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R. zoelleri

SubgenusRhododendron
SectionVireya
SubsectionEuvireyaClick to see all Euvireya
Synonyms
R. asparagoides
R. doctersii   (J.J.Sm.
Johannes Jacobus Smith
(1867-1947)
Netherlands, Oegstgeest
Botanical-short: J.J.Sm.
)
R. moskowskii
R. oranum   (J.J.Sm.
Johannes Jacobus Smith
(1867-1947)
Netherlands, Oegstgeest
Botanical-short: J.J.Sm.
)
In cultivation since: ?

First described: 1892, (Warb.
Otto Warburg
(1859-1938)
Germany, Hamburg
Botanical-short: Warb.
)

Origin: Indonesia, Papua New Guinea 0-2000 meter

About zoelleri : "Named after Hugo Zller, German Journalist: first expedition to Finisterre Mountains 1891 New Guinea"

Corolla: unknown
Leaves: unknown

Habit: epiphytic+terrestrial
epiphytic = living on dead organic material (decaying trees f.i)
terrestrial = in soil (like in your garden)

Winter: evergreen
Bloomtime: unknown
Hardiness:
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)


Predominant color: orange

Height
Height
The figures listed here are the observed size in the natural environment.

The exact location (altitude, sunlight, soil, climate) can influence growth considerably
: 900 cm. (30ft.)

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R. zoelleri per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

United States : 3
New Zealand : 2



Clones / selections
'Golden Gate', unknown, ,
'Island Sunset', unknown, ,


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Rhododendron zoelleri
99.343
Photo byHank Helm
Date15 November, 2008
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, WA, USA
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Rhododendron zoelleri
99.292
Photo byHank Helm
Date25 September, 2005
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, WA, USA
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Rhododendron zoelleri
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date19 May, 2007
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, Washington, USA
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Rhododendron zoelleri
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date19 May, 2007
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, Washington, USA
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Rhododendron zoelleri
99.284
Photo byHank Helm
Date24 August, 2003
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, WA, USA
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Rhododendron zoelleri
Photo byNursery azaleatuin.be
Date
LocationKruishoutem, Belgium




Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Hybrids / cultivars where R. zoelleri is directly involved:     show indirect inv.
'Ada Verspeek', 1991, MacDonald, R., , R. konori var konori x R. zoelleri
'Aida's March', 1989, Snell, G.L.S., Vireya Venue, Maleny, Queensland, AustraliaR. laetum x R. zoelleri
'Andre Sakharov', 1983, Sullivan, P., , 'zoelleri x macgegoriae' x R. zoelleri
'aurigeranum x zoelleri', No hybridiser registered, , R. aurigeranum ssp aurigeranum x R. zoelleri
'Bengal Merchant', unknown, , R. zoelleri x R. christi
'Bob's Choice', unknown, , 'konori var phaeopeplum x lochiae' x R. zoelleri
'Bright Lights', unknown, , R. laetum x R. zoelleri
'Calavar' (photo), 1971, Lelliott, T., Boronia, Victoria, AustraliaR. konori var konori x R. zoelleri
'Channon Marie', unknown, , 'laetum x macgregoriae' x R. zoelleri
'Christine Joy' (photo), unknown, , R. zoelleri x ?
'Cyprian', unknown, , R. zoelleri x 'Clorinda'
'Diamond Jubilee', unknown, , R. konori var konori x R. zoelleri
'Doctor Evans', unknown, , R. viriosum x R. zoelleri
'Doctor Hermann Sleumer' (photo), 1965, Lelliott, T., Boronia, Victoria, AustraliaR. konori var phaeopeplum x R. zoelleri
'Eastern Zanzibar', 1990, Moynier, W.A., , R. konori var konori x R. zoelleri
'Elation', 1974, Rouse, J.L., Toorak, Victoria, AustraliaR. zoelleri x R. leucogigas 'Hunstein's Secret'
'Eleanor Kate', 1995, unknown, , R. zoelleri x R. leucogigas 'Hunstein's Secret'
'Finnegan's Rainbow' (photo), 1983, Snell, G.L.S., Vireya Venue, Maleny, Queensland, AustraliaR. laetum x R. zoelleri
'Fireplum', unknown, , 'konori var phaeopeplum x viriosum' x R. zoelleri
'George Budgen' (photo), 1966, Lelliott, T., Boronia, Victoria, AustraliaR. laetum x R. zoelleri
'Great Coat', 1994, Clancy, B., , R. zoelleri x 'christianae x konori'
'Harry Wu' (photo), 1985, Sullivan, P., , R. zoelleri x R. leucogigas
'Hina', 1995, Mitchell, R.A., , R. zoelleri x 'Doctor Hermann Sleumer'
'Ignatius', 1987, Sullivan, P., , R. zoelleri x 'Clorinda'
'King Solomon', 1984, Rouse, J.L., Toorak, Victoria, AustraliaR. zoelleri x R. leucogigas 'Hunstein's Secret'
'konori var phaeopeplum x lochiae X zoelleri', No hybridiser registered, , 'konori var phaeopeplum x lochiae' x R. zoelleri
'konori var phaeopeplum x viriosum X zoelleri', No hybridiser registered, , 'konori var phaeopeplum x viriosum' x R. zoelleri
'konori x zoelleri', No hybridiser registered, , R. konori var konori x R. zoelleri
'konori x zoelleri X zoelleri', No hybridiser registered, , 'konori x zoelleri' x R. zoelleri
'laetum x zoelleri', No hybridiser registered, , R. laetum x R. zoelleri
'Leon Bloy', 1972, Lelliott, T., Boronia, Victoria, AustraliaR. konori var konori x R. zoelleri
'leucogicas x laetum X zoelleri', No hybridiser registered, , 'leucogigas x laetum' x R. zoelleri
'leucogigas x zoelleri', No hybridiser registered, , R. leucogigas x R. zoelleri
'macgregoriae x zoelleri', No hybridiser registered, , R. macgregoriae x R. zoelleri
'Mitch Mitchell', 2001, Mitchell, R.A., , 'Cephas' x R. zoelleri
'Narnia', 1968, Lelliott, T., Boronia, Victoria, AustraliaR. aurigeranum ssp aurigeranum x R. zoelleri
'Pacific Sundown', 1990, Saperstein, S., , Australia'Apricot Nectar' x R. zoelleri
'Peach Glow' (photo), 1998, Jury, M., , R. zoelleri x ?
'Ravalac', unknown, , R. zoelleri x R. konori var konori
'Red Poppy', unknown, , 'Clorinda' x R. zoelleri
'Red Rooster', unknown, , R. zoelleri x 'viriosum x javanicum'
'Satan's Gift', unknown, , R. konori var konori x R. zoelleri
'Simbu Sunset', 1984, Lelliott, T., Boronia, Victoria, AustraliaR. laetum x R. zoelleri
'Sonny Boy', unknown, , R. zoelleri x 'laetum x aurigeranum'
'Stephen', unknown, , 'macgregoriae x aurigeranum' x R. zoelleri
'Strawberry Parfait' (photo), unknown, , R. konori var phaeopeplum x R. zoelleri
'Sunset Ecstasy', unknown, , R. zoelleri x R. aurigeranum ssp aurigeranum
'Superfleur', unknown, , R. leucogigas x R. zoelleri
'Thai Gold' (photo), unknown, , R. zoelleri x ?
'Tops of Kew', unknown, , 'konori var phaeopeplum x viriosum X leucogigas' x R. zoelleri
'Tropic Glow' (photo), unknown, , R. laetum x R. zoelleri
'Veronica Maureen', unknown, , 'christianae x viriosum' x R. zoelleri
'viriosum x zoelleri', No hybridiser registered, , R. viriosum x R. zoelleri
'Yuri Orlov', unknown, , 'zoelleri x macgegoriae' x R. zoelleri
'Zoe Elloise', 1980, Clancy, B., , 'Doctor Hermann Sleumer' x R. zoelleri
'zoelleri x christi', No hybridiser registered, , R. zoelleri x R. christi
'zoelleri x christianae', No hybridiser registered, , R. zoelleri x R. christianae
'zoelleri X christianae x konori', No hybridiser registered, , R. zoelleri x 'christianae x konori'
'zoelleri x javanicum', No hybridiser registered, , R. zoelleri x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'zoelleri x konori', No hybridiser registered, , R. zoelleri x R. konori var konori
'zoelleri x leucogigas', No hybridiser registered, , R. zoelleri x R. leucogigas
'zoelleri x macgegoriae', No hybridiser registered, , R. zoelleri x R. macgregoriae
'zoelleri x polyanthemum', No hybridiser registered, , R. zoelleri x R. polyanthemum
'zoelleri x viriosum', No hybridiser registered, , R. zoelleri x R. viriosum
'zoelleri x viriosum X zoelleri', No hybridiser registered, , 'zoelleri x viriosum' x R. zoelleri
Hybrids where clones/selections of R. zoelleri are involved (alphabetical per clone)
'Hansa Bay', 1980, Schick, P., , R. laetum x R. zoelleri 'Golden Gate'
'laetum x Golden Gate', No hybridiser registered, , R. laetum x R. zoelleri 'Golden Gate'
'B.C. Davidson', 2009, Clancy, B., , R. zoelleri 'Island Sunset' x 'Gardenia Odyssey'
'Christopher John', unknown, , R. konori var phaeopeplum x R. zoelleri 'Island Sunset'
'Coral', unknown, , R. zoelleri 'Island Sunset' x R. viriosum
'Kiandra', unknown, , R. zoelleri 'Island Sunset' x R. brookeanum ssp brookeanum
'Strawberry Delight', unknown, , R. zoelleri 'Island Sunset' x 'Doctor Hermann Sleumer x javanicum'
'Tropic Splendour', unknown, , 'Simbu Sunset' x R. zoelleri 'Island Sunset'
'Wendy', unknown, , R. zoelleri 'Island Sunset' x R. viriosum


Indirect involvement of R. zoelleri in cultivars: (cultivar = direct child/cultivar of zoelleri)
'Thomas Becket', unknown, , 'zoelleri x viriosum X zoelleri' x 'aurigeranum x zoelleri'
'Apassionata' (photo), unknown, , 'Simbu Sunset' x 'Calavar'
'Anika Jane', unknown, , 'Channon Marie' x R. superbum ssp superbum
'African Queen', 1988, Clancy, B., , 'Doctor Hermann Sleumer' x 'laetum x aurigeranum'
'aurigeranum x Doctor Herman Sleumer', No hybridiser registered, , R. aurigeranum ssp aurigeranum x 'Doctor Hermann Sleumer'
'Big Softie', unknown, , 'Doctor Hermann Sleumer' x R. leucogigas
'Brunswick Green', unknown, , 'Doctor Hermann Sleumer' x R. leucogigas
'Cailen Thomas', 1990, Clancy, B., , 'Doctor Hermann Sleumer' x 'Zoe Elloise'
'Cephas' (photo), 1972, Sullivan, P., , 'Doctor Hermann Sleumer' x R. leucogigas
'Cheeky', unknown, , R. praetervisum x 'Doctor Hermann Sleumer'
'Cherry Liqueur', 1990, Snell, G.L.S., Vireya Venue, Maleny, Queensland, Australia'Doctor Hermann Sleumer'
'Clipsie', 1971, Sullivan, P., , 'Doctor Hermann Sleumer' x 'Pink Delight x jasminiflorum'
'Doctor Herman Sleumer X macgregoriae x aurigeranum', No hybridiser registered, , 'Doctor Hermann Sleumer' x 'macgregoriae x aurigeranum'
'Doctor Hermann Sleumer x herzogii', No hybridiser registered, , 'Doctor Hermann Sleumer' x R. herzogii
'Doctor Hermann Sleumer x javanicum', No hybridiser registered, , 'Doctor Hermann Sleumer' x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'Doctor Hermann Sleumer x laetum', No hybridiser registered, , 'Doctor Hermann Sleumer' x R. laetum
'Doctor Hermann Sleumer x leucogigas', No hybridiser registered, , 'Doctor Hermann Sleumer' x R. leucogigas
'Doctor Hermann Sleumer x Pink Delight', No hybridiser registered, , 'Doctor Hermann Sleumer' x 'Pink Delight'
'Dr. Sax', Currie, R., , 'Doctor Hermann Sleumer' x 'Saxon Glow'
'Emmanuel', unknown, , 'zoelleri x javanicum' x 'Doctor Hermann Sleumer'
'Glen Borch', 1970, Lelliott, T., Boronia, Victoria, Australia'Doctor Hermann Sleumer' x R. laetum
'Glenn Sahara', unknown, , 'zoelleri x leucogigas' x 'Doctor Hermann Sleumer'
'Hina', 1995, Mitchell, R.A., , R. zoelleri x 'Doctor Hermann Sleumer'
'John Henry', unknown, , 'Doctor Hermann Sleumer' x R. leucogigas
'konori x Doctor Hermann Sleumer', No hybridiser registered, , R. konori var konori x 'Doctor Hermann Sleumer'
'laetum x Doctor Hermann Sleumer', No hybridiser registered, , R. laetum x 'Doctor Hermann Sleumer'
'Lake Wissel', 1985, Schick, P., , 'Doctor Hermann Sleumer' x R. herzogii
'Laura Kate', 1993, Caddy, N. Mrs, , R. superbum ssp superbum x 'Doctor Hermann Sleumer'
'Leonore Frances', 1972, Sullivan, P., , 'macgregoriae x aurigeranum' x 'Doctor Hermann Sleumer'
'Lilinoe', unknown, , 'zoelleri x leucogigas' x 'Doctor Hermann Sleumer'
'Little Nell', unknown, , R. wrightianum var wrightianum x 'Doctor Hermann Sleumer'
'macgregoriae x aurigeranum X Doctor Hermann Sleumer', No hybridiser registered, , 'macgregoriae x aurigeranum' x 'Doctor Hermann Sleumer'
'Paschal Witness', unknown, , R. konori var konori x 'Doctor Hermann Sleumer'
'Ratafia', unknown, , 'Doctor Hermann Sleumer' x R. konori var konori
'Rio Rita', 1983, Blumhardt, O. S., Koromiko Nurseries, Whangarei, New Zealand'Doctor Hermann Sleumer' x R. leucogigas
'Royal Bouquet', unknown, , 'Doctor Hermann Sleumer' x R. superbum ssp superbum
'San Gabriel', unknown, , 'macgregoriae x aurigeranum' x 'Doctor Hermann Sleumer'
'San Rafael', unknown, , 'macgregoriae x aurigeranum' x 'Doctor Hermann Sleumer'
'Silken Shimmer', unknown, , R. konori var konori x 'Doctor Hermann Sleumer'
'Terebinthia' (photo), unknown, , 'Doctor Hermann Sleumer' x 'Pink Delight'
'White Rum', 1986, Snell, G.L.S., Vireya Venue, Maleny, Queensland, Australia'Doctor Hermann Sleumer' x R. konori var konori
'Zoe Elloise', 1980, Clancy, B., , 'Doctor Hermann Sleumer' x R. zoelleri
'Wild Child' (photo), unknown, , 'Fireplum' x 'Simbu Sunset'
'Australia II', unknown, , 'konori var phaeopeplum x lochiae X zoelleri' x 'Hunstein's Secret'
'Catherine the Great', unknown, , 'konori var phaeopeplum x lochiae X zoelleri' x R. leucogigas
'Fuchsia Lady', unknown, , 'konori var phaeopeplum x viriosum X zoelleri' x 'Hunstein's Secret'
'Jolly Roger', unknown, , 'Hunstein's Secret' x 'konori var phaeopeplum x viriosum X zoelleri'
'Lake Habbema', 1980, Schick, P., , R. gardenia x 'konori var phaeopeplum x viriosum X zoelleri'
'Lovey', unknown, , R. konori var konori x 'konori var phaeopeplum x viriosum X zoelleri'
'Personality', unknown, , 'konori var phaeopeplum x viriosum X zoelleri' x R. konori var konori
'Tosca's Kiss', unknown, , 'Hunstein's Secret' x 'konori var phaeopeplum x viriosum X zoelleri'
'konori x zoelleri X zoelleri', No hybridiser registered, , 'konori x zoelleri' x R. zoelleri
'Yellow Fire', 1989, Rouse, J.L., Toorak, Victoria, Australia'laetum x zoelleri' x 'konori x zoelleri X zoelleri'
'Belisar', unknown, , 'laetum x zoelleri' x 'macgregoriae x zoelleri'
'Claremont', unknown, , 'laetum x zoelleri' x R. jasminiflorum var punctatum
'Cressy', unknown, , 'laetum x zoelleri' x R. jasminiflorum var punctatum
'Cristo Rey' (photo), 1971, Sullivan, P., , 'macgregoriae x zoelleri' x 'laetum x zoelleri'
'Happy Jubilee', unknown, , 'laetum x zoelleri' x 'laetum x zoelleri'
'leucogigas x zoelleri X laetum x zoelleri', No hybridiser registered, , 'leucogigas x zoelleri' x 'laetum x zoelleri'
'Ra', 1998, Blumhardt, O. S., Koromiko Nurseries, Whangarei, New Zealand'laetum x zoelleri' x 'Os's Oriana'
'Rich Amber', unknown, , 'laetum x zoelleri' x 'zoelleri x leucogigas'
'Tom Lelliott', unknown, , 'laetum x zoelleri' x R. konori var konori
'Yellow Fire', 1989, Rouse, J.L., Toorak, Victoria, Australia'laetum x zoelleri' x 'konori x zoelleri X zoelleri'
'Alma Blanche', 1992, Snell, G.L.S., Vireya Venue, Maleny, Queensland, Australia'leucogigas x zoelleri' x R. leucogigas
'Kadam', 1998, Jury F. M., , 'leucogigas x zoelleri' x R. leucogigas
'leucogigas x zoelleri X laetum x zoelleri', No hybridiser registered, , 'leucogigas x zoelleri' x 'laetum x zoelleri'
'Belisar', unknown, , 'laetum x zoelleri' x 'macgregoriae x zoelleri'
'Cristo Rey' (photo), 1971, Sullivan, P., , 'macgregoriae x zoelleri' x 'laetum x zoelleri'
'Gentle Jenny', unknown, , 'macgregoriae x zoelleri' x R. jasminiflorum ssp jasminiflorum
'Satans Gift x Flamenco Dancer' (photo), No hybridiser registered, , 'Satan's Gift' x 'Flamenco Dancer'
'Apassionata' (photo), unknown, , 'Simbu Sunset' x 'Calavar'
'Blondie' (photo), Saperstein, S., , Australia'Simbu Sunset' x 'Buttermilk'
'Cara Mia' (photo), Saperstein, S., , Australia'Simbu Sunset' x 'aurigeranum x Doctor Herman Sleumer'
'Coral Seas' (photo), unknown, , 'Pink Delight' x 'Simbu Sunset'
'Margaret Cain', unknown, , R. tuba x 'Simbu Sunset'
'Rosie Posie' (photo), unknown, , 'Simbu Sunset' x 'Simbu Sunset'
'Simbu Goldstrike', unknown, , 'Simbu Sunset' x 'Simbu Sunset'
'Tropic Splendour', unknown, , 'Simbu Sunset' x 'Island Sunset'
'White Bells', unknown, , R. tuba x 'Simbu Sunset'
'Wild Child' (photo), unknown, , 'Fireplum' x 'Simbu Sunset'
'Brightly', unknown, , 'Tropic Glow' x 'lochiae x macgregoriae'
'Dawn Chorus' (photo), 1993, USA, , 'Tropic Glow' x 'macgregoriae x viriosum'
'Haloed Gold', 1981, Blumhardt, O. S., Koromiko Nurseries, Whangarei, New ZealandR. christianae x 'Tropic Glow'
'Jiminy Cricket', unknown, , 'Tropic Glow' x R. saxifragoides
'Kisses' (photo), 1980, Blumhardt, O. S., Koromiko Nurseries, Whangarei, New Zealand'Tropic Glow' x 'viriosum x macgregoriae'
'Ok Tedi Gold', 1980, Cullinane, M.D., , 'Tropic Glow' x R. lacteum
'Red Dangles', unknown, , 'Tropic Glow' x R. gracilentum
'Rubina', unknown, , 'Tropic Glow' x R. culminicola var culminicola
'Tropic Coral', unknown, , 'Tropic Glow' x R. viriosum
'Tropic Glow x Tropic Glow', No hybridiser registered, , 'Tropic Glow' x 'Tropic Glow'
'Tropic Alpine Survivor', Gerdeman, J.W., Yachats, Oregon, USA'viriosum x zoelleri' x R. commonae
'Cailen Thomas', 1990, Clancy, B., , 'Doctor Hermann Sleumer' x 'Zoe Elloise'
'Brianna Bell', unknown, , 'zoelleri X christianae x konori' x 'Gardenia Odyssey'
'Emmanuel', unknown, , 'zoelleri x javanicum' x 'Doctor Hermann Sleumer'
'macgregoriae X zoelleri x konori' (photo), No hybridiser registered, , R. macgregoriae x 'zoelleri x konori'
'Torrid Affair', unknown, , 'zoelleri x konori' x R. brookeanum ssp brookeanum
'Anatta Gold' (photo), unknown, , 'laetum x Golden Gate' x 'zoelleri x leucogigas'
'Cakes and Ale', 1987, Schick, P., , 'laetum x Golden Gate' x 'zoelleri x leucogigas'
'Glenn Sahara', unknown, , 'zoelleri x leucogigas' x 'Doctor Hermann Sleumer'
'Lilinoe', unknown, , 'zoelleri x leucogigas' x 'Doctor Hermann Sleumer'
'Rich Amber', unknown, , 'laetum x zoelleri' x 'zoelleri x leucogigas'
'Richard Marques', unknown, , 'zoelleri x leucogigas' x R. laetum
'Sandy Mitchell', unknown, , 'zoelleri x leucogigas' x R. christi
'Sherla Bertelmann', 1996, Mitchell, R.A., , 'zoelleri x leucogigas' x R. commonae
'Sunset Fantasy', unknown, , 'laetum x Golden Gate' x 'zoelleri x leucogigas'
'Andre Sakharov', 1983, Sullivan, P., , 'zoelleri x macgegoriae' x R. zoelleri
'Doris Mossman', 1985, Mossman, F. D., Vancouver, Washington, USA'zoelleri x macgegoriae' x R. stenophyllum ssp stenophyllum
'Yuri Orlov', unknown, , 'zoelleri x macgegoriae' x R. zoelleri
'zoelleri x macgegoriae X aurigeranum', No hybridiser registered, , 'zoelleri x macgegoriae' x R. aurigeranum ssp aurigeranum
'laetum X zoelleri x polyanthemum', No hybridiser registered, , R. laetum x 'zoelleri x polyanthemum'
'Robert Bates', unknown, , 'zoelleri x viriosum' x R. konori var konori
'zoelleri x viriosum X konori', No hybridiser registered, , 'zoelleri x viriosum' x R. konori var konori
'zoelleri x viriosum X zoelleri', No hybridiser registered, , 'zoelleri x viriosum' x R. zoelleri
'Thomas Becket', unknown, , 'zoelleri x viriosum X zoelleri' x 'aurigeranum x zoelleri'
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