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R. arboreum ssp nilagiricum

SubgenusHymenanthes
SectionPontica
SubsectionArboreaClick to see all Arborea
In cultivation since: 1840

First described: 1930, (Tagg
Harry F. Tagg
(1874-1933)
Scotland, Edinburgh
Botanical-short: Tagg
)

Origin: Nilgris and other hills in S. India 1800-2250 meter

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: late midseason
Hardiness: H3
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: red

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

France : 1
Netherlands : 1
United States : 1



Clones / selections
'Noyo Chief', 1965, Bowman, P.J., ,


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arboreum ssp nilagiricum 'Noyo Chief'
Rhododendron arboreum ssp nilagiricum
Photo byPaul & Linda Lawry
Date
Locationprivate garden Lantzville, Vancouver Island, BC, Canada
arboreum ssp nilagiricum 'Noyo Chief'
Rhododendron arboreum ssp nilagiricum
Photo byHank Helm
Date20 April, 2010
LocationHank Helm Garden, Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
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arboreum ssp nilagiricum 'Noyo Chief'
Rhododendron arboreum ssp nilagiricum
Photo byJeannie & Calvin Parsons
Date17 May, 2011
Locationprivate garden Victoria BC, Canada
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arboreum ssp nilagiricum 'Noyo Chief'
Rhododendron arboreum ssp nilagiricum
Photo byHank Helm
Date03 May, 2013
LocationHank Helm Garden, Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
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arboreum ssp nilagiricum 'Noyo Chief'
Rhododendron arboreum ssp nilagiricum
Photo bySusan Lightburn
Date12 June, 2011
Locationprivate garden Vancouver Island Nanoose Bay BC Canada
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arboreum ssp nilagiricum 'Noyo Chief'
Rhododendron arboreum ssp nilagiricum
Photo byHank Helm
Date07 June, 2014
LocationPrivate garden, Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
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Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Hybrids / cultivars where R. arboreum ssp nilagiricum is directly involved:     show indirect inv.
'Palni Princess', 1990, Viraghavan, M.S., , R. arboreum ssp nilagiricum x 'Hawk Group x Idealist Group X Wheatley'
Hybrids where clones/selections of R. arboreum ssp nilagiricum are involved (alphabetical per clone)
'Adana' (photoClick to see more information


Adana
), 1963, Goheen. Dr. David, Camas, Washington, USA
'fortunei x decorum ssp diaprepes' x R. arboreum ssp nilagiricum 'Noyo Chief'
'City of Burnie', 1980, O'Rourke, H., Burnie, Tasmania, AustraliaR. arboreum ssp nilagiricum 'Noyo Chief' x 'Matador Group'
'Cliff Blaikie', 1990, Garbutt, T.A., , R. degronianum ssp yakushimanum x R. arboreum ssp nilagiricum 'Noyo Chief'
'College Pink' (photoClick to see more information


College Pink
), New Zealand Rhododendron Association, ,
R. arboreum ssp nilagiricum 'Noyo Chief' x R.
'Frango', 1963, Goheen. Dr. David, Camas, Washington, USAR. degronianum ssp yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada' x R. arboreum ssp nilagiricum 'Noyo Chief'
'John Britten', 1984, Sligh, B., Lyttelton, New Zealand'Butter Brickle' x R. arboreum ssp nilagiricum 'Noyo Chief'
'Maesie' (photoClick to see more information


Maesie
), 1992, Lauer, M., ,
'Lady De Rothschild' x R. arboreum ssp nilagiricum 'Noyo Chief'
'Miss Frances' (photoClick to see more information


Miss Frances
), 1988, Fujioka, Frank, Whidbey Island, USA
'Yaku Sunrise x Burgundy' x R. arboreum ssp nilagiricum 'Noyo Chief'
'Noyo Brave' (photoClick to see more information


Noyo Brave
), 1963, Smith, C.C. (Cecil), Newberg, Oregon, USA
R. arboreum ssp nilagiricum 'Noyo Chief' x R. degronianum ssp yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada'
'Noyo Maiden' (photoClick to see more information


Noyo Maiden
), 1962, Smith, C.C. (Cecil), Newberg, Oregon, USA
R. degronianum ssp yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada' x R. arboreum ssp nilagiricum 'Noyo Chief'
'Pink Pinwheels' (photoClick to see more information


Pink Pinwheels
), 1983, Fujioka, Frank, Whidbey Island, USA
'Flirt' x R. arboreum ssp nilagiricum 'Noyo Chief'
'Royal Fusilier', 1982, O'Rourke, H., Burnie, Tasmania, AustraliaR. arboreum ssp nilagiricum 'Noyo Chief' x R. elliottii
'Rubicon' (photoClick to see more information


Rubicon
), 1979, Gordon, R.C, ,
R. arboreum ssp nilagiricum 'Noyo Chief' x 'Kilimanjaro'
'Snow Chief', 1976, Smith, P., , R. arboreum ssp nilagiricum 'Noyo Chief' x 'Snow Cap'
'Tea Party', 1991, Briggs Nursery, , R. degronianum ssp yakushimanum x R. arboreum ssp nilagiricum 'Noyo Chief'

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