NEW ZEALAND RHODODENDRON ASSOCIATION (INC.)

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New Zealand Hybrids A - C

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Some of the information listed on these pages is provisional. Please contact the following persons with corrections:
Brian Coker email: b.hcoker@xtra.co.nz or Joy O’Keefe email: joybernie@gmail.com

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New Zealand Rhododendron Registrations 
 (including those registered directly with RHS)

Name Parentage Hybridiser / Raiser /
Introducer/ Named by /
 Registrant
 
R. 'Abigail Jury' yakushimanum X 'Dido' Jury, Mr F M   
R. 'Alice Hennessy' griffithianum X 'Irene Stead' Garbutt, Mr T A  
R. 'Allen Harris' 'Crest' x 'Yellow Creek' X unknown ARS seed exchange 1973 / Mr A Harris / Mrs I Harris  
R. 'Allen's Surprise' yakushimanum X unknown ARS seed exchange 1973 / Mr A Harris / Mrs I Harris  
R. 'Alpine Meadow' leucaspis selected seedling Balch, Robert Mr / Dunedin Rhododendron Group
R. 'Amber Dash' yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada' X open-pollinated seedling of 'Gold Mohur' Blumhardt, Mr Os  
R. 'Ambergris' 'Dido' X 'Fawn' USA seed / Mrs A M Coker / Mrs J M Kerr
R. 'Anne-Marie Sim ' 'Kotuku' (the maddenii selection) X maddenii Polyandrum Group Garbutt, Mr T A  
R. 'Apple Pie' Unknown. ARS seed exchange approx 1974 Henry, Mrs Irene  
R. 'Apricot Road' unknown (from ARS seed exchange 1973) Henry, Mrs Irene
R. 'Arctic Bear' decorum X diaprepes Gordon, Mr Ron C  
R. 'Arthur Ostler' 'Anna Rose Whitney'  X  'Mrs G W Leak' Ostler, Mr A  
R. 'Barbara Jury' maddenii X 'Sirius' Jury, Mr F M 
R. 'Barnsdale' 'Naomi Stella Maris' X 'Ilam Canary' White, T H N Mr / Mr Michael Hudson  
R. 'Barnsdale Deerbank' 'Antonio' X 'Barnsdale Pink' White, Mr T H N  
R. 'Barnsdale Glade' 'Antonio' X 'Barnsdale Pink' White, Mr T H N  
R. 'Barnsdale Pink' 'Naomi' Group X unknown White, Mr T H N  
R. 'Beaconsfield' 'Gwyneth Masters' open-pollinated Jago, Mrs Erica  
R. 'Beauty of Ben-Moi' macabeanum X 'Unique' NZRA / Mr Ian Gordon  
R. 'Ben Moi Bessie' 'Lemon lodge' X campylocarpum Gordon, Mr Ian / Sue Wagstaff  
R. 'Bernice' maddenii X 'Royal Flush Townhill' Jury, Mr F M 
R. 'Beverley Tasker' 'Dido' x 'Jalisco' X 'Yellow Creek'  Tasker, Mr H R
R. 'Birchfield' thought to be forrestii subsp. forrestii X arboreum subsp. delavayi McLaughlin, Mr C A / Dunedin Rhododendron Group  
R. 'Blue Mist' augustinii subsp. chasmanthum X maddenii 'Kotuku'  Balch, Mr Robert W /Mr C A McLaughlin / Dunedin Rhododendron Group
R. 'Brendon King' 'Elisabeth Hobbie' X 'Earl of Athlone' King, H W Mr / Mr S M King   
R. 'Brides' Blush' 'Lem's Cameo' X 'Apricot Sherbet' Hutchison, Mr Lew A  
R. 'Brilliant Abbé' ? X delavayi NZRA / Mrs R Pinney
R. 'Broderie Anglaise' 'Butter Brickle' X 'Noyo Chief' Sligh, Mr Barry  
R. 'Bruce Campbell' leucaspis X 'Lovelock' Campbell, Mr B W / Dunedin Rhododendron Group  
R. 'Bumblebee' 'Purple Splendour' X 'Blue Peter' King, L M Mr / Mr H W King / Mr S M King 
R. 'Butterfly Cream' 'Crest' X dichroanthum hybrid Sligh, Mr Barry  
R. 'Camelot Cream' 'Lem's Cameo' X 'Apricot Sherbet' Hutchison, Mr Lew A  
R. 'Camembert' 'Crest' X 'Whipped Cream' Sligh, Mr Barry  
R. 'Cameo Frost' 'Lem's Cameo' X 'Coker's Pink' Sligh, Mr Barry  
R. 'Cameo Pearl' 'Lem's Cameo' X 'Coker's Pink' Sligh, Mr Barry
R. 'Candy Cane' yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada' X unknown Pukeiti Rhododendron Trust / Mr G F Smith  
R. 'Cauldron' 'Rubicon' seedling X 'Kilimanjaro Pickerill, Dame Cecily / Mr Ron Gordon  
R. 'Chantilly Lace' Unknown. ARS seed exchange approx 1975 Henry, Mrs Irene  
R. 'Charisma' ciliicalyx KW20280 NZRA / Pukeiti Rhododendron Trust
R. 'Christabel Tomes' 'Tacoma' X pink Loderi seedling Glennie, Mr W E  
R. 'Christine Denz' maddenii X 'Sirius' Jury, Mr F M   
R. 'City of Dunedin' yakushimanum FCC 'Koichiro Wada' X 'Red Cloud' Hughes, Mrs Margaret / Dunedin Botanic Gardens
R. 'Cliff Blaikie' yakushimanum X 'Noyo Chief' Garbutt, Mr T A  
R. 'Coconut Ice' yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada' X ? aberconwayi Pukeiti Rhododendron Trust / Mr G F Smith  
R. 'Coker's Choice' 'Ivan D Wood' X Coker's Pink' Coker, Mr Ron J  
R. 'Coker's Misty Dawn' yakushimanum X 'Edith Carey' Coker, Mrs Mollie / Mr Ron Coker  
R. 'Coker's Pink' unknown Coker, Mrs A M  
R. 'College Pink' 'Noyo Chief' X unknown NZRA / Pukeiti Rhododendron Trust
R. 'Coral Queen' 'King of Shrubs'  X 'Fawn' x 'Dido' Coker, Mrs A M
R. 'Cream Delight' chance burmanicum hybrid Campbell, Mr Bruce W  
R. 'Cream Supreme' 'Colonel Coen' X unknown Hutchison, Mr Lew A
R. 'Cream Surprise' 'Cream Glory' X 'Apricot Sherbert' Hutchison, Mr Lew A  

 

Unregistered New Zealand Hybrids

Name Parentage Hybridiser/Raiser/Introducer/
Named by
 
R.'Alec Holmes' yakushimanum x unknown Mr and Mrs A.G. Holmes  
R.augustinii
'Glenfalloch Form'
R. 'Glenfalloch' Otago  
R. augustinii 'JE Form' Selection J. E. Edmonston  
R. augustinii 'Medlicott Form'   Dr and Mrs Nan Medlicott
R. 'Barnsdale Park' ‘Antonio’ x ‘Barnsdale Pink’ Mr T. H. N. White  
R. 'Ben Rayner' Unknown NZRA raised seedling  
R. 'Bennett’s Seedling' ‘Loderi' x ‘Beauty of Littleworth’ Mr Bennett Dunedin  
R. 'Bernard' Unknown Maybe Bernie Hollard  
R. 'Birlington' maddenii subsection hybrid R. Maybe by Mrs Boswell  
R. 'Bonnie Doone' Maybe ‘Gold Mohur’ x ‘Ilam Apricot’  
R. 'Canary Song' yakushimanum x  ‘Ilam Apricot’ Colin Spicer
R. 'Catherine Collier' rhabdotum x ‘Tupare’ Gordon Collier  
R. 'Catherine Trott' yakushimanum x dichroanthum A. Trott  
R. 'Coker’s Summertime' Unknown R. J. Coker  
R. 'Coralee' ‘Noyo Chief’ x yakushimanum    
R. 'Cornubia x grande   Intro. By Westhurst Nursery  
R. 'C.O.S.' Chance maddenii seedling George Huthnance  
R. 'Cream Silk' Selected form of ciliicalyx    
R. 'Cross Hills Lemon' ‘Hotei' x (‘Letty Edwards’ x ‘Hawk’) Cross Hills 
R. 'Cyril King' Unknown Possibly R & J Yeates