You may not have thought about growing rhododendrons in your garden.
They come in brilliant colours, they’re easy care and they love shade. If your soil isn’t right for them, they grow beautifully in pots, either wedged into your border in the right place or on a terrace.
A rhododendron could be just the plant we need for that shady spot.
So, to find out all about growing rhododendrons in our gardens, I went to the magnificent Grade 1 Listed Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens in Sussex to talk to head gardener Stephen