Rhododendrons sentence example
The valley below is filled with the richest vegetation, the undergrowth being largely composed of azaleas and rhododendrons.
Rhododendrons begin at about 6000 ft.
In this way hardy rhododendrons of choice sorts, greenhouse azaleas, the varieties of the orange family, camellias, roses, rare conifers, clematises and numerous other plants are increased.
Firs and pines cover the mountain heights; and below these, but still at an elevation of eight or nine thousand feet, is a zone of vegetation, consisting principally of oaks and rhododendrons.
The alpine flora, beginning at 6000 ft., is specially characterized by its rhododendrons, pines (Araucaria and Libocedrus), and palms, by numerous superb species of Agapetes (Ericaceae), and on the summits by an extraordinary association of species characteristically European (Rubus, Ranunculus, Leontodon, Aspidium), Himalayan, New Zealandian (Veronica), Antarctic and South American (Drymus, Libocedrus).Advertisement
Higher up, in the picturesque gorges, grow rhododendrons, willows, Potentilla fruticosa, Spriaeae, Lonicereae, &c., and the rains must evidently be more copious and better distributed.
Peat soil is largely employed for the culture of such plants as rhododendrons, azaleas, heaths, &c. In districts where heather and gritty soil predominate, the peat soil is poor and unprofitable, but selections from both the heathy and the richer peat soils, collected with judgment, and stored in a dry part of the compost yard, are essential ingredients in the cultivation of many choice pot plants, such as the Cape heaths and many of the Australian plants.
A supply of roses, kalmias, rhododendrons, &c., and of hardy flowers and bulbs, as lily of the valley, hyacinths, tulips, daffodils, &c., should be kept up by forcing.
The well-known failures with rhododendrons, heaths, &c., in ordinary garden soils are also explained by the need of the fungus-infected.
Among the indigenous trees are the Abies excelsa, Abies microsperma, Pinus sinensis, Pinus pinea, three species of oak, five of maple, lime, birch, juniper, mountain ash, walnut, Spanish chestnut, hazel, willow, hornbeam, hawthorn, plum, pear, peach, Rhus vernicifera, (?) Rhus semipinnata, Acanthopanax ricinifolia, Zelkawa, Thuja orientalis, Elaeagnus, Sophora Japonica, &c. Azaleas and rhododendrons are widely distributed, as well as other flowering shrubs and creepers, Ampelopsis Veitchii being universal.Advertisement
Among the more beautiful of the flowering plants are rhododendrons, orchids and .pitcher-plants - the latter reaching extraordinary development, especially in the northern districts about Kinabalu.
This was proved by Hooker to be the case with Himalayan conifers and rhododendrons, raised in Britain from seed gathered at different altitudes.
From the opposite quarter an influx of Japanese and Chinese forms, such as the rhododendrons, the tea plant, Aucuba, Helwingia, Skimmia, Adamia, Goughia and others, has taken place, these being more numerous in the east and gradually disappearing in the west.
The flora is on the whole poor, although the higher regions carry good forests of larch, pitch pine, cedar, birch and alder, with rhododendrons and species of Berberis and Ribes.
The upper limit of arborescent vegetation is considered to run at 7000-7500 ft., of shrubs such as rhododendrons at 850o ft., and of pasture-lands up to 9000 ft.Advertisement
You'll also see magnolias, camellias, rhododendrons, flowering shrubs, the ancient Lanhydrock Cross and the formal gardens.
Flower beds - is there is a good nutrient balance in your soil to grow rhododendrons?
We have planted rhododendrons on our front bank, they will take several years to grow but they should look really good.
Their finds included 69 rhododendrons - 13 of which were new, 59 primulas - 14 new.
Visitors come on bus trips to view the flowering rhododendrons.Advertisement
John May was also very interested in plant breeding and raised many hybrid rhododendrons.
Finally in the ash garden is one of the earliest flowering rhododendrons.
Sir James Horlick acquired the estate in 1944 he wished to establish a garden to grow his more tender rhododendrons.
They also offer what is probably the most extensive collection of species rhododendrons in Ireland.
Back toward the property is a formal area of garden with attractive planting with a variety of rhododendrons and mature shrubbery.Advertisement
Wealth of exotic plants, Australian tree ferns - Chinese rhododendrons - S African bulbs.
We have planted Rhododendrons on our front bank, they will take several years to grow but they should look really good.
John May was also very interested in plant breeding and raised many hybrid Rhododendrons.
Finally in the ash garden is one of the earliest flowering Rhododendrons.
Dwarf rhododendrons, only a foot high, some pure white, others pink, continued up to about 13,500 feet.Advertisement
Sir James Horlick acquired the estate in 1944 he wished to establish a garden to grow his more tender Rhododendrons.
The modern, late-flowering hybrids are not averse to thin partial shade, and in such last well, while the earliest sorts are capable of fine effect amid their plantings of Rhododendrons or other shrubs.
It is one of the choicest of evergreen hardy shrubs, and thrives with Rhododendrons and Azaleas in peat soil.
L. longifolia, an Australian species, planted out in a bed of Rhododendrons at Forest Hill, near London, grew luxuriantly in the open air, flowering and bearing seed, and only twice cut to the ground by frost during twenty years.
Mr Coleman has grown it well amongst Rhododendrons at Eastnor Castle; Mr Gumbleton, Mr Hooke, Mr Ellacombe, and Kew have also had it in good condition.Advertisement
New Chinese Rhododendrons - These are not yet much known in our gardens, and yet a few kinds have already shown their value.
It is the most fragrant of true Rhododendrons, the flowers composed of finely crisped petals, and clear pale rose fading to white.
Hooker says that three-fourths of the whole vegetation consists of Rhododendrons.
The greatest successes with Himalayan Rhododendrons in the British Isles have been obtained near the sea in the south and south-western counties, where the temperature is equable and moist.
This is a plant of bushy habit; the largest I have seen is growing at Tremough, near Falmouth-a magnificent garden for these Rhododendrons.Advertisement
Wild Roses are such rapid growers, even when not greatly encouraged, that they should not be allowed in well-made beds, like those for Rhododendrons, as they soon exterminate other things.
America, and, it only as a relie from the heaviness of Rhododendrons, their graceful growth is precious.
Though Azaleas are now in botanical books made synonymous with Rhododendrons, I have preferred to deal with them separately here.
Where Rhododendrons do well the Sciadopitys also flourishes, but it fails completely on wet heavy soils and on those that are poor and dry, and until established is much tried by cold winds.
Beautiful rhododendrons are plentiful throughout the campground.Advertisement
Wild ginger, elder and sumach are common, and in the mountain areas, rhododendrons, mountain laurel and azaleas.
On the dome-like tops of such mountains as are too high for trees are large clusters of rhododendrons and patches of grasses fringed with flowers.
Rhododendrons occur in Borneo and Sumatra, descending to the level of the sea.