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Rhododendron 'Crater Lake'

Hybridiser:Phetteplace, Dr. Carl H. Leaburg, Oregon, USA, 1965 (see more plants of this hybridizer)
Status:IRRC registered.
The figures listed here are averages.

The exact location (altitude, sunlight, soil, climate) can influence growth considerably
in 10 years
100 cm. (3ft.)
Bloom time:early midseasonFlower:saucer-shaped
Bloom time duration:26
Bloom time duration 'Crater Lake'

Observation based on 1 plants,
growing in 1 'My-gardens'.

Exact= 26 days.
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: 8
R. Crater Lake per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

United States : 4
Canada : 3
England : 1

R. augustinii ssp augustinii 'Barto Blue'   Click to see more information

X'Bluebird'   Click to see more information

R. intricatum   Click to see more informationxR. augustinii ssp augustinii   Click to see more information

Rhododendron 'Crater Lake' photos

Photo byGarth Wedemire
LocationMike Bale's Garden: Lu Zhu, Agassiz, BC, Canada
Date20 April, 2006
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Photo byPaul & Linda Lawry
Locationprivate garden Lantzville, Vancouver Island, BC, Canada
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Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Involved in other cultivars:Hybridiser
'Aquamarin'   Click to see more information

'Lauretta' x 'Crater Lake'Hachmann, Hans, 1984
'Blue Target'   Click to see more information

  Blue Target
'Blue Jay' x 'Crater Lake'Kehr, A.E., 1981
'Hokuto-sei''Crater Lake' x 'Blue Diamond Group'Ono, K., 1990
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