Rhododendron Hybrids / cultivars

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Rhododendron 'Tortoiseshell Wonder'

Hybridiser:Slocock, Walter C.. Goldsworth Nursery, Woking, UK, 1945 (see more plants of this hybridizer)
Status:IRRC registered.
Height
Height
The figures listed here are averages.

The exact location (altitude, sunlight, soil, climate) can influence growth considerably
in 10 years
120 cm. (4ft.)
Bloom time:late midseasonFlower:funnel-shaped
Type:elepidoteLeaves:oblanceolate
Hardiness:H5
H0 = 0 C (32 F)
H1 = -7 C (20 F)
H2 = -12 C (10 F)
H3 = -15 C (5 F)
H4 = -18 C (0 F)
H5 = -24 C (-10 F)

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on hirstum.info: 3
R. Tortoiseshell Wonder per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

United States : 2
Canada : 1


Seed-parentPollen-parent
'Goldsworth Orange'   Click to see more information

XR. griersonianum   Click to see more information

R. dichroanthum ssp dichroanthum   Click to see more information

xR. fortunei ssp discolor   Click to see more information



Rhododendron 'Tortoiseshell Wonder' photos

 
Photo byDennis McKiver
LocationPrivate garden, Fort Bragg, CA, USA
Date17 June, 2008
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Photo byEverard Daniel
LocationLeonardslee/Loder Plants, Sussex, UK
Date06 June, 2008
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Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Involved in other cultivars:Hybridiser
'Apricot Gold''Tortoiseshell Wonder' x 'Cup Day'Van de Ven K., 1961
'Belle de Marjon''Tortoiseshell Wonder' x ?Dosser, D.J., 1990
'Blimey Limey''Tortoiseshell Wonder' x 'Evening Glow'Stockman, M., 1980
'Dopus''Redwax' x 'Tortoiseshell Wonder'Stockman, M., 1980
'Glory of Lockington''Tortoiseshell Wonder' x 'Mrs Betty Robertson'Dosser, D.J., 1990
'Lady Lin''Tortoiseshell Wonder' x 'Evening Glow'Stockman, M., 1980
'Nagel's Odaliske'R. degronianum ssp yakushimanum x 'Tortoiseshell Wonder'Nagel, W. (Walter), 1970
'Northern Belle''Tortoiseshell Wonder' x 'Mrs Betty Robertson'Dosser, D.J., 1990
'Prawn'   Click to see more information


  Prawn
'Lady Bessborough' x 'Tortoiseshell Wonder'Slocock, Walter C., 1967
'Steven Roy''Evening Glow' x 'Tortoiseshell Wonder'Stockman, M., 1980
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