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Rhododendron 'Blue Peter'

Hybridiser:Waterer (Bagshot). Surrey, England, 1930 (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:midseasonFlower:funnel-shaped
Bloom time duration:20
Bloom time duration 'Blue Peter'

Observation based on 5 plants,
growing in 2 'My-gardens'.

Exact= 19.8 days.
days.
Type:elepidoteLeaves:unknown
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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R. Blue Peter per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

Netherlands : 14
Canada : 9
United States : 8
France : 2
England : 1
Poland : 1
Sweden : 1
Norway : 1


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

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Rhododendron 'Blue Peter' photos

 
Photo byRinus Manders
LocationPrivate garden, Herpen, Netherlands
Date28 April, 2014
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Photo byRinus Manders
LocationPrivate garden, Herpen, Netherlands
Date28 April, 2014
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Photo byHarry R. Wright
Locationprivate garden Courtenay, BC, Canada
Date19 May, 2007
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Photo byDaniele Magro
LocationPrivate garden, Dorio, Lago di Como, Italia
Date
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Photo byJana Dusátková
Locationprivate garden Černošice, Czech Republic
Date21 May, 2004
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Photo byRichard Guerard
Locationprivate garden Glastonbury, Connecticut U.S.A
DateMay, 2009
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Photo byMelanie Kirk
LocationPrivate garden, Nanaimo (Vancouver Island) BC
Date21 May, 2008
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Photo byEverard Daniel
LocationLeonardslee/Loder Plants, Sussex, UK
DateMay, 2003
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Photo byGarth Wedemire
LocationPrivate garden Dick and Ann Beamish, Nanaimo, BC, Canada
Date17 May, 2012
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size of the buds
Photo byMelanie Kirk
LocationPrivate garden, Nanaimo (Vancouver Island) BC
Date12 May, 2009
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Photo byHerman Van Ree
LocationNunspeet, Netherlands
Date01 May, 2009
 
Photo byHerman Van Ree
LocationNunspeet, Netherlands
Date01 May, 2009
 
Photo byHerman Van Ree
LocationNunspeet, Netherlands
Date07 May, 2009
 
plant 20 years old, often pruned
Photo byMelanie Kirk
LocationPrivate garden, Nanaimo (Vancouver Island) BC
Date22 May, 2008
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Photo byGarth Wedemire
LocationPrivate garden Dick and Ann Beamish, Nanaimo, BC, Canada
Date17 May, 2012
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Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Involved in other cultivars:Hybridiser
'Blue Crown''Purple Splendour' x 'Blue Peter'Van de Ven K., 1981
'Blunique'   Click to see more information


  Blunique
'Blue Peter' x 'Unique'unknown, 1983
'Blurettia'   Click to see more information


  Blurettia
'Blue Peter' x R. degronianum ssp yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada'Hachmann, Hans, 1968
'Bumblebee'   Click to see more information


  Bumblebee
'Purple Splendour' x 'Blue Peter'King, L.M. Mrs.
'Gilbert Myers'   Click to see more information


  Gilbert Myers
'Blue Peter' x ?Myers, G., 1986
'Gräfin Sonja'   Click to see more information


  Gräfin Sonja
'insigne x El Alamein' x 'Blue Peter'Bruns, J Nursery, 1970
'Holly's Choice'   Click to see more information


  Holly's Choice
'Blue Peter' x 'White Dimples'Doppel,J., 1994
'Jonathan Bryce'   Click to see more information


  Jonathan Bryce
'Blue Peter' x 'White Dimples'Doppel,J., 1994
'Jungle Star''Blue Peter' x 'White Gold'Whitman, M.J., 1991
'Scott Harris''Blue Peter' x 'Ice Cube'Delp Weldon E., 1974
'Traci Suzanne'   Click to see more information


  Traci Suzanne
'Blue Peter' x 'Loderi King George'Kaiser, E.L., 1967
'White Blue Peter'   Click to see more information


  White Blue Peter
R. catawbiense 'Catalgla' x 'Blue Peter'Krempasky, G., 1991
'White Peter'   Click to see more information


  White Peter
'Blue Peter' x 'Blue Peter'Mehlquist, G.A.L, 1962
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