Rhododendron Hybrids / cultivars

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Rhododendron 'Blue Rhapsody'

Hybridiser:Whitney, William E.. Brinnon, Washington, USA, 1976 (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:openly funnel-shaped
Type:Leaves: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: 2
R. Blue Rhapsody per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

United States : 2

'Arthur Bedford'   Click to see more information

X'Purple Splendour'   Click to see more information

R. ponticum   Click to see more information

x? R. ponticum   Click to see more information


Rhododendron 'Blue Rhapsody' photos

Photo byDennis McKiver
LocationPrivate garden, Fort Bragg, CA, USA
Date29 May, 2011
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Photo bySteve Henning
LocationTikitere Gardens & Nursery, Rotorua, New Zealand
Date28 October, 2003
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Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Involved in other cultivars:Hybridiser
'Berry Shine''Yaku Sunrise X C.I.S x Jingle Bells' x 'Blue Rhapsody'Kesterson, G.H., 1985
Rhododendron cultivars   Hirsutum.info     Project started 03 June 2009