Rhododendron Hybrids / cultivars

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Rhododendron catawbiense 'Purpureum Elegans'

Selected by: Waterer, H. (Knaphill) , Woking, Surrey (Knaphill) , UK, 1850 (see more plants of this hybridizer)
The figures listed here are averages.

The exact location (altitude, sunlight, soil, climate) can influence growth considerably
in 10 years
Bloom time:unknown
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R. Purpureum Elegans per country:

Canada : 5
United States : 3

'Purpureum Elegans' is a clone/selection/cultivated form of wild species: R. catawbiense.
See R. catawbiense for more details

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Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Involved in other cultivars:Hybridiser
'Edwin O. Weber'   Click to see more information

  Edwin O. Weber
R. catawbiense 'Purpureum Elegans' x 'Madame Albert Moser'Weber, Edwin O., 1957
'Lavender Charme''decorum x griffithianum' x R. catawbiense 'Purpureum Elegans'Gable, J.B., 1954
'March Madness'R. catawbiense 'Purpureum Elegans' x R. calophytum var calophytumMehlquist, G.A.L, 1965
'Roslyn'   Click to see more information

R. catawbiense 'Purpureum Elegans' x 'Everestianum'Vossberg, P.D., 1973
Rhododendron cultivars   Hirsutum.info     Project started 03 June 2009