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Spot the gardener...<br />
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Shrubzilla - Britain's biggest rhododendron bush has burst into flower early after ideal conditions have produced a stunning display.<br />
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The majestic shrub, that measures 120ft long and 50ft high, is within the gardens of the exclusive South Lodge Hotel in Horsham, West Sussex.<br />
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And head gardener Paul Collins is going to need a bigger set of shears to prune the mountainous shrub that is actually native to the Himalayas.<br />
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The plant is currently covered in hundreds of vibrant purple flowers having benefited from a mild winter that was boosted by a wet February.<br />
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The rhododendron - Rhododendron arboreum Smithii in Latin - was planted more than 120 years ago by Victorian explorer Frederick Du Cane Godman.