Links to gardens and nurseries

Crosshills Garden & Nursery, Kimbolton, Manawatu

A 7 Ha, park like garden with an extensive display of rhododendrons and azaleas with associated plants and trees. There is also a plant centre and cafe. For more information go to the website above
Heritage Park, Kimbolton, Manawatu

R.Queen of Nepal

This is the website of Heritage Park, the former garden of the NZRA, now administered by a Charitable Trust. The park has a comprehensive collection of New Zealand hybrid rhododendrons and azaleas accompanied by many trees. There is a rhododendron trial garden which is part of NZRA trial gardens throughout NZ.
Click here to see photos of Heritage Park


RhodoDirect, Waiau

RhodoDirect is a specialist online rhododendron nursery with over 400 different varieties on site, just 15 min away from Christchurch Airport. RhodoDIrect has something for every price budget, from starter plants to mature instant garden fillers. The nursery is open to the public 7 days 10-4pm September to December, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10-4 December to the end of August.
For more information go to our website
377 Halkett Road, West Melton, Christchurch
Contact Lisa Williams on 021 746 368
Woodbury Rhododendrons

Rh. Winnie Hayes

Woodbury Rhododendrons is a specialist rhododendron nursery based in Woodbury, South Canterbury, near Geraldine. Nearby you will find the garden of Joy & Bernie O'Keefe, owners of the nursery. The garden is open to nursery customers with all rhododendrons named. For more information visit their website



[email protected]
Tikitere Gardens & Nursery

Tikitere Gardens & Nursery is a well stocked nursery with a great range of Rhododendrons and companion plants.

104 SH No 30, RD 4, Rotorua 3074
Orton Bradley Park, Charteris Bay,
Banks Peninsular, Canterbury garden at Orton Bradley Park is a comprehensive collection of old and new rhododendron hybrids as well as a large collection of New Zealand raised and registered hybrids. Also contained in the garden is a comprehensive rhododendron species collection...including many rare varieties. As well as the rhododendrons there is an extensive array of companion plants including some rare, small, companion trees. The garden is the special garden of the Canterbury Rhododendron Society and is part of the extensive, historical, Orton Bradley Park, a farm park, on the edge of Charteris Bay in Lyttleton Harbour.
Tannock Glen

One of Dunedin's hidden treasures, the specialist rhododendron collection at Tannock Glen has been built up since 1975 by members of the Dunedin Rhododendron Group. A large number of rare species collected from the wild plus choice local hybrids are able to be seen from the gravelled paths through the four acre site. Mature trees and unusual shrubs complement this magical woodland garden overlooking the Dunedin harbour.

Tannock Glen is open all year.
Dunedin Botanic Gardens

The first botanic garden to be established  in New Zealand and it is now a garden of International Significance. Its Rhododendron Dell covers 4 hectares with more than 3000 rhododendrons.
Exbury Gardens UK

Exbury Gardens is the perfect place for the whole family to spend the day with its impressive Rothschild flower collection, steam railway and more.This year the flowering season will be spectacular, so climb on a plane and come and enjoy.