Rhododendron Hybrids / cultivars

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Rhododendron 'Besse Howells'

Hybridiser:Shammarello, A.M. Euclid, Ohio, USA, 1961 (see more plants of this hybridizer)
Status:IRRC registered.
Additional parentage info:(red) x ()
The figures listed here are averages.

The exact location (altitude, sunlight, soil, climate) can influence growth considerably
in 10 years
120 cm. (4ft.)
Bloom time:early midseasonFlower:unknown
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)

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on hirstum.info: 11
R. Besse Howells per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

United States : 7
Canada : 3
Finland : 1

R. catawbiense   Click to see more information

X'Boule de Neige'   Click to see more information

R. caucasicum   Click to see more information


Rhododendron 'Besse Howells' photos

Photo bySteve Henning
LocationReiley Ridge Nursery, Woodsboro, Maryland, USA
Date16 May, 2006
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Photo bySteve Henning
LocationRarefind Nursery, Jackson, New Jersey, USA
Date15 May, 2004
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Photo byGerald R. Firak
Locationown garden in Park Ridge Illinois, USA
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Photo byHarry R. Wright
Locationprivate garden Courtenay, British Columbia, Canada
Date18 May, 2007
Photo byDavid and Lorie Ideal Gardens
LocationIdeal Gardens, Johnstown, PA, USA
Date03 May, 2010
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Photo byTadeusz Dauksza
Locationprivate garden
Date04 May, 2010
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Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Involved in other cultivars:Hybridiser
'Chatterbee'   Click to see more information

'Ben Moseley' x 'Besse Howells'Hinerman, D.L., 1970
'Crossbow''Accomac' x 'Besse Howells'Delp Weldon E., 1979
'Ingrid Mehlquist'   Click to see more information

  Ingrid Mehlquist
'Besse Howells' x R. degronianum ssp yakushimanumMehlquist, G.A.L, 1967
'Jane Stenning''Calsap' x 'Besse Howells'Hinerman, D.L., 1986
'Sublime''Ben Moseley' x 'Besse Howells'Hinerman, D.L., 1975
'Zesty''Besse Howells' x 'China Boy'Delp Weldon E., 1992
Rhododendron cultivars   Hirsutum.info     Project started 03 June 2009