Reuthe’s is an historic and acclaimed nursery founded in 1902 by a German plant hunter. We have precise and detailed knowledge of rare plant species that have won Reuthe’s 17 gold medals at RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

The Lost Gardens offer the ideal growing conditions for rhododendrons; a north-facing woodland on a hill with acidic, sandy and free-draining soil, part of the horticultural miracle that is the Green Sand Ridge in Kent.

There are over 1000 species of rhododendron in the world and 300 of these at Reuthe’s. 300 is a conservative estimate, there could be many more as every day there is new discovery in the Lost Gardens. There are also many other varieties of rare trees, shrubs, azaleas and camellias.

Many specimens in the Lost Gardens are available to buy. We will arrange professional and careful delivery and planting to anywhere in the UK and Europe. Costs are quoted per plant and order.

We have a smaller number of plants available to buy at the nursery and also by mail order. Contact us for more information.


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