Rothschild rhododendrons

R. 'Lionel's Triumph', one of Lionel de Rothschild's many hybrids, is still on view at Exbury .

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GARDENS
Amschel von Rothschild (1773-1855) was the first of his family to develop a love of gardening.
Beginning with a small window box, Amschel ended up with a large suburban park. His passion took hold on the family, proving a more enduring interest than banking for many. Rothschild parks and gardens spread across Europe, mixing formal design with exuberant planting of trees and flowers. A love of exotic plants necessitated the building of huge heated greenhouses, allowing skilled Rothschild horticulturalists to create new hybrids, many named after the family.

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Japanese Garden, Gunnersbury Exbury Gardens Ramat Hanadiv Gardens



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