Rhododendron Hybrids / cultivars

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Rhododendron 'Purple Emperor'

Hybridiser:Waterer, H. (Knaphill). Woking, Surrey (Knaphill), UK, 1958 (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
250 cm. (8ft.)
Bloom time:unknownFlower:openly funnel-shaped
Type:elepidoteLeaves:unknown
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)

Registered
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on hirstum.info: 1
R. Purple Emperor per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

Netherlands : 1


Seed-parentPollen-parent
'Moser's Maroon'   Click to see more information

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Rhododendron 'Purple Emperor' photos

 
Photo byJoep Verstappen
Locationprivate garden Budel, Netherlands
Date18 May, 2005
 
Photo byHarry R. Wright
Locationprivate garden Courtenay, BC, Canada
Date28 May, 2009
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Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Involved in other cultivars:Hybridiser
'Elizabeth Gillhoff''Purple Emperor' x 'Van Nes Sensation'Sullivan, N., 1989
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