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R. molle ssp molle

SubgenusPentanthera
SectionPentanthera
SubsectionSinensiaClick to see all Sinensia
Synonyms
Azalea mollis   (Blume
Carl Ludwig de Blume
(1796-1862)
Germany, Braunschweig
Botanical-short: Blume
)
R. sinensis   (Sweet
Robert Sweet
(1783-1835)
Torquay, Engeland
Botanical-short: Sweet
)
In cultivation since: 1823

First described: 1834, (Blume
Carl Ludwig de Blume
(1796-1862)
Germany, Braunschweig
Botanical-short: Blume
)

Origin: E. China, 2400 meter

About molle ssp molle : "with soft hairs"

Corolla: broadly funnel-shaped
Leaves: oblong-elliptic

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

Winter: deciduous
Bloomtime: unknown
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: 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
: 150 cm. (5ft.)

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on hirstum.info: 16
R. molle ssp molle per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

Finland : 11
Netherlands : 3
United States : 1
Canada : 1

Common names
Chinese Azalea


Natural Hybrids
kosterianum =(molle ssp molle x molle ssp japonicum)


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Rhododendron molle ssp molle
CH7168, planted 1999
Photo byDr. Stephan Bubert
Date21 May, 2012
LocationPrivate garden, Hamburg, Germany
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Rhododendron molle ssp molle
CH7168, planted 1999
Photo byDr. Stephan Bubert
Date10 May, 2009
LocationPrivate garden, Hamburg, Germany
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Rhododendron molle ssp molle
Photo bySusan Lightburn
Date01 June, 2011
Locationprivate garden Vancouver Island Nanoose Bay BC Canada
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Rhododendron molle ssp molle
Photo bySusan Lightburn
Date01 June, 2011
Locationprivate garden Vancouver Island Nanoose Bay BC Canada
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Rhododendron molle ssp molle
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date19 May, 2007
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, Washington, USA
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Rhododendron molle ssp molle
Photo byStaffan Bodn
Date06 June, 2011
Locationown garden Sjbo, Sweden
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Rhododendron molle ssp molle
Photo bySusan Lightburn
Date01 June, 2011
Locationprivate garden Vancouver Island Nanoose Bay BC Canada
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Rhododendron molle ssp molle
Photo byStaffan Bodn
Date07 June, 2008
Locationown garden Sjbo, Sweden
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Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Hybrids / cultivars where R. molle ssp molle is directly involved:     show indirect inv.
'Adelaide', 1931, Koster M. & Sons, Boskoop, NetherlandsR. molle ssp molle x R. molle ssp japonicum
'Albicans', 1894, Waterer, H. (Knaphill), Woking, Surrey (Knaphill), UKR. molle ssp molle x R. occidentale
'Alfred Mame', 1902, Croux, G., , R. molle ssp molle x R. luteum
'Alice de Stuers' (photoClick to see more information


Alice de Stuers
), 1910, Koster M. & Sons, Boskoop, Netherlands
R. molle ssp molle x R. molle ssp japonicum
'Alma Tadema', 1896, Koster M. & Sons, Boskoop, NetherlandsR. molle ssp molle x R. molle ssp japonicum
'Altaclerense', 1842, Highclere, , R. molle ssp molle x R. viscosum 'Rubescens Major'
'Broughtonii Aureum' (photo), 1845, Smith, W. (gardener Earl of Liverpool), Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, England'ponticum x maximum' x R. molle ssp molle
'Daviesii' (photoClick to see more information


Daviesii
), 1840, Davies, I, Ormskirk, Lancashire, England
R. viscosum x R. molle ssp molle
'Doctor Reichenbach' (photoClick to see more information


Doctor Reichenbach
), 1892, Koster & Sons, ,
R. molle ssp molle x R. molle ssp japonicum
'Dr. M. Oosthoek' (photoClick to see more information


Dr. M. Oosthoek
), 1920, Oosthoek, P.J.C. & Co, ,
R. molle ssp molle x R. molle ssp japonicum
'Earl of Carnarvon', 1958, No hybridiser registered, , R. viscosum x R. molle ssp molle
'Edouard Andre', 1892, van der Meulen, G., , 'Prince Camille de Rohan' x R. molle ssp molle
'Edward Jenner', 1958, Kersbergen, Gebr., , R. molle ssp molle x R. molle ssp japonicum
'Favorite' (photoClick to see more information


Favorite
), Koster M. & Sons, Boskoop, Netherlands
R. molle ssp molle x R. molle ssp japonicum
'Frans van der Bom' (photoClick to see more information


Frans van der Bom
), 1892, Koster M. & Sons, Boskoop, Netherlands
R. molle ssp molle x R. molle ssp japonicum
'Hamlet' (photoClick to see more information


Hamlet
), 1931, Koster M. & Sons, Boskoop, Netherlands
R. molle ssp japonicum x R. molle ssp molle
'Hortulanus H. Witte' (photoClick to see more information


Hortulanus H. Witte
), 1892, Koster M. & Sons, Boskoop, Netherlands
R. molle ssp molle x R. molle ssp japonicum
'Hugo Koster' (photoClick to see more information


Hugo Koster
), Koster & Sons, ,
R. molle ssp molle x R. molle ssp japonicum
'James H. Laing', 1891, de Coninck, F., , R. molle ssp japonicum x R. molle ssp molle
'Jin Zhi Zhu' (photoClick to see more information


Jin Zhi Zhu
), 2003, Zhang, Chang Qin, Kunming, China
R. molle ssp molle x ?
'Jock Brydon' (photoClick to see more information


Jock Brydon
), 1968, Clausen, ,
R. molle ssp molle x R. occidentale
'Koningin Wilhelmina' (photoClick to see more information


Koningin Wilhelmina
), 1896, Ottolander, J. & Hooftman, ,
R. molle ssp molle x R. molle ssp japonicum
'Koster's Brilliant Red', 1918, Koster M. & Sons, Boskoop, NetherlandsR. molle ssp molle x R. molle ssp japonicum
'La Czarine', 1893, Pynaert, E., , R. molle ssp molle x R. molle ssp japonicum
'Lonnie Smit', 1905, van Noordt, P. & Sons, , R. molle ssp molle x R. molle ssp japonicum
'Marconi' (photoClick to see more information


Marconi
), 1924, Koster M. & Sons, Boskoop, Netherlands
R. molle ssp molle x R. molle ssp japonicum
'Mathilda' (photoClick to see more information


Mathilda
), 1940, Vuyk, T. & Son, ,
R. molle ssp molle x R. molle ssp japonicum
'Mevrouw G. van Noordt' (photoClick to see more information


Mevrouw G. van Noordt
), 1919, van Noordt, P. & Sons, ,
R. molle ssp molle x R. molle ssp japonicum
'Miss Louisa Hunnewell', unknown, , R. molle ssp japonicum x R. molle ssp molle
'Moorgold' (photoClick to see more information


Moorgold
), 1985, Schmalscheidt, W., ,
R. viscosum x R. molle ssp molle
'Multatuli', 1918, Kersbergen, Gebr., , R. molle ssp molle x R. molle ssp japonicum
'Oberhofgrtner E. Nietner', 1896, van Noordt, G., , R. molle ssp japonicum x R. molle ssp molle
'Ochroleucum', 1840, Smith, W. (gardener Earl of Liverpool), Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, EnglandR. ponticum x R. molle ssp molle
'Odin', 1958, Wezelenburg & Son, , R. molle ssp molle x R. molle ssp japonicum
'Queen Victoria', 1896, Ottolander, J. & Hooftman, , R. molle ssp molle x R. molle ssp japonicum
'Radiant', 1958, Kromhout & Co, , R. molle ssp molle x R. molle ssp japonicum
'Salmon Glow', 1958, Ouden den H. & Son, , R. molle ssp molle x R. molle ssp japonicum
'Salmon Queen' (photoClick to see more information


Salmon Queen
), 1958, Vuyk, P., ,
R. molle ssp molle x R. molle ssp japonicum
'Samuel Taylor Coleridge', 1958, Kersbergen, Gebr., , R. molle ssp molle x R. molle ssp japonicum
'Smithii Aureum' (photo), 1830, Smith, W. (gardener Earl of Liverpool), Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, England'ponticum x maximum' x R. molle ssp molle
'Sunset', 1912, Wezelenburg & Son, , R. molle ssp molle x R. molle ssp japonicum
'Viscosepalum' (photoClick to see more information


Viscosepalum
), 1842, Waterer, H. (Knaphill), Woking, Surrey (Knaphill), UK
R. molle ssp molle x R. viscosum
'Yellow Prince' (photoClick to see more information


Yellow Prince
), 1939, Koster M. & Sons, Boskoop, Netherlands
R. molle ssp molle x R. molle ssp japonicum


Indirect involvement of R. molle ssp molle in cultivars: (cultivar = direct child/cultivar of molle ssp molle)
'Golden Flare' (photo), 1966, Metselaar, A.C.H., , 'Altaclerense' x
'Antilope' (photo), 1938, Felix, B.B.C., Felix & Dijkhuis, Boskoop, NetherlandsR. viscosum x 'Koster's Brilliant Red'
'Arpge' (photo), 1938, Felix, B.B.C., Felix & Dijkhuis, Boskoop, NetherlandsR. viscosum x 'Koster's Brilliant Red'
'C.B van Nes x Koster's Brilliant Red', No hybridiser registered, , 'C.B. van Nes' x 'Koster's Brilliant Red'
'Pink Mimosa' (photo), 1938, Felix, B.B.C., Felix & Dijkhuis, Boskoop, NetherlandsR. viscosum x 'Koster's Brilliant Red'
'Rosata' (photo), 1938, Felix, B.B.C., Felix & Dijkhuis, Boskoop, NetherlandsR. viscosum x 'Koster's Brilliant Red'
'Soir de Paris' (photo), 1938, Felix, B.B.C., Felix & Dijkhuis, Boskoop, Netherlands'Koster's Brilliant Red' x R. viscosum
'viscosum x Koster's Brilliant Red', No hybridiser registered, , R. viscosum x 'Koster's Brilliant Red'
'Jane Abbott' (photo), 1930, Abbot, F.L., Bellows Fals, Vermont, USA'Miss Louisa Hunnewell' x R. prinophyllum
'Hachmann's Sunny Boy' (photo), 1986, Hachmann, Hans, Barmstedt in Holstein, Germany'Betty Kelly x Feuerwerk' x 'Salmon Queen'
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