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R. nuttallii

SubgenusRhododendron
SectionRhododendron
SubsectionMaddeniaClick to see all Maddenia
Synonyms
R. goreri   (Davidian
H.H. Davidian
(0-0)
Botanical-short: Davidian
)
In cultivation since: 1852

First described: 1853, (Booth (T.J.)
T.J Booth
(0-0)
Botanical-short: Booth (T.J.)
)

Origin: Bhutan, Arunachal Pradesh, N.W. Yunnan, S.E. Tibet 1100-3700 meter

Corolla: funnel-campanulate
Leaves: elliptic

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

Winter: evergreen
Bloomtime: midseason
Hardiness: H1
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: cream

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
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on hirstum.info: 8
R. nuttallii per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

United States : 6
England : 1
France : 1



Clones / selections
'Kallistos', unknown, ,
'Lhasa', 1971, Crown Estate Commissioners, Windsor, Berkshire, England


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Rhododendron nuttallii
Photo byTony Rodd
Date21 October, 2007
Locationprivate garden, Mt Tomah, New South Wales, Australia
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Rhododendron nuttallii
Photo byRinus Manders
Date01 October, 2008
LocationPukeiti Rhododendron Trust New Plymouth New Zealand
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Rhododendron nuttallii
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date13 May, 2006
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, Washington, USA
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Rhododendron nuttallii
Photo byRinus Manders
Date01 October, 2008
LocationPukeiti Rhododendron Trust New Plymouth New Zealand
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Rhododendron nuttallii
Photo byRinus Manders
Date01 October, 2008
LocationPukeiti Rhododendron Trust New Plymouth New Zealand
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Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Hybrids / cultivars where R. nuttallii is directly involved:     show indirect inv.
'Alf Bramley', 1969, Bramley, A.C., Kallista, Victoria, AustraliaR. nuttallii x R. dalhousiae var dalhousiae
'Beguiling', 1995, O'Rourke, H., Burnie, Tasmania, AustraliaR. nuttallii x 'Countess of Haddington'
'Bill Massey' (photoClick to see more information


Bill Massey
), 1963, Vaerlen, B., Camp Meeker, California, USA
R. ciliatum 'Bergie' x R. nuttallii
'Cream Trumpet', 1958, Edinburgh, R.B.G., , R. dalhousiae var dalhousiae x R. nuttallii
'Edinense', 1892, Watson, W., , R. nuttallii x 'Henryanum'
'Floral Dance' (photoClick to see more information


Floral Dance
), 1982, Jury F. M., ,
R. nuttallii x R. edgeworthii
'Floral Fete' (photoClick to see more information


Floral Fete
), 1982, Gordon, I.F., Utiku, Taihape, New Zealand
R. nuttallii x R. lindleyi
'Highborn', 1990, O'Rourke, H., Burnie, Tasmania, AustraliaR. nuttallii x 'Alf Bramley'
'Jane Hardy', 1982, Hardy, G.A., , R. nuttallii x R. lindleyi
'Lady Dorothy Ella', 1984, Duncan & Davies, , R. lindleyi x R. nuttallii
'Leonardslee Yellow', 1964, Loder, Sir Giles, Cuckfield, West Sussex, EnglandR. lindleyi x R. nuttallii
'lindleyi x nuttallii' (photoClick to see more information


lindleyi x nuttallii
), No hybridiser registered, ,
R. lindleyi x R. nuttallii
'Love Song', 1998, Gordon, R.C, , 'Catherine Collier' x R. nuttallii
'Mi Amor' (photoClick to see more information


Mi Amor
), 1961, Sumner, M.H. & Mrs. F, San Francisco, California, USA
R. lindleyi x R. nuttallii
'Nutcracker', 1976, Hardy, G.A., , R. nuttallii x R. maddenii ssp maddenii
'Patricia Marie' (photoClick to see more information


Patricia Marie
), 1971, Granston, Mrs. R, ,
R. nuttallii x 'Lind-dal Group'
'Roy Hudson', 1970, Kerrigan, Howard, , R. burmanicum x R. nuttallii
'Southern Cloud' (photoClick to see more information


Southern Cloud
), 1965, Bramley, A.C., Kallista, Victoria, Australia
R. lindleyi x R. nuttallii
'Tyermannii' (photoClick to see more information


Tyermannii
), 1889, Tyerman, ,
R. nuttallii x R. formosum var formosum
'Virginia Stewart' (photoClick to see more information


Virginia Stewart
), 1974, Kerrigan, Howard, ,
'Countess of Haddington' x R. nuttallii


Indirect involvement of R. nuttallii in cultivars: (cultivar = direct child/cultivar of nuttallii)
'Highborn', 1990, O'Rourke, H., Burnie, Tasmania, AustraliaR. nuttallii x 'Alf Bramley'
'General Braxton Bragg' (photoClick to see more information


General Braxton Bragg
), Charvet, ,
'Butterhorn' x 'Mi Amor'
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