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R. cumberlandense

SubgenusPentanthera
SectionPentanthera
SubsectionPentantheraClick to see all Pentanthera
Synonyms
R. bakeri   (Lemmon
W.P. Lemmon
(0-0)
Botanical-short: Lemmon
)
In cultivation since: 1950

First described: 1941, (Braun
Emma Lucy Braun
(1889-1971)
USA, Cincinnati, Ohio
Botanical-short: Braun
)

Origin: Adjoining areas in Kentucky, Virginia, Tennessee to Georgia, Alabama and W. North Carolina +900 meter

Corolla: tubular funnel-shaped
Leaves: unknown

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

Winter: deciduous
Bloomtime: very late
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)


Predominant color: orange

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
: 200 cm. (7ft.)

Registered
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on hirstum.info: 31
R. cumberlandense per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

Finland : 13
Canada : 7
United States : 5
Netherlands : 4
France : 1
Estonia : 1

Common names
Cumberland Azalea


Clones / selections
'Balls of Fire', 1985, Carlson's Gardens, (Bob & Janice Carlson), South Salem, New York, USA
'Camps Red', unknown, ,
'Firecracker', No hybridiser registered, ,
'Little's Orange Pink', 1994, Little, P.L., Piping Tree Gardens, Beaverdam, Virgina, USA
'Scarlet Salute', 1962, Leach, Dr. David G., North Madison, Ohio, USA
'Sunlight', 1968, Hill, J.W. Mrs., ,


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Rhododendron cumberlandense
Photo byHank Helm
Date07 June, 2014
LocationPrivate garden, Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
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Rhododendron cumberlandense
Photo byHank Helm
Date07 June, 2013
LocationHank Helm Garden, Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
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Rhododendron cumberlandense
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Date22 June, 2006
LocationGregory Bald, Smoky MountainsTennessee-North Carolina border, USA
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Rhododendron cumberlandense
Photo byCoen Zonneveld
Date
LocationPrivate garden, Diepenveen, Netherlands
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Rhododendron cumberlandense
Photo byCoen Zonneveld
Date
LocationPrivate garden, Diepenveen, Netherlands
Rhododendron cumberlandense
Photo byDavid Fischer
Date03 July, 2011
Locationprivate garden Wiscasset, Maine, US
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Rhododendron cumberlandense
Photo byTijs Huisman
Date01 June, 2007
Location
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Rhododendron cumberlandense
Photo fo R. bakeri
Photo byMihkel Saar
Date06 July, 2009
LocationHansaplant, Harjumaa , Estonia
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Rhododendron cumberlandense
R. bakeri
Photo byRobert Day
Date
Locationprivate garden Kalamazoo, MI, USA
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Rhododendron cumberlandense
R. bakeri
Photo byRobert Day
Date
Locationprivate garden Kalamazoo, MI, USA
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Rhododendron cumberlandense
98,059 A
Photo byHank Helm
Date
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, WA, USA
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Rhododendron cumberlandense
photo of R. bakeri
Photo byEverard Daniel
Date18 June, 2004
LocationLeonardslee/Loder Plants, Sussex, UK
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Rhododendron cumberlandense
photo of R. bakeri
Photo byEverard Daniel
Date10 June, 2003
LocationLeonardslee/Loder Plants, Sussex, UK
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Rhododendron cumberlandense
photo of R. bakeri
Photo byEverard Daniel
Date
LocationLeonardslee/Loder Plants, Sussex, UK
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Rhododendron cumberlandense
Photo byHank Helm
Date07 June, 2013
LocationHank Helm Garden, Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
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Rhododendron cumberlandense
Fall leaves
Photo byHank Helm
Date14 October, 2012
LocationHank Helm Garden, Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
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cumberlandense 'Sunlight'
Rhododendron cumberlandense
Photo byEverard Daniel
Date18 June, 2004
LocationLeonardslee/Loder Plants, Sussex, UK
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cumberlandense 'Sunlight'
Rhododendron cumberlandense
Photo byEverard Daniel
Date04 July, 2003
LocationLeonardslee/Loder Plants, Sussex, UK
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cumberlandense 'Firecracker'
Rhododendron cumberlandense
Photo byDavid C. Royster
Date22 May, 2009
LocationCharlotte, NC, USA
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cumberlandense 'Firecracker'
Rhododendron cumberlandense
Photo byDavid C. Royster
Date22 May, 2009
LocationCharlotte, NC, USA
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Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Hybrids / cultivars where R. cumberlandense is directly involved:     show indirect inv.
'A Fine Romance', 1992, Carlson's Gardens, (Bob & Janice Carlson), South Salem, New York, USAR. cumberlandense x R. arborescens
'After All', 1992, Carlson's Gardens, (Bob & Janice Carlson), South Salem, New York, USAR. cumberlandense x R. arborescens
'Ain't She Sweet', 1992, Carlson's Gardens, (Bob & Janice Carlson), South Salem, New York, USAR. cumberlandense x R. arborescens
'Alhambra', 1974, Gable, J.B., Stewartstown, Pennsylvania, USAR. cumberlandense x ?
'Altanuwa', 1986, Holmsomback, O., , R. cumberlandense x R. viscosum
'Cagle Nocturne', 1986, Schild, J.E., Hixson, Tennessee, USAR. arborescens x R. cumberlandense
'Calicoette', 1965, Frisbie, L.F., Tacoma, Washington, USA'Coquille' x R. cumberlandense
'Carlson's Postscript Group', Carlson's Gardens, (Bob & Janice Carlson), South Salem, New York, USAR. cumberlandense x R. arborescens
'Coloratura', 1961, Leach, Dr. David G., North Madison, Ohio, USAR. cumberlandense x R. arborescens
'Cumberland Cheer', 1986, Schild, J.E., Hixson, Tennessee, USAR. arborescens x R. cumberlandense
'Cumberland Gold', 1986, Schild, J.E., Hixson, Tennessee, USAR. cumberlandense x R. arborescens
'cumberlandense x occidentale', No hybridiser registered, , R. cumberlandense x R. occidentale
'cumberlandense x prunifolium', No hybridiser registered, , R. cumberlandense x R. prunifolium
'Echoes of Spring', 1992, Carlson's Gardens, (Bob & Janice Carlson), South Salem, New York, USAR. cumberlandense x R. arborescens
'Echoes of You', 1992, Carlson's Gardens, (Bob & Janice Carlson), South Salem, New York, USAR. cumberlandense x R. arborescens
'Falling in Love', 1985, Carlson's Gardens, (Bob & Janice Carlson), South Salem, New York, USAR. cumberlandense x R. arborescens
'Fine and Dandy', 1992, Carlson's Gardens, (Bob & Janice Carlson), South Salem, New York, USAR. cumberlandense x R. arborescens
'Golden Showers', 1963, Mezitt, E.V., Weston Nurseries, Hopkinton, Massachusetts, USAR. viscosum x R. cumberlandense
'Klokke Roeland', 1994, de Clercq, L., , R. cumberlandense x R. arborescens
'Lady Marmalade', 1992, Carlson's Gardens, (Bob & Janice Carlson), South Salem, New York, USAR. cumberlandense x R. arborescens
'Lemon Rind', 1964, Herbert, C., , R. arborescens x R. cumberlandense
'Let's Dance', 1992, Carlson's Gardens, (Bob & Janice Carlson), South Salem, New York, USAR. cumberlandense x R. arborescens
'occidentale x cumberlandense', No hybridiser registered, , R. occidentale x R. cumberlandense
'Pink Puff' (photoClick to see more information


Pink Puff
), 1961, Leach, Dr. David G., North Madison, Ohio, USA
R. cumberlandense x R. arborescens
'Queen Mum', 1994, de Clercq, L., , R. cumberlandense x R. arborescens
'Rocky River Red', 1986, Schild, J.E., Hixson, Tennessee, USAR. cumberlandense x R. arborescens
'S Wonderful', 1992, Carlson's Gardens, (Bob & Janice Carlson), South Salem, New York, USAR. cumberlandense x R. arborescens
'Salmon and Delilah', 1992, Carlson's Gardens, (Bob & Janice Carlson), South Salem, New York, USAR. cumberlandense x R. arborescens
'Salmon Chanted Evening', 1992, Carlson's Gardens, (Bob & Janice Carlson), South Salem, New York, USAR. cumberlandense x R. arborescens
'Sofie de Clercq', 1994, de Clercq, L., , R. cumberlandense x R. occidentale
'Summer Heat', 1984, Schild, J.E., Hixson, Tennessee, USA'cumberlandense x prunifolium' x R. cumberlandense
'Sweet Memories', 1992, Carlson's Gardens, (Bob & Janice Carlson), South Salem, New York, USAR. cumberlandense x R. arborescens
'Tagu', 1985, Holmsomback, O., , R. cumberlandense x R. viscosum
'Tamsen Donner', 1965, Frisbie, L.F., Tacoma, Washington, USAR. cumberlandense x R. occidentale 'Rogue River Bell'
'Weston's Parade' (photoClick to see more information


Weston's Parade
), 1985, Mezitt, E.V., Weston Nurseries, Hopkinton, Massachusetts, USA
R. cumberlandense x R. viscosum
Hybrids where clones/selections of R. cumberlandense are involved (alphabetical per clone)
'July Jester' (photoClick to see more information


July Jester
), 1961, Leach, Dr. David G., North Madison, Ohio, USA
R. prunifolium 'S.D. Coleman' x R. cumberlandense 'Scarlet Salute'
'Tang' (photoClick to see more information


Tang
), 1952, Leach, Dr. David G., North Madison, Ohio, USA
R. cumberlandense 'Scarlet Salute' x 'Red King'


Indirect involvement of R. cumberlandense in cultivars: (cultivar = direct child/cultivar of cumberlandense)
'Glenwood Glow', 1975, Lewis, G.D, Montpelier, Vermont, USA'Alhambra' x R. prinophyllum
'Oryx' (photo), 1959, Waterer, H. (Knaphill), Woking, Surrey (Knaphill), UK'cumberlandense x occidentale' x 'Kilauea'
'Summer Heat', 1984, Schild, J.E., Hixson, Tennessee, USA'cumberlandense x prunifolium' x R. cumberlandense
'Washington State Centennial' (photo), 1989, Mossman, F. D., Vancouver, Washington, USA'occidentale x cumberlandense' x 'Santiam'
'Millennium' (photo), 1973, Mezitt, E.V., Weston Nurseries, Hopkinton, Massachusetts, USA'Weston's Sparkler' x 'Weston's Parade'
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