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R. dauricum

SubgenusRhododendron
SectionRhododendron
SubsectionRhodorastraClick to see all Rhodorastra
Synonyms
R. dahuricum
R. dauricum var albiflorum
R. davuricum
In cultivation since: 1780

First described: 1753, (L.
Carolus Linnaeus
(1707-1778)
Råshult, Älmhult, Sweden
Botanical-short: L.
)

Origin: E. Russia, Siberia, Mongolia, N. China and Japan

Corolla: unknown
Leaves: unknown

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

Winter: evergreen
Bloomtime: early
Hardiness: H5
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: pink

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
: 300 cm. (10ft.)

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

Finland : 29
Netherlands : 26
Canada : 11
United States : 5
Denmark : 2
Belgium : 1
Norway : 1
France : 1



Clones / selections
'Arctic Pearl', 1960, Baldsiefen, Warren, Bellvale, New York, USA
'Fittianum', unknown, ,
'Grandiflorum', 1958, No hybridiser registered, ,
'Hokkaido', unknown, ,
'Kustavi', Mustila Arboretum, ,
'Lake Baikal', 1984, Greer Gardens, ,
'Mid-winter', 1963, Crown Estate Commissioners, Windsor, Berkshire, England


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Rhododendron dauricum
Photo byHank Helm
Date12 February, 2010
LocationHank Helm Garden, Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
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Rhododendron dauricum
Photo byHan Boerrigter
Date22 January, 2014
LocationPrivate garden, Groningen, Netherlands
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Rhododendron dauricum
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date03 March, 2010
Locationprivate garden, Maple Ridge, BC, Canada
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Rhododendron dauricum
Photo byHan Boerrigter
Date07 March, 2011
Locationprivate garden province Groningen, Netherlands
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Rhododendron dauricum
dark and low growing form of R. dauricum
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date15 February, 2010
Locationprivate garden, Maple Ridge, BC, Canada
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Rhododendron dauricum
Photo byHank Helm
Date
LocationHank Helm Garden, Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
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Rhododendron dauricum
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date03 March, 2010
Locationprivate garden, Maple Ridge, BC, Canada
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Rhododendron dauricum
white form, dauricum Alba
Photo byNursery azaleatuin.be
Date
LocationKruishoutem, Belgium
Rhododendron dauricum
Photo byHarry R. Wright
Date13 March, 2007
Locationprivate garden Courtenay, BC, Canada
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dauricum 'Arctic Pearl'
Rhododendron dauricum
Photo byEverard Daniel
Date04 March, 2005
LocationLeonardslee/Loder Plants, Sussex, UK
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dauricum 'Arctic Pearl'
Rhododendron dauricum
Photo byBill & Cheryl Gray
Date07 April, 2011
LocationCisco Heights National Forest & Rhody Ranch, WA, USA
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dauricum 'Arctic Pearl'
Rhododendron dauricum
Photo byKristian Theqvist
Date
Locationown garden, Turku Archipelago, Finland
dauricum 'Arctic Pearl'
Rhododendron dauricum
Photo byKristian Theqvist
Date
Locationown garden, Turku Archipelago, Finland
dauricum 'Mid-winter'
Rhododendron dauricum
Photo byDick Cavender
Date
LocationRed's Rhodies, Sherwood Oregon USA
dauricum 'Mid-winter'
Rhododendron dauricum
Flowers in December and January
Photo byDick Cavender
Date30 January, 2010
LocationRed's Rhodies, Sherwood Oregon USA
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dauricum 'Mid-winter'
Rhododendron dauricum
Photo byDick Cavender
Date
LocationRed's Rhodies, Sherwood Oregon USA
dauricum 'Mid-winter'
Rhododendron dauricum
With a name like Mid-winter, you can expect snow.
Photo byTheo Damen
Date24 December, 2009
LocationArboretum Belmonte, Wageningen, Netherlands

Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Hybrids / cultivars where R. dauricum is directly involved:     show indirect inv.
'Alfreda Wiaczek', 1975, Lewis, G.D, Montpelier, Vermont, USAR. minus Carolinianum Group x R. dauricum
'April Dawn' (photoClick to see more information


April Dawn
), 1972, Mehlquist, G.A.L, Storrs, Connecticut, USA
R. minus Carolinianum Group x R. dauricum
'Beatrice Hyde', 1977, Murcott, R., , R. minus Carolinianum Group x R. dauricum
'Boskoop Ostara' (photoClick to see more information


Boskoop Ostara
), 1990, Verboom, K.W., ,
R. mucronulatum var mucronulatum x R. dauricum
'Chapmanii Wonder' (photoClick to see more information


Chapmanii Wonder
), 1983, Wada, K., Hakonea Nursery, Numazu, Japan
R. minus var chapmanii x R. dauricum
'Colts Neck Rose', 1970, Lewis, G.D, Montpelier, Vermont, USAR. minus var minus x R. dauricum
'Connecticut Snow', 1978, Mehlquist, G.A.L, Storrs, Connecticut, USAR. minus Carolinianum Group x R. dauricum
'dauricum (white) x dauricum', No hybridiser registered, , R. dauricum x R. dauricum
'dauricum x Vinestar', No hybridiser registered, , R. dauricum x 'Vinestar'
'Dutchman Joe', 1969, Fetterhoff, W.M., Gibsonia, Pennsylvania, USAR. minus Carolinianum Group x R. dauricum
'Early Gem', 1860, Parker, , R. dauricum x ?
'Emasculum' (photoClick to see more information


Emasculum
), 1927, Waterer, A., Woking, Surrey, UK
R. ciliatum x R. dauricum
'Ernie Dee' (photoClick to see more information


Ernie Dee
), 1968, Caperci, J.F., ,
R. dauricum x R. racemosum
'Fairwinds', 1988, Delp Weldon E., Harrisville, Pensylvania, USAR. dauricum x 'Marge Danik'
'Hatsune', 1976, Hatori, M., , R. kawakamii x R. dauricum
'Incredibile', 1986, Reich, W., , R. degronianum ssp yakushimanum x R. dauricum
'Karin Seleger' (photoClick to see more information


Karin Seleger
), 1971, Brueckner, J.B., Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
R. impeditum x R. dauricum
'Lavender Frost', 1977, Mezitt, E.V., Weston Nurseries, Hopkinton, Massachusetts, USA'Laurie' x R. dauricum
'Olive' (photoClick to see more information


Olive
), 1936, Stirling-Maxwell, Sir John, ,
R. moupinense x R. dauricum
'Paul Danik', 1986, Delp Weldon E., Harrisville, Pensylvania, USAR. dauricum x 'Marge Danik'
'Pillow Party', 1988, Briggs Nursery, , R. minus Carolinianum Group x R. dauricum
'Praecox' (photoClick to see more information


Praecox
), 1855, Davies, I, Ormskirk, Lancashire, England
R. ciliatum x R. dauricum
'R. calostrotum ssp keleticum X R. dauricum', unknown, , R. calostrotum ssp keleticum x R. dauricum
'White Surprise', 1973, Mehlquist, G.A.L, Storrs, Connecticut, USAR. dauricum x R. mucronulatum var mucronulatum
Hybrids where clones/selections of R. dauricum are involved (alphabetical per clone)
'Arctic Glow' (photoClick to see more information


Arctic Glow
), 1970, Lewis, D., ,
R. minus Carolinianum Group x R. dauricum 'Arctic Pearl'
'Banana Boat', 1971, Lewis, G.D, Montpelier, Vermont, USAR. keiskei x R. dauricum 'Arctic Pearl'
'Gratuity', 1970, Haag, C.R. & V. (Velma), Brevard, NC, USAR. calostrotum ssp calostrotum x R. dauricum 'Arctic Pearl'
'Isola Bella' (photoClick to see more information


Isola Bella
), 1979, Brueckner, J.B., Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
R. fletcherianum 'Yellow Bunting' x R. dauricum 'Arctic Pearl'
'Ivory Coast' (photoClick to see more information


Ivory Coast
), 1974, Leach, Dr. David G., North Madison, Ohio, USA
R. keiskei x R. dauricum 'Arctic Pearl'
'Lady Petite', 1987, Delp Weldon E., Harrisville, Pensylvania, USA'dauricum x Vinestar' x R. dauricum 'Arctic Pearl'
'Fittra', 1938, Hilliers, , R. dauricum 'Fittianum' x R. racemosum
'Sanderling' (photoClick to see more information


Sanderling
), 1970, Cox, Peter A., Glendoick, Scotland
R. dauricum 'Hokkaido' x R. leucaspis


Indirect involvement of R. dauricum in cultivars: (cultivar = direct child/cultivar of dauricum)
'April Mist' (photoClick to see more information


April Mist
), Mehlquist, G.A.L, Storrs, Connecticut, USA
'minus Carolinianum Group x Cornell Pink' x 'dauricum (white) x dauricum'
'April Reign', 1974, Mehlquist, G.A.L, Storrs, Connecticut, USA'minus Carolinianum Group x Cornell Pink' x 'dauricum (white) x dauricum'
'April Rose' (photoClick to see more information


April Rose
), 1972, Mehlquist, G.A.L, Storrs, Connecticut, USA
'minus Carolinianum Group x Cornell Pink' x 'dauricum (white) x dauricum'
'Lady Petite', 1987, Delp Weldon E., Harrisville, Pensylvania, USA'dauricum x Vinestar' x 'Arctic Pearl'
'Tessa', 1935, Stevenson, J.B., Ascot, Berkshire, England'Praecox' x R. moupinense
'Tessa Bianca' (photoClick to see more information


Tessa Bianca
), 1964, Brandt, Lester E., Tacoma, Washington, USA
R. moupinense x 'Praecox'
'Abeille' (photoClick to see more information


Abeille
), 1981, Brueckner, J.B., Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
'R. calostrotum ssp keleticum X R. dauricum' x
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