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Rhododendron 'Blue Ensign'

Hybridiser:Slocock, Walter C.. Goldsworth Nursery, Woking, UK, 1934 (see more plants of this hybridizer)
Status:IRRC registered.
Additional parentage info:(probably ponticum) x ()
Height
Height
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:midseasonFlower:openly funnel-shaped
Type:elepidoteLeaves:elliptic
Hardiness:H5
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: 15
R. Blue Ensign per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

Netherlands : 6
United States : 6
Canada : 1
England : 1
New Zealand : 1


Seed-parentPollen-parent
R. ponticum   Click to see more information

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Rhododendron 'Blue Ensign' photos

 
Photo byDavid and Lorie Ideal Gardens
LocationIdeal Gardens, Johnstown, PA, USA
Date03 May, 2010
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Photo bySteve Henning
LocationGlendoinck Gardens, Perth, Scotland
Date16 May, 2005
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Photo bySteve Henning
LocationBremen Rhododendron Park, Bremen, Germany
Date20 May, 2010
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Photo bySteve Henning
LocationElley Garden, Rotorua, New Zealand
Date28 October, 2003
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Photo byRichard Guerard
Locationprivate garden Glastonbury, Connecticut U.S.A
DateMay, 2009
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Photo byEverard Daniel
LocationWisley RHS Garden in Surrey
DateMay, 2003
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Photo byWillem Van 't Zelfde
LocationPrivate garden, Sauerland (500 m), Germany
Date31 May, 2014
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Photo byWillem Van 't Zelfde
LocationPrivate garden, Sauerland (500 m), Germany
Date31 May, 2014
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Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Involved in other cultivars:Hybridiser
'Blue Boy'   Click to see more information


  Blue Boy
'Blue Ensign' x 'Purple Splendour'Watson, E.M. Mrs. (Elsie), 1965
'Blue Hawaii'   Click to see more information


  Blue Hawaii
'Blue Ensign' x 'Purple Splendour'Watson, E.M. Mrs. (Elsie), 1965
'Blue Jay'   Click to see more information


  Blue Jay
R. ponticum x 'Blue Ensign'Larson, H.L., 1964
'Christiane Herzog'   Click to see more information


  Christiane Herzog
R. insigne x 'Blue Ensign'Bruns, W., 1970
'J.E.M.''Blue Ensign' x 'Lem's Cameo'Hutchison, L.A., 1992
'Late Ensign''Blue Ensign' x 'Purple Splendour'Rhein, W.L., 1977
'Taieri Monarch''Blue Ensign' x 'Lem's Monarch'Hutchison, L.A., 1992
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