Photo Courtesy of Briggs Nursery

Rhododendron Cherry Cheesecake (Elepidote Rhododendron)

Clusters of fuchsia buds open to reveal pinkish-red tipped white flowers with a contrasting burgundy blotch that bloom on glossy, deep green evergreen foliage, which retain its colour in fall. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring
4-5 ft tall x 4-5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts pollinators
Rabbit resistant
Evergreen
Fragrant

Français

Zone Zone 5 (H2)
Exposure Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture

Blush pink-white aromatic plumes grow on thin burgundy stems high atop chocolate brown-maroon foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid summer
1.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies
Tolerant to juglone
Fragrant

More Info »

Sweet, pink, heart-shaped flowers are contrasted against feathery blue-green foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to summer
0.5-1 ft tall x 1 ft wide
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Tolerant to juglone

More Info »

Clump-forming rose-pink leaves that darken to bronze-pink as they mature. Small bell-shaped flowers appear on tall stems early in the season. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to late summer
2 ft tall x 1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Moderate salt tolerance

More Info »

Known for their large flower heads, these shrubs and their abundant blooms bring a touch of charm and whimsy to any backyard or garden. This variety produces large, rounded flower clusters that open lime-green, turn brilliant white during summer, then back to pale green as the season progresses, finally fading in the fall. Rapid growth rate.

Blooms early summer
3-5 ft tall x 4-6 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees and butterflies
Neutral pH preference
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Deciduous

More Info »

This dense, round broadleaf evergreen sports small, delicate, shiny deep green leaves with tips that turn an interesting shade of red during the spring flush. Ideal for use as hedging or as a container plant. Produces insignificant berries. Makes a suitable substitute for boxwood. Fast growth rate.

2-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts birds
Dwarf habit
Salt tolerant

More Info »

This dense, evergreen shrub features ornate clusters of light pink buds in spring that open to crisp white flowers on foliage of shiny, dark green leaves. Slow growth rate. Dwarf habit.

Blooms late spring to early summer
3-4 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds

More Info »

Clusters of fuchsia buds open to reveal bright lavender-pink flowers with a contrasting apricot blotch that bloom on glossy, deep green evergreen foliage, which retain its colour in fall. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late spring
5-6 ft tall x 5-6 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts pollinators
Rabbit resistant
Evergreen
Fragrant

More Info »

 

Clusters of delicate buds open to reveal white flowers with a contrasting yellow blotch that bloom on glossy, deep green evergreen foliage, which retain its colour in fall. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late spring
5-6 ft tall x 5-6 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts pollinators
Rabbit resistant
Evergreen
Fragrant

More Info »