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R. indicum

SubgenusTsutsusi
SectionTsutsusi
Subsection
Synonyms
R. balsaminiflorum   (Carrière
Élie-Abel Carrière
(1818-1896)
France, Paris
Botanical-short: Carrière
)
R. breynii   (Planch.
Jules Émile Planchon
(1823-1888)
Ganges, France
Botanical-short: Planch.
)
R. crispiflorum   (Hook. f.
Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker
(1817-1911)
England, Suffolk
Botanical-short: Hook. f.
)
R. danielsiana   (Paxton
Paxton
(0-0)
Botanical-short: Paxton
)
R. decumbrens   (G.Don
George Don
(1798-1856)
Scotland, Forfarshire
Botanical-short: G.Don
)
R. hagnoense
R. hannoense   (Nakai
Takenoshin Nakai
(1882-1952)
Japan
Botanical-short: Nakai
)
R. indicum var lateritum   (Lindl.
John Lindley
(1799-1865)
England, Norwich
Botanical-short: Lindl.
)
R. macrantha   (Bunge
Bunge
(0-0)
Botanical-short: Bunge
)
R. sieboldii var serrulatum   (Miq.
Friedrich Anton Wilhelm Miquel
(1811-1871)
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Botanical-short: Miq.
)
In cultivation since: 1833

First described: 1833, (Sweet
Robert Sweet
(1783-1835)
Torquay, Engeland
Botanical-short: Sweet
)

Origin: S. and W. Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu and Yakushima

Corolla: broadly funnel-shaped
Leaves: unknown

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

Winter: evergreen
Bloomtime: very late
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)


Predominant color: rose

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
: 200 cm. (7ft.)

Registered
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on hirstum.info: 7
R. indicum per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

United States : 4
Netherlands : 3



Natural Hybrids
enomotoi =(stenopetalum x indicum)
sikidera =(indicum x kaempferi)

Clones / selections
'Balsaminiflorum', 1882, Japan, , no hybridiser registration
'Flame Creeper', 1958, unknown, ,
'Hakata-shiro', 1692, Ito, Ihei, Register from 1692, Japan
'Iveryanum', 1849, Ivery, J., ,
'Kin-no-sai', unknown, ,
'Laciniatum', 1910, Makino, T., ,
'Lateritium', 1834, Lindley, J., ,
'Macranthum', 1833, Bunge, ,
'Macranthum Double Purple', 1983, Hager Nurseries, ,
'Macranthum Dwarf', 1978, Greer Gardens, ,
'Macranthum Pink', 1983, Hager Nurseries, ,
'Macranthum Purple', 1983, Hager Nurseries, ,
'Micrantha', unknown, ,
'Okina-nishiki', 1958, Japan, , no hybridiser registration
'Orange Beauty', 1937, Wada, K., Hakonea Nursery, Numazu, Japan
'Otakumi', 1958, Wada, K., Hakonea Nursery, Numazu, Japan
'Rakuyo', 1958, Wada, K., Hakonea Nursery, Numazu, Japan
'Ryde Heron', unknown, ,
'Tanima-no-yuki', 1932, Yokohama Nursery, ,


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Rhododendron indicum
Photo byA. J. Laros
Date19 June, 2012
LocationPlantentuin Esveld, Boskoop, Netherlands
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Rhododendron indicum
Photo byunknown
Date
Location
Rhododendron indicum
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date21 August, 2009
LocationUBC Botanical Gardens, Vancouver

Rhododendron indicum
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date21 August, 2009
LocationUBC Botanical Gardens, Vancouver



indicum 'Ryde Heron'
Rhododendron indicum
Photo byPeter Wix-Nielsen
Date11 July, 2010
LocationWisley garden
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indicum 'Balsaminiflorum'
Rhododendron indicum
Photo bySteve Henning
Date05 May, 2012
LocationStelloh Garden, Hendersonville, North Carolina, USA
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indicum 'Balsaminiflorum'
Rhododendron indicum
Photo byRinus Manders
Date19 May, 2014
LocationHolehird Garden, Windermere, Cumbria, UK
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indicum 'Balsaminiflorum'
Rhododendron indicum
Photo byTijs Huisman
Date14 May, 2006
Location
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indicum 'Balsaminiflorum'
Rhododendron indicum
Photo byRinus Manders
Date19 May, 2014
LocationHolehird Garden, Windermere, Cumbria, UK
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indicum 'Kin-no-sai'
Rhododendron indicum
After about 25 years it tops out at about 2 and 1/2 feet and is much wider than tall. Trailing branches freely root.
Photo byHank Walker
Date24 May, 2013
LocationPrivate garden, Guntersville, Alabama, USA
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indicum 'Flame Creeper'
Rhododendron indicum
Photo byunknown
Date
Location
indicum 'Iveryanum'
Rhododendron indicum
Photo byDaniele Magro
Date15 June, 2011
LocationPrivate garden, Dorio, Lago di Como, Italia
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indicum 'Iveryanum'
Rhododendron indicum
Photo byDaniele Magro
Date22 May, 2014
LocationPrivate garden, Dorio, Lago di Como, Italia
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indicum 'Iveryanum'
Rhododendron indicum
Photo byunknown
Date
Location
indicum 'Orange Beauty'
Rhododendron indicum
Photo byDidier Willery
Date29 April, 2008
LocationLe jardin du Vasterival
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Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Hybrids / cultivars where R. indicum is directly involved:     show indirect inv.
'Abbott', 1947, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. indicum x 'Hatsu-shimo'
'Adorable', 1948, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USA'Mucronatum Roseum' x R. indicum
'Anchorite' (photoClick to see more information


Anchorite
), 1941, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USA
R. indicum x 'Malvaticum'
'Astra' (photoClick to see more information


Astra
), 1947, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USA
R. indicum x 'Hatsu-shimo'
'Bravura', 1948, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. indicum x 'Tama-sugata'
'Celestial' (photoClick to see more information


Celestial
), 1947, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USA
'Malvaticum' x R. indicum
'Coralie', 1947, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. indicum x 'Momozono'
'Delilah', Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. indicum x 'Hatsu-shimo'
'Elizabeth', 1948, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. indicum x 'Hazel Dawson'
'Elizabeth Gable' (photoClick to see more information


Elizabeth Gable
), 1930, Gable, J.B., Stewartstown, Pennsylvania, USA
R. indicum x 'yedoense var poukhanense x kaempferi'
'Epicure', 1948, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. indicum x 'Tama-sugata'
'Eros' (photoClick to see more information


Eros
), 1948, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USA
R. indicum x 'Joh-ga'
'Fairy Queen', 1958, Mayo, R.P., , R. indicum x R. kaempferi
'Fakir', 1948, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. indicum x 'Hazel Dawson'
'Fashion', 1941, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. indicum x 'Momozono'
'Favorite', Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. indicum x 'Momozono'
'Gaiety', 1941, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. indicum x 'Hazel Dawson'
'General Wavell' (photoClick to see more information


General Wavell
), 1952, Ingram, C., Benenden, Kent, England
'Glory of Numazu' x R. indicum
'Glamour' (photoClick to see more information


Glamour
), 1941, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USA
R. indicum x 'Hazel Dawson'
'Habenera', 1965, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. indicum x 'Hatsu-shimo x Tama-sugata'
'Hatsu-shimo', 1929, Japan, , no hybridiser registrationR. mucronatum var mucronatum x R. indicum
'Hazel Dawson x indicum', No hybridiser registered, , 'Hazel Dawson' x R. indicum
'Hozan', 1938, Japan, , no hybridiser registrationR. indicum x ?
'Jimmy Coover', Gable, J.B., Stewartstown, Pennsylvania, USAR. indicum x ?
'La Première', 1930, Gable, J.B., Stewartstown, Pennsylvania, USA'yedoense var poukhanense x kaempferi' x R. indicum
'Leonore', 1948, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. indicum x 'Hazel Dawson'
'Louise Gable' (photoClick to see more information


Louise Gable
), 1930, Gable, J.B., Stewartstown, Pennsylvania, USA
R. indicum x 'kaempferi x yedoense var poukhanense'
'Macrindicum Group', 1937, Wada, K., Hakonea Nursery, Numazu, JapanR. indicum x ?
'Madrigal' (photoClick to see more information


Madrigal
), 1948, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USA
R. indicum x 'Hazel Dawson'
'Manhattan', 1948, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. indicum x 'Hazel Dawson'
'Margaret Douglas' (photoClick to see more information


Margaret Douglas
), 1964, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USA
R. indicum x 'Hatsu-shimo'
'Muffet', Ingram, C., Benenden, Kent, EnglandR. indicum x 'Glory of Numazu'
'Nerissa', 1947, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. indicum x 'Momozono'
'Oracle', 1947, unknown, , R. indicum x 'Mikawa-murasaki'
'Paradise' (photoClick to see more information


Paradise
), 1947, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USA
R. indicum x 'Azumi-shibori'
'Pearl Bradford', 1948, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. indicum x 'Johga'
'Pink Pearl', 1937, Wada, K., Hakonea Nursery, Numazu, JapanR. indicum x ?
'Prudence', 1947, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. indicum x 'Momozono'
'Regina', 1948, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. indicum x 'Hazel Dawson'
'Sagittarius', 1948, unknown, , R. indicum x 'Johga'
'Saigyo-zakura', 1958, Wada, K., Hakonea Nursery, Numazu, JapanR. indicum x ?
'Salmon Floret', 1987, Garrett, J. & D., , R. indicum x 'Momozono'
'Salmon King', 1950, Bobbink & Atkins, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USAR. indicum x ?
'Samson', 1948, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. indicum x 'Hazel Dawson'
'Scout', 1948, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USA'Malvaticum' x R. indicum
'Seashell', 1948, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. indicum x 'Hazel Dawson'
'Swashbuckler' (photoClick to see more information


Swashbuckler
), 1947, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USA
'Malvaticum' x R. indicum
'Tama-no-ito', 1929, Japan, , no hybridiser registrationR. indicum x ?
'Tanager', 1941, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. indicum x 'Hazel Dawson'
'Vanity', 1947, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. indicum x 'Momozono'
Hybrids where clones/selections of R. indicum are involved (alphabetical per clone)
'Debonaire' (photoClick to see more information


Debonaire
), 1964, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USA
'Copperman' x R. indicum 'Hakata-shiro'
'Admiration', 1853, Ivery, J., , R. indicum 'Lateritium' x R. indicum 'Iveryanum'
'Criterion', Ivery, J., , 'Exquisitum' x R. indicum 'Iveryanum'
'Exquisetum', Smith, W. (gardener Earl of Liverpool), Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, EnglandR. indicum 'Iveryanum' x 'Criterion'
'Alexander', 1962, Rokujo, T., Tokyo, JapanR. nakaharae x R. indicum 'Kin-no-sai'
'Admiration', 1853, Ivery, J., , R. indicum 'Lateritium' x R. indicum 'Iveryanum'
'Alboardens', 1854, Smith, , R. indicum 'Lateritium' x R.
'Album Lutescens Supremum', 1854, Smith, , R. indicum 'Lateritium' x R.
'Nancy Bullard', 1976, Pennington, R.W., , R. simsii var simsii 'Gumpo Pink' x R. indicum 'Okina-nishiki'
'Seven Dwarfs', 1970, Harris, J.O., Lawrenceville, Georgia, USAR. indicum 'Okina-nishiki' x 'Grace Freeman No. 2'
'Aikoku' (photoClick to see more information


Aikoku
), 1955, Japan, , no hybridiser registration
'Koho' x R. indicum 'Tanima-no-yuki'
'Sakura-gata', 1958, Japan, , no hybridiser registrationR. indicum 'Tanima-no-yuki' x R.


Indirect involvement of R. indicum in cultivars: (cultivar = direct child/cultivar of indicum)
'Edna Bee' (photo), 1965, Yavorsky, L., Freehold, New Jersey, USA'Elizabeth Gable' x
'Leon's Amy', 1965, Yavorsky, L., Freehold, New Jersey, USA'Elizabeth Gable' x
'Leslie's Purple', 1962, Girard, P.E., Geneva, Ohio, USA'Elizabeth Gable' x 'Boudoir'
'Holly Springs Purple Passion', 1984, Vines,R.C., Amelia Island, Florida, USA'Magnificum' x 'Fashion'
'Bagdad', 1948, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USA'Illusion' x 'Gaiety'
'Mandarin', 1948, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USA'Illusion' x 'Gaiety'
'Ursula', 1947, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USA'Illusion' x 'Gaiety'
'Wombat' (photo), 1970, Cox, Peter A., Glendoick, Scotland'Mariko' x 'Gaiety'
'Maria Derby', Gartrell, R. D., Highland Farms, Black Mountain, North Carolina, USA'Jimmy Coover' x 'Glamour'
'Abbott', 1947, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. indicum x 'Hatsu-shimo'
'Astra' (photo), 1947, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. indicum x 'Hatsu-shimo'
'Delilah', Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. indicum x 'Hatsu-shimo'
'Hatsu-shimo x Tama-sugata', No hybridiser registered, , 'Hatsu-shimo' x 'Tama-sugata'
'Margaret Douglas' (photo), 1964, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. indicum x 'Hatsu-shimo'
'Oh Nuts', 1984, Hager, D., Hager Nurseries, Spotsylvania, Virginia, USA'Harbinger' x 'Hatsu-shimo'
'Ranger', 1941, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USA'Shishu' x 'Hatsu-shimo'
'Corinne Murrah', 1964, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USA'Kagetsu' x 'Hazel Dawson x indicum'
'Marian Lee' (photo), 1964, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USA'Kagetsu' x 'Hazel Dawson x indicum'
'Yamato-no-hikari', 1979, Japan, , no hybridiser registration'Hozan' x 'Eiten'
'Maria Derby', Gartrell, R. D., Highland Farms, Black Mountain, North Carolina, USA'Jimmy Coover' x 'Glamour'
'Apricot' (photo), 1933, Gable, J.B., Stewartstown, Pennsylvania, USA'Louise Gable' x 'Edna'
'Capri', 1969, Guttormsen, W.L., Greenwood Gardens, Canby, Oregon, USA'Louise Gable' x 'Helen Close'
'Carol' (photo), 1938, Gable, J.B., Stewartstown, Pennsylvania, USA'Louise Gable' x 'Caroline Gable'
'Christina' (photo), 1968, Vuyk van Nes, , 'Florida' x 'Louise Gable'
'Early Beni', 1958, Gartrell, R. D., Highland Farms, Black Mountain, North Carolina, USA'Louise Gable' x
'Estrellita' (photo), 1969, Guttormsen, W.L., Greenwood Gardens, Canby, Oregon, USA'Louise Gable' x 'Helen Close'
'Eunice Updike', 1960, Gartrell, R. D., Highland Farms, Black Mountain, North Carolina, USA'Louise Gable' x 'Shinnyo-no-tsuki'
'Greenwood Orange', 1969, Guttormsen, W.L., Greenwood Gardens, Canby, Oregon, USA'Louise Gable' x 'Ward's Ruby'
'Greenwood Pink', 1969, Guttormsen, W.L., Greenwood Gardens, Canby, Oregon, USA'Louise Gable' x 'Helen Close'
'Lady Louise', 1957, Gartrell, R. D., Highland Farms, Black Mountain, North Carolina, USA'Louise Gable' x 'Tama-giku'
'Lorna' (photo), 1939, Gable, J.B., Stewartstown, Pennsylvania, USA'Louise Gable' x 'Caroline Gable'
'Louise Gable x Gable C8G', unknown, , 'Louise Gable' x
'Louise Gable x Tama-giku', No hybridiser registered, , 'Louise Gable' x 'Tama-giku'
'Louise Gable x Ward's Ruby', No hybridiser registered, , 'Louise Gable' x 'Ward's Ruby'
'Maria Elena' (photo), 1969, Guttormsen, W.L., Greenwood Gardens, Canby, Oregon, USA'Louise Gable' x 'Helen Close'
'Rosebud' (photo), 1938, Gable, J.B., Stewartstown, Pennsylvania, USA'Louise Gable' x 'Caroline Gable'
'Glory of Numazu', 1937, Wada, K., Hakonea Nursery, Numazu, Japan'Macrindicum Group' x
'Paleface', 1966, Guttormsen, W.L., Greenwood Gardens, Canby, Oregon, USA'Helen Close' x 'Madrigal'
'Ashley Ruth' (photo), 1994, Stewart, Robert, Springfield, Virginia, USA'Asahi-sakigake' x 'Margaret Douglas'
'Belle of Dixie', Aromi, E.J, Mobile, Alabama, USA'Margaret Douglas' x 'Fascination'
'James Stewart', 1994, Stewart, Robert, Springfield, Virginia, USA'Asahi-sakigake' x 'Margaret Douglas'
'Eden Jane Alcott x Pink Pearl', No hybridiser registered, , 'Eden Jane Alcott' x 'Pink Pearl'
'King's Luminous Pink' (photo), 1987, King, R., , 'Pink Pearl' x 'Eleanor Allan'
'Lavender Pearl', 1987, Amann,I.L., Bozman, Maryland, USA'Dayspring' x 'Pink Pearl'
'Pink Pearl x Mandarin', unknown, , 'Pink Pearl' x 'Mandarin'
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