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R. elliottii

SubgenusHymenanthes
SectionPontica
SubsectionParishiaClick to see all Parishia
In cultivation since: 1927

First described: 1907, (Watt
David Allan Poe Watt
(1830-1917)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Botanical-short: Watt
)

Origin: N.E. India 2400-2700 meter

Corolla: unknown
Leaves: unknown

Habit: terrestrial
epiphytic = living on dead organic material (decaying trees f.i)
terrestrial = in soil (like in your garden)

Winter: evergreen
Bloomtime: late midseason
Hardiness: H2
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)


Predominant color: red

Height
Height
The figures listed here are the observed size in the natural environment.

The exact location (altitude, sunlight, soil, climate) can influence growth considerably
: 900 cm. (30ft.)

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on hirstum.info: 5
R. elliottii per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

France : 2
Netherlands : 1
United States : 1
Norway : 1



Clones / selections
'War Paint', 1956, James Delbert W., Eugene, Oregon, USA


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Rhododendron elliottii
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date19 May, 2007
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, Washington, USA
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Rhododendron elliottii
Photo byRinus Manders
Date02 July, 2010
LocationLeith Hill Rhododendron Wood, Surrey, UK
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Rhododendron elliottii
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date13 May, 2006
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, Washington, USA
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Rhododendron elliottii
Photo byRinus Manders
Date11 November, 2008
LocationTannock Glen Garden, Dunedin, New Zealand
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Rhododendron elliottii
Photo byHank Helm
Date
LocationHank Helm Garden, Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
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Rhododendron elliottii
Photo byRinus Manders
Date02 July, 2010
LocationLeith Hill Rhododendron Wood, Surrey, UK
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Rhododendron elliottii
Photo byRinus Manders
Date02 July, 2010
LocationLeith Hill Rhododendron Wood, Surrey, UK
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Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Hybrids / cultivars where R. elliottii is directly involved:     show indirect inv.
'All Alight', 1989, O'Rourke, H., Burnie, Tasmania, Australia'The Honourable Jean Marie de Montague' x R. elliottii
'Beefeater' (photoClick to see more information


Beefeater
), 1950, Hanger, F.E.W., RHS Garden, Wisley, Surrey, England
R. elliottii x 'Fusilier Group'
'Billy Budd' (photoClick to see more information


Billy Budd
), 1947, Hanger, F.E.W., RHS Garden, Wisley, Surrey, England
'May Day Group' x R. elliottii
'Biscuit Box' (photoClick to see more information


Biscuit Box
), 1950, Hanger, F.E.W., RHS Garden, Wisley, Surrey, England
R. fortunei ssp discolor x R. elliottii
'Coral Island', 1958, Hanger, F.E.W., RHS Garden, Wisley, Surrey, EnglandR. elliottii x 'Fabia'
'Degas', 1950, Hanger, F.E.W., RHS Garden, Wisley, Surrey, EnglandR. elliottii x R. haematodes ssp haematodes
'Delius', 1936, Aberconway, Lord, Bodnant, Tal-y-Cafn, Wales'Ouida Group' x R. elliottii
'Elros', 1934, Aberconway, Lord, Bodnant, Tal-y-Cafn, Wales'Eros Group' x R. elliottii
'Fort Bragg Glow' (photoClick to see more information


Fort Bragg Glow
), 1966, Druecker, J.S., Fort Bragg, CA, USA
'Ruby Bowman' x R. elliottii
'Fusilier' (photoClick to see more information


Fusilier
), 1938, Rothschild, Edmund Leopold de, Southampton, UK
R. elliottii x R. griersonianum
'Gaul', 1939, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK'Shilsonii Group' x R. elliottii
'Gaul Group', 1939, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK'Shilsonii Group' x R. elliottii
'Gaul Mastodon', 1958, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK'Shilsonii Group' x R. elliottii
'Gay Gordon', 1940, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK'Beau Brummell Group' x R. elliottii
'Gibraltar', unknown, , 'Bibiani' x R. elliottii
'Grenadier' (photoClick to see more information


Grenadier
), 1939, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK
'Moser's Maroon' x R. elliottii
'Helen Druecker' (photoClick to see more information


Helen Druecker
), Druecker, J.S., Fort Bragg, CA, USA
'Betty Wormald' x R. elliottii
'Idaho Group', 1941, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK'Dolly Group' x R. elliottii
'Jim Drewry' (photoClick to see more information


Jim Drewry
), 1969, Druecker, J.S., Fort Bragg, CA, USA
'Ruby Bowman' x R. elliottii
'Jutland' (photoClick to see more information


Jutland
), 1942, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK
R. elliottii x 'Bellerophon Group'
'Kilimanjaro' (photoClick to see more information


Kilimanjaro
), 1947, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK
R. elliottii x 'Dusky Maid Group'
'Kilimanjaro Group', 1947, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UKR. elliottii x 'Dusky Maid Group'
'Lady Dunleath', 1954, Dunleath, Lord, , R. arboreum ssp arboreum x R. elliottii
'Lanyon', 1958, Bolitho, Sir Edward, , R. haematodes ssp haematodes x R. elliottii
'Leo' (photoClick to see more information


Leo
), 1948, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK
'Britannia' x R. elliottii
'Leo Group', 1948, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK'Britannia' x R. elliottii
'Little Gem' (photoClick to see more information


Little Gem
), 1956, Whitney, William E., Brinnon, Washington, USA
'Carmen Group' x R. elliottii
'Live Embers', 1980, O'Rourke, H., Burnie, Tasmania, Australia'The Honourable Jean Marie de Montague' x R. elliottii
'Mouton Rothschild' (photoClick to see more information


Mouton Rothschild
), Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK
'Beau Brummell Group' x R. elliottii
'Nanceglos Group', 1945, Bolitho, Sir Edward, , R. elliottii x R. fortunei ssp fortunei
'Olympia Group', 1938, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK'Day Dream Group' x R. elliottii
'Peek-a-boo' (photoClick to see more information


Peek-a-boo
), 1975, Whitney, William E., Brinnon, Washington, USA
'Carmen x Moonstone Group' x R. elliottii
'Querida', 1952, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK'Red Knight' x R. elliottii
'Querida Group', 1952, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UKR. elliottii x ?
'Red Majesty' (photoClick to see more information


Red Majesty
), 1964, Larson, H.L., Tacoma, Washington, USA
R. elliottii x R. strigillosum
'Renhaven' (photoClick to see more information


Renhaven
), 1955, James Delbert W., Eugene, Oregon, USA
'Umpqua Chief' x R. elliottii
'Robert Balch', 1960, Balch, R.W., Parks & Garden Dept., Dunedin, New ZealandR. arboreum ssp zeylanicum x R. elliottii
'Royal Blood', 1947, Hanger, F.E.W., RHS Garden, Wisley, Surrey, EnglandR. elliottii x 'Rubens'
'Royal Fusilier', 1982, O'Rourke, H., Burnie, Tasmania, AustraliaR. arboreum ssp nilagiricum 'Noyo Chief' x R. elliottii
'Ruby Hart' (photoClick to see more information


Ruby Hart
), 1956, Whitney, William E., Brinnon, Washington, USA
'Carmen Group x Elizabeth Group' x R. elliottii
'Shellaby', 1958, Royal Horticultural Society, , R. elliottii x R. fortunei ssp fortunei
Hybrids where clones/selections of R. elliottii are involved (alphabetical per clone)
'Durango' (photoClick to see more information


Durango
), 1975, Goheen. Dr. David, Camas, Washington, USA
'Ruby Bowman' x R. elliottii 'War Paint'
'Umpqua Chief x War Paint', No hybridiser registered, , 'Umpqua Chief' x R. elliottii 'War Paint'


Indirect involvement of R. elliottii in cultivars: (cultivar = direct child/cultivar of elliottii)
'Ardent Beau', 1987, O'Rourke, H., Burnie, Tasmania, Australia'Billy Budd' x 'Etta Burrows'
'Hydon Ben', 1975, George A.F., Hydon Nursery, Godalming, Surrey, EnglandR. degronianum ssp yakushimanum x 'Billy Budd'
'Tornado', 1978, Boskoop, Research Center fo Arboreus Crops, Netherlands'Wilgen's Ruby x May Day Group' x 'Billy Budd'
'Summer Ivory' (photoClick to see more information


Summer Ivory
), 1993, Robinson, M.L.A., Forest Row, East Sussex, England
'Biscuit Box'
'Edmund de Rothschild', 1964, Rothschild, Edmund Leopold de, Southampton, UK'Fusilier' x 'Kilimanjaro'
'Iona Campagnolo' (photoClick to see more information


Iona Campagnolo
), 1986, Round, J., ,
'Etta Burrows' x 'Fusilier'
'Jalisco Eclips x Fusilier', No hybridiser registered, , 'Jalisco Eclipse' x 'Fusilier'
'Samurai', 1950, Brandt, Lester E., Tacoma, Washington, USAR. occidentale x 'Fusilier'
'Winkfield', 1958, Crown Estate Commissioners, Windsor, Berkshire, England'Fusilier' x 'Jalisco Elect'
'Fox Hunter' (photoClick to see more information


Fox Hunter
), 1967, Harrison, E.G.W.W., Bodmin, Cornwall, England
'Matador Group' x 'Gaul Group'
'Joan Scobie', 1972, Harrison, E.G.W.W., Bodmin, Cornwall, England'Matador Group' x 'Gaul Group'
'Fridtjof Nansen' (photo), 1970, Fleischmann, C., Wiesmoor, Ostfriesland, Germany'Gibraltar' x 'Cecile'
'Robert Koch' (photo), 1970, Fleischmann, C., Wiesmoor, Ostfriesland, Germany'Cecile' x 'Gibraltar'
'Dad's Bee', 1995, Berg, Warren, Port Ludlow, Washington, USA'Rosevallon' x 'Grenadier'
'Kismet', 1958, Henny, Rudolph, Brooks, Oregon, USA'Grenadier' x 'Pygmalion'
'Edmund de Rothschild', 1964, Rothschild, Edmund Leopold de, Southampton, UK'Fusilier' x 'Kilimanjaro'
'Pink Leopard', 1987, Drayson R.J.R, Wimborne, Dorset, England'Fred Wynniatt' x 'Kilimanjaro'
'Rubicon' (photoClick to see more information


Rubicon
), 1979, Gordon, R.C, ,
'Noyo Chief' x 'Kilimanjaro'
'Ed Farrow', 1960, Rothschild, Edmund Leopold de, Southampton, UKR. degronianum ssp yakushimanum x 'Kilimanjaro Group'
'Grains de Beauté', 1992, Colombel, Marc, Menez-Rohou, Fouesnant, France'Kernéostic' x 'Kilimanjaro Group'
'Hill's Bright Red' (photoClick to see more information


Hill's Bright Red
), 1988, Hill, W., Poulsbo, Washington, USA
'Elizabeth Group' x 'Kilimanjaro Group'
'Horizon Garnet' (photoClick to see more information


Horizon Garnet
), 1974, Brockenbrough, E.C, Bellevue, Washington, USA
'Anna' x 'Kilimanjaro Group'
'Lapoinya Panache', 1977, Elliott, James A., Astoria, Oregon, USA'Pink Albatross' x 'Kilimanjaro Group'
'Samtkrone', 1990, Hachmann, Hans, Barmstedt in Holstein, Germany'Tarantella' x 'Kilimanjaro Group'
'Black Magic' (photoClick to see more information


Black Magic
), 1982, Greer, Harold E., Eugene, Oregon, USA
'The Honourable Jean Marie de Montague' x 'Leo'
'Frank Galsworthy x Leo', No hybridiser registered, , 'Frank Galsworthy' x 'Leo'
'Doctor Denis Percell', 1971, Goodrich, J.M. (Jane) & Ray, Vienna, Virginia, USAR. maximum x 'Leo Group'
'Heat Wave', 1982, Greer, Harold E., Eugene, Oregon, USA'The Honourable Jean Marie de Montague' x 'Leo Group'
'Red Delicious', 1988, Greer, Harold E., Eugene, Oregon, USA'The Honourable Jean Marie de Montague' x 'Leo Group'
'Vallerie Kay', 1960, Freimann, Lev. Mrs., Bellingham, Washington, USAR. degronianum ssp yakushimanum x 'Leo Group'
'Whitney Late Red' (photoClick to see more information


Whitney Late Red
), 1973, Whitney, William E., Brinnon, Washington, USA
'Leo Group' x 'Britannia'
'Nick Anastos', 1995, Delp Weldon E., Harrisville, Pensylvania, USA'Anna Delp' x 'Little Gem'
'Radiant Heat', 1992, Delp Weldon E., Harrisville, Pensylvania, USA'Oh My!' x 'Little Gem'
'Bill Fee' (photoClick to see more information


Bill Fee
), 1988, Moyles, E.W., Oakland, California, USA
'arboreum x Elizabeth Group X arboreum' x 'Red Majesty'
'Royal Windsor', 1975, Crown Estate Commissioners, Windsor, Berkshire, England'Jutland Group' x 'Royal Blood'
'Stanley Rivlin', 1972, George A.F., Hydon Nursery, Godalming, Surrey, EnglandR. degronianum ssp yakushimanum x 'Royal Blood'
'Whitmoor', 1971, Crown Estate Commissioners, Windsor, Berkshire, England'Grenadine Group' x 'Royal Blood'
'Karminkissen', 1992, Hachmann, Holger, , 'Koichiro Wada' x 'Ruby Hart'
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