthum

White-pink

April

30”

Attractive foliage

R. Paprika spiced

Creamy yellow with red spots 

May

3’

unusal truss colourC

R. Point Defiance

Pink

May

6’

vigorous 

R. Polar Bear

White

June

6’

Fragrant

R. Ptarmigan

White

April

1’

Compact

R. Ramapo

Violet

April

2’

Sun tolerant

R. Rosamundi

Pink

Mar-April

4’

Early Bloomer 

R. Rubicon

Red

April-May

5’

Attractive foliage

R. September Song

Orange

May

4’

Compact

R. Shamrock

Green

April

1’

Compact

R. Sir Charles Lemon

White

April

5’

Attractive foliage

R. Snow Lady

White

April

30”

Prolific flowers

R. Taurus

Red

April

6’

Dark green foliage

Teddy Bear

Pink

April

3’

Attractive foliage

R. Thomwilliams

Rose

April

2’

Sun tolerant

R. Tiffany

Pink

May

30”

Dwarf 

R. Van Nes Sensation

Pink

May

5’

Fragrant

R. Whitney’s Dwarf Red

Red

April

3’

Red buds

 

 

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