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Rhododendron 'Arthur Bedford'

Hybridiser:Lowinsky T.H.. Tittenhurst, Sunninghill, Bershire, UK, 1936 (see more plants of this hybridizer)
Status:IRRC registered.
Synonyms:'A. Bedford'
Additional parentage info:(unnamed mauve seedling) x ()
Height
Height
The figures listed here are averages.

The exact location (altitude, sunlight, soil, climate) can influence growth considerably
in 10 years
200 cm. (7ft.)
Bloom time:midseasonFlower:unknown
Bloom time duration:22
Bloom time duration 'Arthur Bedford'

Observation based on 4 plants,
growing in 1 'My-gardens'.

Exact= 22 days.
days.
Type:elepidoteLeaves:unknown
Hardiness:H4
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: 25
R. Arthur Bedford per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

Canada : 9
Netherlands : 7
United States : 4
Belgium : 2
France : 1
England : 1
New Zealand : 1


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

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Rhododendron 'Arthur Bedford' photos

 
Photo byJana Dusátková
Locationprivate garden Černošice, Czech Republic
Date15 May, 2004
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Photo byGarth Wedemire
LocationMike Bale’s Garden: Lu Zhu, Agassiz, BC, Canada
Date17 May, 2007
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Photo byJana Dusátková
Locationprivate garden Černošice, Czech Republic
Date24 May, 2008
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Photo byTijs Huisman
Location
Date14 May, 2006
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Photo byPaul & Linda Lawry
Locationprivate garden Lantzville, Vancouver Island, BC, Canada
Date
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Photo byKen Gibson
Locationprivate garden Tofino, Vancouver Island Canada
Date16 May, 2004
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Photo byJim Willhite
LocationTyler Arboretum, Media, PA, USA
Date26 May, 2007
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Photo byHerman Van Ree
LocationNunspeet, Netherlands
Date14 May, 2009
 
Photo byTijs Huisman
LocationPark der Gärten, Rostrup, Germany
Date28 May, 2008
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Flowers and new branches simultaineously
Photo byHerman Van Ree
LocationNunspeet, Netherlands
Date20 May, 2009
 
Photo byJana Dusátková
Locationprivate garden Černošice, Czech Republic
Date23 May, 2006
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Photo byJana Dusátková
Locationprivate garden Černošice, Czech Republic
Date25 May, 2006
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Photo byJana Dusátková
Locationprivate garden Černošice, Czech Republic
Date08 May, 2008
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Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Involved in other cultivars:Hybridiser
'Bariton'   Click to see more information


  Bariton
'Arthur Bedford' x 'Purple Splendour'Hachmann, Hans, 1974
'Bethany Jade'   Click to see more information


  Bethany Jade
'Arthur Bedford' x 'Jonathan Shaw'Doppel,J., 1992
'Blue Lagoon'   Click to see more information


  Blue Lagoon
'Purple Splendour' x 'Arthur Bedford'Greer, Harold E., 1992
'Blue Rhapsody'   Click to see more information


  Blue Rhapsody
'Arthur Bedford' x 'Purple Splendour'Whitney, William E., 1976
'Blutopia'   Click to see more information


  Blutopia
R. catawbiense 'Catawbiense Grandiflorum' x 'Arthur Bedford'Hachmann, Hans, 1976
'Dream of Kings'   Click to see more information


  Dream of Kings
'Arthur Bedford' x 'Purple Splendour'Frederick, 1967
'Easter Bunny''Arthur Bedford' x 'Ice Cube'Looye, Jack, 1983
'Imperial'   Click to see more information


  Imperial
'Purple Splendour' x 'Arthur Bedford'Greer, Harold E., 1983
'Island Song''Arthur Bedford' x 'War Dance'Whitman, M.J., 1993
'Leggs''Arthur Bedford' x R. catawbiense 'La Bar's White'Anderson A.T. & S.A, 1981
'Plum Beautiful''Purple Splendour' x 'Arthur Bedford'Greer, Harold E., 1983
'Whirleybird''Arthur Bedford' x 'Ice Cube'Looye, Jack, 1983
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