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any shrub of the genus Rhododendron: evergreen shrubs or small shrubby trees having leathery leaves and showy clusters of campanulate (bell-shaped) flowers

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But you and I will be hiding n the other side of these rhododendrons.
In a trance I suffered her to lead me by the hand through the rank, dense rhododendrons.
To rescue Eva from these miscreants I would have let every malefactor in the country go unscathed: yet the condition was a hard one; and, as I hesitated, my love went on her knees to me, there in the moonlight among the rhododendrons.
I was on what seemed to be a little lawn in a garden, surrounded by rhododendron bushes, and I noticed that their mauve and purple blossoms were dropping in a shower under the beating of the hail-stones.
the time one's ears were pricked for footsteps on the path between the rhododendrons.
Go and make one of the men servants bring some in a basket to the rhododendron walk," he said.
We had passed between the white posts of a gate and up a curving drive, lined with rhododendron bushes.
CAROL: Rhododendrons have done well this year but it's important to take out dead flowers now so that the plant doesn't invest energy in making seed.
But as far as the thousands of rhododendrons and azaleas at the National Trust's Cragisde estate are concerned, it is just how they like it.
Also profiled are other rural stories from the region, from Cynan Jones' Shitake mushrooms at Nantmor, Beddgelert, to the war being waged on rhododendrons at the National Trust's Hafod-y-Llan farm, Nant Gwynant.
The event also runs on Saturday May 1 and there will be a buy one get one free offer on selected Evergreen Azaleas and Rhododendrons.
At this time of year, from Wentworth Castle Gardens in the south of our region to Temple Newsam in Leeds and RHS Gardens Harlow Carr in Harrogate, there are hundreds if not thousands of variations of rhododendrons, all flowering their heads off, giving us that almost vulgar display of pinks, reds, mauves and whites that can be seen for miles.
Remove suckers on fruit trees, rhododendrons and roses by pulling away rather than cutting.
Dr Chris Prior, RHS head of plant pest and disease science, stresses that the name Sudden Oak Death is misleading as the disease does not currently damage Northern European oaks but is affecting rhododendrons and other woody plants in UK gardens.
Strangely enough, the idea for a project involving the Tabernas Desert came from my work with rhododendrons.