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Rhododendron 'Chionoides'

Hybridiser:Standish, J.. Bagshot, Surrey, England, 1867 (see more plants of this hybridizer)
Status:IRRC registered.
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:broadly funnel-shaped
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: 19
R. Chionoides per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

United States : 8
Canada : 5
Netherlands : 4
England : 1
France : 1

? XR. ponticum   Click to see more information

Rhododendron 'Chionoides' photos

Photo byDavid and Lorie Ideal Gardens
LocationIdeal Gardens, Johnstown, PA, USA
Date10 May, 2010
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Photo byHarry R. Wright
Locationprivate garden Courtenay, BC, Canada
Date23 May, 2007
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Photo byEverard Daniel
LocationLeonardslee/Loder Plants, Sussex, UK
Date04 June, 2003
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Photo byHerman Van Ree
LocationNunspeet, Netherlands
Date13 May, 2009
Photo byJim Willhite
Locationprivate garden West Chester, PA, USA
Date02 June, 2005
Photo byHerman Van Ree
LocationNunspeet, Netherlands
Date10 May, 2009

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Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Involved in other cultivars:Hybridiser
'Girard Lucky Star'R. degronianum ssp yakushimanum x 'Chionoides'Girard Nurseries, 1994
'Kristen Marie'   Click to see more information

  Kristen Marie
'Chionoides' x 'Graf Zeppelin'Shapiro, B. & M., 1968
'Old Lace''Chionoides' x ?Fretz, L., 1998
'Tip Off''Chionoides' x R. calophytum var calophytumMehlquist, G.A.L, 1965
Rhododendron cultivars   Hirsutum.info     Project started 03 June 2009