GLENDOICK CATALOG: DWARF RHODODENDRONS BATHYPHYLLUM C.6541, 6542A 60cm (2ft) H5. Natural hybrid of proteoides x aganniphum. Should have white flushed pink flowers. Fine foliage and very attractive compact dense habit. Rare. April- May. " WINDSOR. Sold for many years as R. aganniphum var. flavorufum this better matches R. bathyphyllum. Pale pink flowers. Indumentum splitting into patches on the lower leaf surface. " DAWYCK. This small-leaved plant was labelled roxieanum var. cucullatum but clearly fits much better into bathyphyllum. Grafts. BULU C.V. 9503. 1.6m (5ft). H4-5?. Newly introduced Lapponica species from S.E. Tibet. One of the largest of the subsection. Upright habit with pinkish-purple flowers. Should be fairly heat and drought tolerant. First time offered. April-May? CAESIUM (Trichoclada S.S.) 1.20m (4ft) H3. A rare species, seldom offered. Bright yellow flowers in June-July on a compact bush with glaucous foliage. CAMPYLOGYNUM (Campylogyna S.S.). Gems for the peat bed or rock garden. Nodding little thimble-shaped flowers and neat foliage. Free- flowering, late April into June. We can thoroughly recommend the following. All H4 unless stated. 2. CLARET 4Ocm. (16in.) Claret-coloured flowers and superb dark shiny foliage. Compact 3. WHITE (leucanthum) A.M. 3Ocm (1ft.) Masses of creamy-white flowers. Most attractive. 4. CHAROPOEUM 5Ocm. (2Oin.). A fine clone of this former variety which is larger in all parts than the above. Rose-coloured flowers in late April-May. 5. CREMASTUM 'BODNANT RED' A.M. 6Ocm (2ft) The nearest to a true red of all dwarf lepidotes. Leaves green underneath. 6. MYRTILLOIDES 15cm. (6in.) Quantities of mauve-pink little thimbles on a low mound. 7. MYRTILLOIDES FARRER 1O46, H3, 2Ocm. (8in.) Purple flowers and the neatest of small dark shiny leaves. Not as hardy as the other forms. 9. PLUM BRANKLYN Plum-coloured flowers and dark shiny foliage. Blooms a little earlier than most of the above. 10. NEW PINK. Large pale pink flowers. 50 cm (20 in) 11. BERYL TAYLOR A.M. LS&T 4738. Reddish flowers. Low growing. 13 S.B.E.C. 509 Select. Large claret-coloured flowers and fine dark glossy leaves, compact. 14 CREMASTUM CERISE H3. Low habit, leaves green below. Flowers cerise. 15 C. 6095. A vigorous collection from the Mekong-Salween divide Black-purple flowers. 60cm (2ft)? 16 A.C. 126, 942. A new introduction from N.E. Yunnan. Habit and flower colour unknown. CAMTSCHATICUM (Camtschatica S.) 2Ocm (8in.) H5. Very unusual species, there being much discussion whether indeed it is a rhododendron. Native to Alaska and N.E. Asia. Does best in the north. It is a deciduous creeper which bursts into life in the spring, often flowers twice a year. May-June. " LARGE-FLOWERED PURPLE SELECTION with larger flowers than usual. " RED FLOWERED SELECTIONS. Rare, these really are a bright red colour. From years of our own careful selection. A must. " WHITE Exceedingly rare. A little gem; slow-growing. CEPHALANTHUM (Pogonanthum S.) (Anthopogon S.) 25cm (1Oin.) H4. Dwarf pink form. A beautiful dwarf with dark aromatic foliage and daphne-like flowers in neat trusses. One of the best of the section. April-May. " SBEC 0751. Pure white flowers and tiny leaves. Very fine but a challenge to grow well. " NMAIENSE GROUP. C.V. 9513 from S.E. Tibet. Usually with pale yellow flowers though some forms are cream or pale pink. " CREBREFLORUM 1Ocm. (4in) Very low growing and compact with charming cream or pink flowers. Very slow-growing. One of our special favourites. April-May. " VAR. PLATYPHYLLUM Much larger leaves and larger flowers than the type. Flowers white. Recently reintroduced. Limited numbers. Very rare. CILIATUM X EDGEWORTHII 1.20m (4ft) H3-4. A new hybrid which we have great hopes for. A white, pink-tinged, scented, compact plant which is hardy enough for planting outside in a sheltered site, even in E. Scotland. Early May. 2 clones: 'A' has the largest flowers while 'B' has more of them. CITRINIFLORUM (Neriiflora S.S. 1m (3ft) H4. This species has thicker indumentum than R. sanguineum Most forms have a compact habit. Rare. April-May. R. 108. Yellow flowers. H.P. Yellow flowers. C. 6543A yellow flowers, flushed pink. New introduction. " CONSANGUINEUM GROUP (formerly sold as R. sanguineum this plant fits better into this species.) Dark red flowers, dark leaves and a neat habit. Slow growing. " VAR. HORAEUM ORANGE F.21850 (Neriiflora S.S.) 1m (3ft) H4. Flowers orange, shot crimson, one of the most showy species of this colour. Compact habit and fine foliage. Demand always exceeds supply. April. CRANE (keiskei 'Yaku Fairy' x racemosum 'Whitelace') 1m (3ft) H5. A pure creamy-white version of 'Ginny Gee' which is hardy, very free- flowering and easy to please. This Glendoick hybrid is likely to become one of the best selling and most popular white dwarf varieties. April. DENDROCHARIS (Moupinensia S.S.) 60cm (2ft)? H4-5? NEWLY INTRODUCED. Probably the finest new species to be introduced in recent years. Tiny dark green leaves and relatively large, deepest pink to reddish flowers. Neat compact habit. It has come through recent hard winters at Glendoick. Needs good drainage. April (outdoors) March (indoors) Several forms: C. 5106. seedlings and selections-deep pink flowers. CC&H 3915 clone #D most handsome foliage. CC&H 4012-fine flowers. " Aff. Guiz 120. This may better match R. petrocharis. Pure white flowers. Larger leaves than R. dendrocharis. Very fine FROSTHEXE (Pogonanthum S. x Lapponica SS) 30cm (1ft) H5. A most unusual and attractive new hybrid From W. Reich which we are sure will become very popular. Clusters of daphne-like purplish-blue flowers on a neat, compact and tough plant with dark green leaves. Always an eye-catcher. May. GOLFER (yakushimanum x pseudochrysanthum) 1.20m (4ft) H4. Very fine Warren Berg hybrid. Leaves fawn below with very showy white indumentum on the upper surface which persists all summer. Flowers pale pink>white. May. GRAZIELA (ponticum x roxieanum. 1.2m? (4ft) H5. This curious hybrid which we obtained in Germany has extremely narrow pointed leaves like a dwarf R. roxieanum without indumentum. Flowers are pinkish purple in May. A fine foliage plant for the small garden. HARKWOOD PREMIERE (yakushimanum x 'Bud Flanagan') 1.2m (4ft). H5. One of the best blotched 'yak' hybrids. Flowers open lilac and fade to white with a pronounced reddish purple blotch in large rounded trusses. Vigorous but with a fairly tidy habit. May-June. Available 1998-99. HIPPOPHAEOIDES var. OCCIDENTALE CCu. 9314 Narrower leaves and shorter style than var. hippophaeoides, flowers purple. New introduction, rare. IMPERATOR K.W. 6884. 15cm (6in) H3-4. The original Kingdon Ward introduction from Upper Burma. Masses of very showy dark purplish- pink flowers. Choice. Best covered with a cloche in winter. April- May. X INTERMEDIUM WHITE. 1m (3ft) H5. A natural hybrid between ferrugineum and hirsutum from Europe. Dense compact habit. Rare white form. JUNE BEE (keiskei 'Yaku Fairy' x 'Mary Fleming') 1m (3ft) H5. Masses of creamy-white flowers on a vigorous, tough plant. Very free- flowering and spectacular. Likely to become very popular. April. KAWAKAMII (Syn. taiwanianum) (Pseudovireya S.S.) 1m (3ft.) H2-3. Surprisingly hardy. Leathery evergreen leaves. Clear yellow flowers in July-August. Best on mossy rock, tree-stump or raised bed. KEISKEI X SPINULIFERUM CLONE 'A'. 1m (3ft) H4 Eye-catching, curious tubular pale pink flowers on a vigorous but tidy grower with bronzy new growth. April. " " CLONE 'C'. Another clone with cream flowers striped pink. KONGBOENSE (Pogonanthum S.) to 1.5m (5ft) H4. Upright or low habit. Very aromatic leaves. Flowers small, deep strawberry-red. Needs perfect drainage and cool roots. Rare and choice. March-May. (See also primuliflorum deep pink.) " C.V. 9540, C.C. 7575 from S.E. Tibet. LAMPION ('Bad Eilsen' x yakushimanum) 60cm (2ft) H5. A wonderful new German hybrid and one of the most dwarf and compact 'yak' hybrids. Light red, long-lasting bell-shaped flowers in loose trusses, gradually fade to cream-pink, giving a two-toned effect. Deep green leaves with contrasting red buds. Certain to become very popular. May. LONGISTYLUM (Tephropepla S.S.) 1m (3ft). H3. This rare species from Sichuan has narrow leaves and trusses of white flowers. May. NICOLETTA ('Fantastica' x 'Perlina') 1.20m (4ft) H5. A fine new 'yak' hybrid from Hachmann with rounded trusses of pink-fading-to-white flowers with a bold red flare. Free-flowering and compact with healthy dark foliage. May-June. PRONUM, (Taliensia S.S.) 30cm (1ft) spreading. H5. Glaucous recurved leaves with fawn indumentum. Very compact habit. Flowers (rarely) creamy-white. A much sought-after species for the connoisseur which is still very scarce. April-May. We offer the R.B. Cooke clone with bluest leaves, the Towercourt clone with greener leaves and H.P. seedlings. PRONUM X PROTEOIDES 30-60cm (1-2ft) H5. Seedlings of our cross between these two rare connoisseur's species. Superb dense, compact dwarfs with small leaves with thick indumentum. Flowers will be pale pink to white, after many years. PROTEOIDES Rock, KGB. 700, C. 6542, H.P. (Taliensia S.S.) 60cm (2ft) H5. Much sought after by collectors for its tiny indumented leaves and neat, dense, compact habit. Flowers (rarely) pale pink to white. Recent introductions now available as well as several clones. March-April. ROXIEANUM CUCULLATUM C.W. New introductions. The excellent foliage is very much wider than the above with equally good indumentum. Very rarely offered. " VAR. PARVUM (roxieanum x proteoides) H.P. & C.W. 1m (3ft) H5. This hybrid/intermediate is commonly found where these two species meet in the wild. Leaves intermediate in size between those of the two species. Flowers white or pale pink with red spotting. An excellent foliage plant. April. SEINGHKUENSE K.W. 9254 (Edgeworthia S.S.) 1m (3ft) H2. The very rare yellow flowered relative of edgeworthii for greenhouse and conservatory. Small indumented leaves. Needs very good drainage. March-April. SENATOR HENRY JACKSON (yakushimanum x 'Mrs Horace Fogg') 1m (3ft) H4. This 'yak' hybrid has amongst the finest pure white flowers of any rhododendron. Dark green leaves with indumentum on the lower surface. May. SWIFT (ludlowii x viridescens) H3-4. 60 cm (2ft) A new dwarf hybrid, this has yellow flowers, strongly spotted red, with red stripes on the reverse, very freely produced in May. Healthy foliage. Not for gardens colder than Glendoick. TSAII AFF. C.&H. 7022 (Lapponica S.S.) to 1m (3ft) H5?. Closely related to the not-yet-introduced tsaii this plant seems to be intermediate between it and hippophaeoides. Pale to deep lavender flowers. April? TSARIENSE X PROTEOIDES 60-90cm? (2-3ft?) H5. Excellent foliage. Neat small leaves with thick rufous indumentum. Flowers white flushed pink. April-May. VALENTINIANUM (VAR. OBLONGIFOLIUM?) C.&H. 7186 (Maddenii S.S.) 2m (6ft)+. H2?. Very different from valentinianum and much larger in all parts. Best considered a new species. Roundish hairy leaves and yellow flowers. From S.E. Yunnan. YELLOW DANE (rupicola var. chryseum x hanceanum 'Nanum') 30cm (1ft) H5. This is a very slow-growing, compact plant with freely- produced deep yellow flowers with long stamens. It should do very well in severe climates where summers are not too hot. May.