Rhododendron Hybrids / cultivars

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Rhododendron 'Kilimanjaro'

Hybridiser:Rothschild, L. de. Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK, 1947 (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
150 cm. (5ft.)
Bloom time:late midseasonFlower:funnel-shaped
Type:elepidoteLeaves:narrowly elliptic
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. Kilimanjaro per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

Netherlands : 1
Belgium : 1
United States : 1

R. elliottii   Click to see more information

X'Dusky Maid Group'   Click to see more information
'Moser's Maroon'   Click to see more information

xR. fortunei ssp discolor   Click to see more information

Rhododendron 'Kilimanjaro' photos

Photo byRick Shellenberger
Locationprivate garden, Snohomish, WA USA
Date28 May, 2005
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Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Involved in other cultivars:Hybridiser
'Edmund de Rothschild''Fusilier' x 'Kilimanjaro'Rothschild, Edmund Leopold de, 1964
'Pink Leopard''Fred Wynniatt' x 'Kilimanjaro'Drayson R.J.R, 1987
'Rubicon'   Click to see more information

R. arboreum ssp nilagiricum 'Noyo Chief' x 'Kilimanjaro'Gordon, R.C, 1979
Rhododendron cultivars   Hirsutum.info     Project started 03 June 2009