The Garden Community for Garden Lovers

Rhododendron 'Starlight Champagne'


Rhododendron 'Starlight Champagne' (Rhododendron 'Starlight Champagne')

The new growth on this plant is spectacular, deep burgundy-red



Comments on this photo

 

What a Beauty I love it ;0))

23 Apr, 2015

 

Thank you Pansypotter, It is unusual rhodie with very pretty new growth.... and blooms early, which I like.
It is raining here today so no gardening for me.

23 Apr, 2015

 

Is this a minature rhodedendron? It's really lovely.

24 Apr, 2015

 

Linda, this is not a miniature. I have it for 3 years now and it is already 3'. I think they suggest 4'x4' at maturity but I have a feeling it will be larger than that. It has quite a few buds now but this was a first opened bloom on the bottom..

24 Apr, 2015

 

4x4 isn't too big though is it. Some of them get enormous. I'm thinking about growing one in a pot as we only have a tiny garden. I have a very small one out the front that is red and that never gets much bigger.

25 Apr, 2015

 

It is not too big for our property Linda. I have many of them larger than that. We have several acres here. And some of them do not mind to be pruned at all. I have dwarf Rhododendron Ramapo in a pot and it is very pretty. Lilac in color and has very nice shape. Smothered with flowers. Also one called "Jingle bells" is going well in half barrel. There are many beautiful small rhododendrons and azaleas that can be grown in the pot.
I will watch which one you will choose (if any) :-)

25 Apr, 2015

 

A beautiful unusual rhododendron. Lovely colour & flower shape.

25 Apr, 2015

 

Thank you for liking it Feverfew.

25 Apr, 2015

 

Lovely one :)

27 Apr, 2015

 

Thank you Daylily

28 Apr, 2015

 

Thanks for the information Klahanie next time I visit the nurseries I will have a look.

28 Apr, 2015

 

Let me know what you will choose Linda. I have noticed that sometimes you have different varieties in UK than us here in Canada.

28 Apr, 2015

 

Hi Klahanie I have bought a miniature rhodedendron called Crane. I will put the photo up later. Gerry has put it in a pot for me.

29 Apr, 2015

 

Photo now on site if you want to have a peek.

29 Apr, 2015

 

I looked Linda and I think it was a good choice. Looks lovely.

29 Apr, 2015

 

Thanks Klahanie it's by the little tub pond I have.

30 Apr, 2015



Comment on this photo


Pictures tagged with champagne
8 of 17

  • Rhododendron_starbright_champagne
  • Img_2060

What else?

View photos by Klahanie

This photo is of species Rhododendron 'Starlight Champagne'.

See who else has plants in genus Rhododendron.

Members who like this photo

  • Gardening with friends since
    4 Oct, 2008

  • Gardening with friends since
    1 Oct, 2013

  • bjs
    Bjs

    Gardening with friends since
    13 Apr, 2009

  • Gardening with friends since
    14 Jul, 2012

  • Gardening with friends since
    31 Mar, 2010