Rhododendron Hybrids / cultivars

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Rhododendron 'Lady Bessborough'

Hybridiser:Rothschild, L. de. Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK, 1933 (see more plants of this hybridizer)
Status:IRRC registered.
Height
Height
The figures listed here are averages.

The exact location (altitude, sunlight, soil, climate) can influence growth considerably
in 10 years
200 cm. (7ft.)
Bloom time:unknownFlower:funnel-shaped
Type:elepidoteLeaves:ovate-lanceolate
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)


Seed-parentPollen-parent
R. fortunei ssp discolor   Click to see more information

XR. campylocarpum Elatum Group   Click to see more information


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Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Involved in other cultivars:Hybridiser
'Day Dream'   Click to see more information


  Day Dream
'Lady Bessborough' x R. griersonianumRothschild, Edmund Leopold de, 1936
'Jalisco Eclipse''Lady Bessborough' x 'Dido Group'Rothschild, L. de, 1942
'Jalisco Goshawk'   Click to see more information


  Jalisco Goshawk
'Lady Bessborough' x 'Dido Group'Rothschild, L. de, 1948
'Jasper Pimento'R. dichroanthum ssp dichroanthum x 'Lady Bessborough'Rothschild, L. de, 1942
'Prawn'   Click to see more information


  Prawn
'Lady Bessborough' x 'Tortoiseshell Wonder'Slocock, Walter C., 1967
'Seattle Gold''Diva' x 'Lady Bessborough'Lem Halfdan, 1958
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