Rhododendron Hybrids / cultivars

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Rhododendron 'Sapphire'

Hybridiser:Waterer, H. (Knaphill). Woking, Surrey (Knaphill), UK, 1931 (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
60 cm. (2ft.)
Bloom time:early midseasonFlower:funnel-shaped
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: 11
R. Sapphire per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

United States : 8
France : 1
Canada : 1
England : 1

'Blue Tit Group'   Click to see more information

XR. impeditum   Click to see more information

R. impeditum   Click to see more information

xR. augustinii ssp augustinii   Click to see more information

Rhododendron 'Sapphire' photos

Photo byJeannie & Calvin Parsons
LocationGlendale Gardens, Victoria, BC, Canada
Date14 April, 2010
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Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Involved in other cultivars:Hybridiser
'Blue Pool''Sapphire' x R. augustinii ssp augustiniiWaterer, H. (Knaphill), 1966
'Oceanlake'   Click to see more information

'Sapphire' x 'Blue Diamond'Wright, A.O., 1965
Rhododendron cultivars   Hirsutum.info     Project started 03 June 2009