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R. mucronatum var mucronatum

SubgenusTsutsusi
SectionTsutsusi
Subsection
Synonyms
R. argyi
R. burnannii
R. ledifolium
R. rosmarinifolium
In cultivation since: 1882

First described: 1837, (Turcz.
Nicolai Stepanovitch Turczaninow
(1796-1863)
Nikitovka, Russia
Botanical-short: Turcz.
)

Origin: E. Siberia, China, Mongolia, Korea, Japan 300-1700 meter

Corolla: funnel-shaped
Leaves: elliptic to lanceolate

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

Winter: partly deciduous
Bloomtime: early
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: white

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
: 120 cm. (4ft.)

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

Netherlands : 2
Canada : 1
Germany : 1
France : 1



Natural Hybrids
pulchrum =(mucronatum var mucronatum x indicum var formosanum)

Clones / selections
'Album Insigne', 1847, Germany, ,
'Bulstrode', Sunningdale Nursery, ,
'Edward Bok', 1952, National Trust for Scotland, ,
'Lilacinum', 1852, unknown, ,
'Winter Sunset', unknown, ,


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Rhododendron mucronatum var mucronatum
Photo byA. J. Laros
Date03 May, 2014
LocationPlantentuin Esveld, Boskoop, Netherlands
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mucronatum var mucronatum 'Lilacinum'
Rhododendron mucronatum var mucronatum
Photo byDidier Willery
Date25 May, 2012
LocationLe jardin du Vasterival
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mucronatum var mucronatum 'Bulstrode'
Rhododendron mucronatum var mucronatum
Photo byRinus Manders
Date19 May, 2014
LocationHolehird Garden, Windermere, Cumbria, UK
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mucronatum var mucronatum 'Bulstrode'
Rhododendron mucronatum var mucronatum
Photo byRinus Manders
Date19 May, 2014
LocationHolehird Garden, Windermere, Cumbria, UK
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mucronatum var mucronatum 'Bulstrode'
Rhododendron mucronatum var mucronatum
Photo byDidier Willery
Date25 May, 2012
LocationLe jardin du Vasterival
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Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Hybrids / cultivars where R. mucronatum var mucronatum is directly involved:     show indirect inv.
'Album Maculatum', 1958, No hybridiser registered, , R. mucronatum var mucronatum x ?
'Alight', 1948, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. mucronatum var mucronatum x 'Kagetsu'
'Allure', 1948, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. simsii var simsii x R. mucronatum var mucronatum
'Arctic Fox' (photoClick to see more information


Arctic Fox
), 1998, Cox, P.A. & K.N.E., Glendoick, Scotland
'Panda' x R. mucronatum var mucronatum
'August to Frost' (photoClick to see more information


August to Frost
), 1940, Matlack, M. B., ,
R. mucronatum var mucronatum x ?
'Baby's Blush', 1985, Carlson's Gardens, (Bob & Janice Carlson), South Salem, New York, USAR. mucronatum var mucronatum x ?
'Cadenza', 1948, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. mucronatum var mucronatum x 'Shinnyo-no-tsuki'
'Cascade' (photoClick to see more information


Cascade
), 1953, Shammarello, A.M, Euclid, Ohio, USA
R. yedoense var poukhanense x R. mucronatum var mucronatum
'Corry' (photoClick to see more information


Corry
), 1962, Gartrell, R. D., Highland Farms, Black Mountain, North Carolina, USA
R. mucronatum var mucronatum x 'Heiwa'
'Crinoline' (photoClick to see more information


Crinoline
), 1948, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USA
R. mucronatum var mucronatum x 'Kagetsu'
'Dawning', 1949, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. mucronatum var mucronatum x R. simsii var simsii
'Delaware Valley White' (photoClick to see more information


Delaware Valley White
), 1958, Delaware Valley Nursery, ,
R. mucronatum var mucronatum x ?
'Dowager' (photoClick to see more information


Dowager
), 1948, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USA
R. mucronatum var mucronatum x 'Fukuju'
'Dream' (photoClick to see more information


Dream
), 1947, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USA
R. simsii var simsii x R. mucronatum var mucronatum
'Early Erroll', 1985, Carlson's Gardens, (Bob & Janice Carlson), South Salem, New York, USAR. mucronatum var mucronatum x ?
'Early Lavender', 1958, No hybridiser registered, , R. mucronatum var mucronatum x R. simsii var simsii
'Echo', 1948, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. simsii var simsii x R. mucronatum var mucronatum
'Elegans', 1848, Standish & Noble, Bagshot, Surrey, EnglandR. mucronatum var mucronatum x R. simsii var simsii
'Everest' (photoClick to see more information


Everest
), Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USA
R. mucronatum var mucronatum x 'Shinnyo-no-tsuki'
'Frosty Morn', 1966, Van de Ven, H., , R. mucronatum var mucronatum x 'Blaauw's Pink'
'Hatsu-shimo', 1929, Japan, , no hybridiser registrationR. mucronatum var mucronatum x R. indicum
'Iceberg', 1940, Deerfield Nurseries, , R. mucronatum var mucronatum x 'Hinodegiri'
'Iceland', 1940, Deerfield Nurseries, , R. mucronatum var mucronatum x 'Hinodegiri'
'Joseph Haydn', 1938, Vuyk van Nes, , R. mucronatum var mucronatum x 'J.C. van Tol'
'Lacteolum Striatum', 1848, van Geert, J., , R. mucronatum var mucronatum x ?
'Laurelwood Snow Bunting', 1960, Knippenberg, Mrs. J. F., , R. mucronatum var mucronatum x 'Bric-ā-brac'
'Ledikanense' (photoClick to see more information


Ledikanense
), 1945, Kavka, B., Pruhonice, Czech Republic
R. yedoense var poukhanense x R. mucronatum var mucronatum
'Madame Butterfly' (photoClick to see more information


Madame Butterfly
), 1940, Deerfield Nurseries, ,
'Fedora' x R. mucronatum var mucronatum
'Martha Hitchcock' (photoClick to see more information


Martha Hitchcock
), 1948, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USA
R. mucronatum var mucronatum x 'Shinnyo-no-tsuki'
'Meteor', 1948, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. mucronatum var mucronatum x 'Kagetsu'
'Moonstone', 1948, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. mucronatum var mucronatum x 'Fukuju'
'Mrs Van de Ven', 1966, Van de Ven, H., , R. mucronatum var mucronatum x 'Blaauw's Pink'
'mucronatum x Vittatum', No hybridiser registered, , R. mucronatum var mucronatum x R. simsii var simsii 'Vittatum'
'Niphetos', 1948, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. mucronatum var mucronatum x 'Fukuju'
'Nocturne', 1948, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. mucronatum var mucronatum x 'Shinnyo-no-tsuki'
'Novelty', 1948, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. mucronatum var mucronatum x 'Kagetsu'
'Pagentry', 1935, Coolidge Rare Plant gardens, , R. mucronatum var mucronatum x ?
'Paladin', 1948, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. mucronatum var mucronatum x 'Shinnyo-no-tsuki'
'Perla Rosa' (photoClick to see more information


Perla Rosa
), 1982, Boskoop, Research Center fo Arboreus Crops, Netherlands
R. mucronatum var mucronatum x R. ciliatum
'Picotee' (photoClick to see more information


Picotee
), 1958, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USA
R. mucronatum var mucronatum x 'Vittatum x Kagetsu'
'Pilgrim', 1941, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. mucronatum var mucronatum x 'Maxwellii'
'Progress', 1948, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. mucronatum var mucronatum x 'Keisetsu'
'Quakeress' (photoClick to see more information


Quakeress
), 1947, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USA
R. mucronatum var mucronatum x R. simsii var simsii 'Vittatum'
'Ralph', 1966, Van de Ven, H., , R. mucronatum var mucronatum x 'Blaauw's Pink'
'Safrano', 1948, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. mucronatum var mucronatum x 'Vittatum x Keisetsu'
'Satyr' (photoClick to see more information


Satyr
), 1948, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USA
R. mucronatum var mucronatum x 'Kagetsu'
'Scherzo', 1948, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. mucronatum var mucronatum x 'Fukuju'
'Serenity', 1941, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. simsii var simsii x R. mucronatum var mucronatum
'Snowwhite' (photoClick to see more information


Snowwhite
), 1950, USDA, Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, Maryland, USA
R. mucronatum var mucronatum x 'Snow'
'Vespers', 1948, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. mucronatum var mucronatum x 'Kaigetsu'
'Viola' (photoClick to see more information


Viola
), 1058, Gable, J.B., Stewartstown, Pennsylvania, USA
R. yedoense var poukhanense x R. mucronatum var mucronatum
'Vittatum x mucronatum', No hybridiser registered, , R. simsii var simsii 'Vittatum' x R. mucronatum var mucronatum
'White Pearl', 1937, Wada, K., Hakonea Nursery, Numazu, JapanR. scabrum ssp scabrum x R. mucronatum var mucronatum
'Zero', 1941, Deerfield Nurseries, , 'Hinodegiri' x R. mucronatum var mucronatum
Hybrids where clones/selections of R. mucronatum var mucronatum are involved (alphabetical per clone)
'Cavatina', 1948, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. mucronatum var mucronatum 'Lilacinum' x 'Mrs Carmichael'
'Georgia Giant', 1971, Harris, J.O., Lawrenceville, Georgia, USAR. austrinum 'Moonbeam' x R. mucronatum var mucronatum 'Lilacinum'
'Lilacinum x Willy', No hybridiser registered, , R. mucronatum var mucronatum 'Lilacinum' x 'Willy'
'Rain Fire', 1970, Harris, J.O., Lawrenceville, Georgia, USAR. austrinum 'Moonbeam' x R. mucronatum var mucronatum 'Lilacinum'
'Simplicity', 1947, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. mucronatum var mucronatum 'Lilacinum' x 'Willy'
'Valkyrie', 1947, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. mucronatum var mucronatum 'Lilacinum' x 'Willy'
'Zingari', 1947, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. mucronatum var mucronatum 'Lilacinum' x 'Willy'


Indirect involvement of R. mucronatum var mucronatum in cultivars: (cultivar = direct child/cultivar of mucronatum var mucronatum)
'Dream x Blizzard', unknown, , 'Dream' x 'Blizzard'
'Panda' (photo), 1973, Cox, Peter A., Glendoick, Scotland'Everest' x R. kiusianum var kiusianum
'Abbott', 1947, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. indicum x 'Hatsu-shimo'
'Astra' (photo), 1947, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. indicum x 'Hatsu-shimo'
'Delilah', Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. indicum x 'Hatsu-shimo'
'Hatsu-shimo x Tama-sugata', No hybridiser registered, , 'Hatsu-shimo' x 'Tama-sugata'
'Margaret Douglas' (photo), 1964, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USAR. indicum x 'Hatsu-shimo'
'Oh Nuts', 1984, Hager, D., Hager Nurseries, Spotsylvania, Virginia, USA'Harbinger' x 'Hatsu-shimo'
'Ranger', 1941, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USA'Shishu' x 'Hatsu-shimo'
'Galathea', 1970, Matouš, J, , 'Ledikanense' x
'Kleopatra', 1964, Matouš, J, , 'Ledikanense' x 'Hexe'
'Peppina' (photo), 1991, Hachmann, Holger, , 'Königstein' x 'Ledikanense'
'Debbie Beth' (photo), 1993, Clagett, W.L. (Buck), USA, Derwood, Maryland'Elsie Lee' x 'Martha Hitchcock'
'Holly Springs Lady Godiva', 1985, Vines,R.C., Amelia Island, Florida, USA'Martha Hitchcock' x 'Shimmer'
'Holly Springs Redskins', 1984, Vines,R.C., Amelia Island, Florida, USA'Amagasa' x 'Martha Hitchcock'
'Jay Valentine', 1995, Harris, J.O., Lawrenceville, Georgia, USA'Martha Hitchcock' x 'Amagasa'
'Joe's Charmer', 1971, Folding, J., , 'Martha Hitchcock' x 'James Gable'
'Joe's Showprice', 1971, Folding, J., , 'Martha Hitchcock' x 'James Gable'
'Joe's White', 1971, Folding, J., , 'Martha Hitchcock' x 'James Gable'
'Lady Godiva', 1990, Vines,R.C., Amelia Island, Florida, USA'Martha Hitchcock' x 'Shimmer'
'Mary Helen' (photo), 1948, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USA'mucronatum x Vittatum' x 'Kagetsu'
'Holly Springs Amaretto', 1990, Vines,R.C., Amelia Island, Florida, USA'Vespers' x 'Copperman'
'Obsession', 1990, Vines,R.C., Amelia Island, Florida, USA'Vespers' x 'Copperman'
'Badinage', 1965, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USA'Vittatum x mucronatum' x 'kaempferi x Shinnyo-no-tsuki'
'Lillie Maude', 1948, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USA'Vittatum x mucronatum' x 'Shinnyo-no-tsuki'
'Louise Dowdle' (photo), 1948, Morrison, B.Y., Pass Christian, Mississippi, USA'Vittatum x mucronatum' x 'Shinnyo-no-tsuki'
'White Star', 1994, USDA, Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, Maryland, USA'Vittatum x mucronatum' x 'Kagetsu'
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