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Cape Cod Chapter's Rhododendron Display Garden


Rhododendron 'Scarlet Romance' (Mehlquist)
Picture by S & J Perkins
Rhododendron 'Scarlet Romance' (Mehlquist) in Salem, NH


The Cape Cod Chapter's Rhododendron Display Garden, located in Orleans, Massachusetts, is an excellent place to view rhododendrons, many of which have been hybridized for New England.


RHODODENDRON DISPLAY GARDEN - Orleans, Massachusetts

Plant List as of August, 1995

SECTION 1: Initiated in 1989
1 R. 'Dexter's Orange'
5 R. keiskei (low form)
1 R. 'Hallelujah'
1 R. 'Johnnie Bender'
2 R. (yak. x 'Mars') x 'Capt. Jack' x (yak. x 'Mars') x 'Jean Marie'
6 R. 'April Dawn'
3 R. 'Dexter's Champagne'
1 R. 'Flaming Snow'
5 R. 'Komo Kulshan'
3 R. 'Pink & Sweet'
8 R. 'Marilee'
8 R. 'Artic Pearl'
3 R. kiusianum alba
3 R. decorum hybrid x williamsianum
3 R. 'Michael Hill'
1 R. Yak Hybrid
3 R. 'Ginny Gee'
3 R. 'Windbeam' compact form
4 R. 'Conversation Piece'
3 R. 'Scintillation' compact form
2 R. 'Matilda'
3 R. 'Melanie Shaw'
3 R. Idealist' x ('Golden Star' x 'Odee Wright')
3 R. 'Golden Star'
5 R. 'April Rose'
6 R. Balsaminaeflorum
6 R. 'Gumpo White'
3 R. 'Mary Fleming'
9 R. 'Wintergreen'
3 R. 'Molly Fordham'
1 R. 'Grafin Kirshback'
1 R. Caroline x Cat Album
3 R. 'Mary Belle'
3 R. 'Tiffany'
3 R. yakushimanum
5 R. 'Yuka'
1 R. 'Lem's Monarch'
3 R. 'Late Love'
3 R. 'Teddy Bear'

Companion plants in Section I: Pieris 'Variegata', Epimedium, Tiger Lilies, Astilbe "Sprite', Hemerocallis, Hostas, daffodils and tulips.

SECTION II- Initiated September, 1992
2 R. maximum rubrum
1 R. pseudochrysanthum
1 R. 'Peach Glow'
1 R. 'Bonfire'
1 R. 'Orange Pink'
1 R. 'Coral Glow'
1 R. 'Summer Summit'
1 R. 'Caroline Grace' x adenopodum
1 R. makinoi
3 R. 'Baden-Baden'
1 R. 'Golden Showers'
1 R. 'Lemon Drop'
1 R. yakushimanum Koichiro Wada
1 R. 'Summer Snow'
1 R. 'Lobster'
1 R. '81-84'
1 R. '75-15'
1 R. maximum roseum
1 R. 'Garden Party'
5 R. 'Late Love'
1 R. 'Catalga' x 'Bow Bells'
1 R. metternichii
1 R. prunifolium
5 R. 'Yuka'

Companion plants in Section II: Hemerocallis

SECTION III Initiated in September, 1994
3 R. 'Firestorm'
3 R. 'White Peter'
3 R. 'Today & Tomorrow'
3 R. 'Connecticut Yankee'
5 R. 'April Reign'
1 R. orbiculare
3 R. williamsianum x 'Scintillation'
3 R. 'April Gem'
3 R. kotschyj (myrtifolium) hybrid
1 R. 'Dick Redfield'
1 R. praevernum (AA)
3 R. '65002-9'
3 R. '75031-1'
3 R. 'Scarlet Romance'
3 R. 'Dorothy Swift'
3 R. 'April White'
3 R. 'Wojnar's Purple'
3 R. yakushimanum x wardii
1 R. 65052
3 R. 'April Dawn'
3 R. 'Bob Stewart'
3 R. 'X-5'
1 R. metternichii #12

SECTION IV Initiated in Spring, 1995
4 R. decorum hybrid x williamsianun
3 R. 'Scintillation'x williamsianum
1 R. 'Catawbiense Grandiflorum'
3 R. 'Pennsylvania'
3 R. 'Lollipop'
3 R. 'Frank Abbott'
1 Magnolia 'Lennei Alba'
3 R. 'Parade'
3 R. 'Ribbon Candy'
3 R. 'Sandy'


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