Rhododendron Billy Budd


Rhododendron Billy Budd has dark red waxy flowers on a compact bush flowers in October. Height 1.2m

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Rhododendron Billy Budd is a captivating variety featuring large trusses of dark red, waxy flowers that create a striking visual impact. These blooms appear in October, providing a burst of color in the spring garden. The plant’s compact growth habit makes it an excellent choice for smaller garden spaces, particularly in the front of a small suburban garden.

The foliage of Rhododendron Billy Budd is equally attractive, with a slight indumentum (fluff) on the underside of the leaves, adding an interesting texture. This characteristic not only enhances its visual appeal but also contributes to its overall hardiness.

This rhododendron, reaching a height of approximately 1 meter after ten years, is an ideal ground cover, effectively filling in gaps and adding lush greenery to your garden. Its parentage, Mayday x elliotii, ensures a robust and resilient plant that can thrive in a variety of conditions.

Rhododendron Billy Budd is perfect for gardeners looking for a compact, colorful, and low-maintenance plant that can provide year-round interest and beauty.  Contact us today to learn more about this stunning variety and how it can bring a touch of elegance to your landscape.