Story: Taranaki places

Kaponga rhododendron (1st of 2)

Kaponga rhododendron

Rhododendron kapongii was bred by Bernard Hollard at his garden near Kaponga. The cultivar has become one of the most widely grown red rhododendrons in New Zealand, and the Hollard Gardens are open to the public.

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Ron Lambert, 'Taranaki places - Waimate plain', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/25905/kaponga-rhododendron (accessed 18 June 2019)

Story by Ron Lambert, updated 7 Sep 2016