Rhododendron Species


Gallery: ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZHOME to hirsutum.info

R. macabeanum

SubgenusHymenanthes
SectionPontica
SubsectionGrandiaClick to see all Grandia
In cultivation since: 1927

First described: 1920, (Balf.f.
Isaac Bayley Balfour
(1853-1922)
Scotland, Edinburgh
Botanical-short: Balf.f.
)

Origin: N.E India, Manipur and Nagaland 2400-3000 meter

Corolla: tubular-campanulate
Leaves: broadly ovate to broadly elliptic

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

Winter: evergreen
Bloomtime: early
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: yellow

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.)

Registered
In 'Your Garden' you can administrate
your rhododendrons.

To try/see this go 'Home' (top-right).
on hirstum.info: 40
R. macabeanum per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

Canada : 13
United States : 8
Netherlands : 6
France : 4
England : 4
Wales : 2
Belgium : 2
Denmark : 1




Send questions, information or pictures

Rhododendron macabeanum
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date12 March, 2005
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, Washington, USA
See high-resolution version
Rhododendron macabeanum
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date26 March, 2005
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, Washington, USA
See high-resolution version
Rhododendron macabeanum
Photo byEverard Daniel
Date02 April, 2007
LocationCaerhays Castle and Gardens, Cornwall, UK
See high-resolution version
Rhododendron macabeanum
Photo byKathy & Bill McKay
Date01 April, 2012
Locationprivate garden North Saanich, BC, Canada
Rhododendron macabeanum
Photo byKathy & Bill McKay
Date01 April, 2012
Locationprivate garden North Saanich, BC, Canada
Rhododendron macabeanum
Photo byEverard Daniel
Date02 April, 2007
LocationCaerhays Castle and Gardens, Cornwall, UK
See high-resolution version
Rhododendron macabeanum
Photo byHank Helm
Date10 March, 2013
LocationHank Helm Garden, Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
See high-resolution version
Rhododendron macabeanum
Photo byRinus Manders
Date25 March, 2006
LocationParc de la Gaudinière, Nantes, France
See high-resolution version
Rhododendron macabeanum
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date05 May, 2010
LocationRoyal Windsor Great Park, Saville, Berkshire, UK
See high-resolution version

Rhododendron macabeanum
Hardy Alpine form [RSBG] No foliar damage after 5 deg. F.
Photo byPeter Norris
Date23 July, 2012
LocationPrivate garden on Martha’s Vineyard, MA USA [z 6-7]
See high-resolution version
Rhododendron macabeanum
Photo byHank Helm
Date13 July, 2012
LocationHank Helm Garden, Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
See high-resolution version
Rhododendron macabeanum
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date19 February, 2005
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, Washington, USA
See high-resolution version
Rhododendron macabeanum
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date07 September, 2009
LocationGarden Hans de Boer, Vaassen, Netherlands
Rhododendron macabeanum
Photo byEverard Daniel
Date01 April, 2007
LocationLanhydrock garden, Cornwall, UK
See high-resolution version
Rhododendron macabeanum
Photo bySusan Lightburn
Date21 June, 2013
LocationArt Lightburn Garden, Vancouver Island, BC, Canada
See high-resolution version
Rhododendron macabeanum
New foliage
Photo byCoen Zonneveld
Date27 April, 2008
LocationPrivate garden, Diepenveen, Netherlands
Rhododendron macabeanum
Photo bySusan Lightburn
Date23 May, 2013
LocationArt Lightburn Garden, Vancouver Island, BC, Canada
See high-resolution version
Rhododendron macabeanum
Photo bySusan Lightburn
Date23 May, 2013
LocationArt Lightburn Garden, Vancouver Island, BC, Canada
See high-resolution version




Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Hybrids / cultivars where R. macabeanum is directly involved:     show indirect inv.
'Ambrose Bristow' (photoClick to see more information


Ambrose Bristow
), 2004, Robinson, M.L.A., Forest Row, East Sussex, England
'Lionel's Triumph' x R. macabeanum
'Boule de Neige x macabeanum' (photoClick to see more information


Boule de Neige x macabeanum
), unknown, ,
'Boule de Neige' x R. macabeanum
'Brian Howell', 1984, Betteridge, D., , R. macabeanum x R. praestans
'Chief Sealth' (photoClick to see more information


Chief Sealth
), 1969, Watson, E.M. Mrs. (Elsie), Kirkland, WA, USA
'calophytum x Sarita Loder Group' x R. macabeanum
'Creamery Road', 2002, Malone, H.R., , 'Joan Bye' x R. macabeanum
'Crest x macabeanum', No hybridiser registered, , 'Crest' x R. macabeanum
'Elaine Rowe', 1982, Huthnance, G., , R. macabeanum x ?
'Elizabeth Lund', 1980, Beekman, E., , R. macabeanum x ?
'Florida Ogada' (photoClick to see more information


Florida Ogada
), 1965, Crown Estate Commissioners, Windsor, Berkshire, England
R. macabeanum x R. sinogrande
'Grand Jury', 1960, Holland B., , New ZealandR. macabeanum x ?
'Grand Marquis', 1960, Holland B., , New ZealandR. macabeanum x ?
'Grand Mystery', 1988, Marchant, H., , R. macabeanum x ?
'James Colville', 1970, Moffat, R, , R. arizelum x R. macabeanum
'Jane Walker', 1979, Pukeiti-Rhododendron Trust, , R. magnificum x R. macabeanum
'Jeanne Church', 1982, New Zealand Rhododendron Association, , R. macabeanum x 'Unique'
'John Harris', 1983, Harris, J.O., Lawrenceville, Georgia, USAR. wardii var wardii x R. macabeanum
'Karen Swenson' (photoClick to see more information


Karen Swenson
), 1969, Watson, E.M. Mrs. (Elsie), Kirkland, WA, USA
'calophytum x Sarita Loder Group' x R. macabeanum
'Lagg', 1973, National Trust for Scotland, , R. macabeanum x R. magnificum
'Laramie' (photoClick to see more information


Laramie
), 1988, Barlup, Jim, Bellevue, USA
R. degronianum ssp yakushimanum 'Exbury Yakushimanum' x R. macabeanum
'Lionel's Triumph x Group Loderi King George X macabeanum', No hybridiser registered, , 'Lionel's Triumph Group x Loderi King George' x R. macabeanum
'Lionel's Triumph x Loderi King George X macabeanum', No hybridiser registered, , 'Lionel's Triumph x Loderi King George' x R. macabeanum
'macabeanum x Loderi King George', No hybridiser registered, , R. macabeanum x 'Loderi King George'
'macabeanum x wardii', No hybridiser registered, , R. macabeanum x R. wardii var wardii
'My Delight' (photoClick to see more information


My Delight
), 1976, Vaartnou, H., ,
R. macabeanum x R. macabeanum
'Nancy Evans x macabeanum' (photoClick to see more information


Nancy Evans x macabeanum
), unknown, ,
'Nancy Evans' x R. macabeanum
'No. 6' (photoClick to see more information


No. 6
), Watson, E.M. Mrs. (Elsie), Kirkland, WA, USA
R. macabeanum x 'calophytum x Sarita Loder Group'
'Our Kate Marise', 2008, Rothschild, Edmund Leopold de, Southampton, UKR. macabeanum x R. calophytum var calophytum
'Pacific Rim', 1950, Larson, H.L., Tacoma, Washington, USA'Loderi King George' x R. macabeanum
'Pink Prelude' (photoClick to see more information


Pink Prelude
), 1970, Watson, E.M. Mrs. (Elsie), Kirkland, WA, USA
'Sarita Loder x calophytum' x R. macabeanum
'Powder Snow' (photoClick to see more information


Powder Snow
), 1981, Barlup, Jim, Bellevue, USA
R. degronianum ssp yakushimanum 'Exbury Yakushimanum' x R. macabeanum
'Sarita Loder x calophytum X macabeanum', No hybridiser registered, , 'Sarita Loder x calophytum' x R. macabeanum
'Siuslaw Pioneer', 1960, McCormack, A., , ? x R. macabeanum
'Sky Duke', 1978, Furman, F., Bridgewater, NJ, USA? x R. macabeanum
'Spring Spirit' (photoClick to see more information


Spring Spirit
), 1981, Barlup, Jim, Bellevue, USA
'Nancy Evans' x R. macabeanum
'wardii x macabeanum' (photoClick to see more information


wardii x macabeanum
), No hybridiser registered, ,
R. wardii var wardii x R. macabeanum
'yakushimanum x macabeanum', unknown, , R. degronianum ssp yakushimanum x R. macabeanum


Indirect involvement of R. macabeanum in cultivars: (cultivar = direct child/cultivar of macabeanum)
'Chief Sealth X praestans x strigillosum' (photoClick to see more information


Chief Sealth X praestans x strigillosum
), Watson, E.M. Mrs. (Elsie), Kirkland, WA, USA
'Chief Sealth' x 'praestans x strigillosum'
'Koichiro Wada X Crest x macabeanum', unknown, , 'Koichiro Wada' x 'Crest x macabeanum'
'Nancy Evans X Crest x macabeanum' (photoClick to see more information


Nancy Evans X Crest x macabeanum
), Fujioka, Frank, Whidbey Island, USA
'Nancy Evans' x 'Crest x macabeanum'
'Cassie' (photoClick to see more information


Cassie
), 1981, Barlup, Jim, Bellevue, USA
'Exbury Yakushimanum' x 'Lionel's Triumph x Group Loderi King George X macabeanum'
'Cade's Cove' (photoClick to see more information


Cade's Cove
), 1981, Barlup, Jim, Bellevue, USA
'Golden Anniversary' x 'Lionel's Triumph x Loderi King George X macabeanum'
'Patricia Lee', 1965, Phetteplace, Dr. Carl H, Leaburg, Oregon, USA'macabeanum x Loderi King George' x 'Crest'
'No. 6 x Double Winner' (photoClick to see more information


No. 6 x Double Winner
), Watson, E.M. Mrs. (Elsie), Kirkland, WA, USA
'No. 6' x 'Double Winner'
'No. 6 X hodgsonii x campanulatum' (photoClick to see more information


No. 6 X hodgsonii x campanulatum
), Watson, E.M. Mrs. (Elsie), Kirkland, WA, USA
'No. 6' x 'hodgsonii x campanulatum'
'No. 6 x Venus' (photoClick to see more information


No. 6 x Venus
), Watson, E.M. Mrs. (Elsie), Kirkland, WA, USA
'No. 6' x 'Venus'
'Jack Morgan' (photoClick to see more information


Jack Morgan
), 1992, Watson, E.M. Mrs. (Elsie), Kirkland, WA, USA
'Pink Prelude' x 'Lem's Cameo'
'Rosalind x Pink Prelude' (photoClick to see more information


Rosalind x Pink Prelude
), Watson, E.M. Mrs. (Elsie), Kirkland, WA, USA
'Rosalind' x 'Pink Prelude'
'Invitation's Gift' (photoClick to see more information


Invitation's Gift
), 2014, Barlup, Jim, Bellevue, USA
'yakushimanum x lacteum' x 'Powder Snow'
'Sarita Loder x calophytum X macabeanum x basilicum' (photoClick to see more information


Sarita Loder x calophytum X macabeanum x basilicum
), Watson, E.M. Mrs. (Elsie), Kirkland, WA, USA
'Sarita Loder x calophytum X macabeanum' x R. basilicum
'Ivory Dream' (photoClick to see more information


Ivory Dream
), 1992, Barlup, Jim, Bellevue, USA
'yakushimanum x lacteum' x 'yakushimanum x macabeanum'
_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Rhododendron Species   Hirsutum.info     Project started 03 June 2009