Rhododendron Hybrids / cultivars

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Rhododendron 'Besse Howells'

Hybridiser:Shammarello, A.M. Euclid, Ohio, USA, 1961 (see more plants of this hybridizer)
Status:IRRC registered.
Additional parentage info:(red) x ()
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:early midseasonFlower:unknown
Type:elepidoteLeaves:unknown
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: 11
R. Besse Howells per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

United States : 7
Canada : 3
Finland : 1


Seed-parentPollen-parent
R. catawbiense   Click to see more information

X'Boule de Neige'   Click to see more information

R. caucasicum   Click to see more information

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Rhododendron 'Besse Howells' photos

 
Photo bySteve Henning
LocationReiley Ridge Nursery, Woodsboro, Maryland, USA
Date16 May, 2006
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Photo bySteve Henning
LocationRarefind Nursery, Jackson, New Jersey, USA
Date15 May, 2004
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Photo byGerald R. Firak
Locationown garden in Park Ridge Illinois, USA
Date
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Photo byHarry R. Wright
Locationprivate garden Courtenay, British Columbia, Canada
Date18 May, 2007
 
Photo byDavid and Lorie Ideal Gardens
LocationIdeal Gardens, Johnstown, PA, USA
Date03 May, 2010
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Photo byTadeusz Dauksza
Locationprivate garden
Date04 May, 2010
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Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Involved in other cultivars:Hybridiser
'Chatterbee'   Click to see more information


  Chatterbee
'Ben Moseley' x 'Besse Howells'Hinerman, D.L., 1970
'Crossbow''Accomac' x 'Besse Howells'Delp Weldon E., 1979
'Ingrid Mehlquist'   Click to see more information


  Ingrid Mehlquist
'Besse Howells' x R. degronianum ssp yakushimanumMehlquist, G.A.L, 1967
'Jane Stenning''Calsap' x 'Besse Howells'Hinerman, D.L., 1986
'Sublime''Ben Moseley' x 'Besse Howells'Hinerman, D.L., 1975
'Zesty''Besse Howells' x 'China Boy'Delp Weldon E., 1992
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Rhododendron cultivars   Hirsutum.info     Project started 03 June 2009