NEW ZEALAND RHODODENDRON ASSOCIATION (INC.)

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New Zealand Hybrids N - s

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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. 'Netta' 'Medusa' X 'Purple Splendour' Perrott, Mr Euan / Mr Glyn Church, Woodleigh Nursery  
R. 'Neville's Surprise' unknown Cleland, Mr Neville  
R. 'New Plymouth City' griersonianum X grande Jury, Mr Les / S J & E R Rowe, Huthnance Nurseries  
R. 'Ngaere' I'mpi' X yakushimanum Adams, Mrs Ngaere / Mr Keith Adams  
R. 'Norrie King' 'Mrs G W Leak' X decorum(pink form) King, L M Mr / Mr H W King / Mr S M King   
R. 'Olivia Coker' 'Ivan D Wood' X Coker's Pink' Coker, Mr Ron J  
R. 'Olwen's Dream' 'Pacific Queen' X wardii Grant, Mrs Gwen / Mr & Mrs L A Grant
R. 'Opal Dawn' davidsonianum 'Exbury Pink' X 'Countess of Haddington' Gordon, Mr Ron C
R. 'Orange Fizz' Unknown. ARS seed exchange approx 1976 Henry, Mrs Irene  
R. 'Orchard' griersonianum X 'Ilam Alarm' Stead, Mr Edgar  
R. 'Orchard Gold' 'Honey Glow' X 'Crest' Grant, Mrs Gwen / Mr & Mrs L A Grant
R. 'Orchard Road' 'Pacific Queen' X wardii Grant, Mrs Gwen / Mr & Mrs L A Grant
R. 'Orton Bradley' ciliicalyx X unknown Boswell, Mrs E M / Mr Brian Morris / Canterbury Rhododendron Society  
R. 'Pacific Princess' 'King of Shrubs' X 'Fawn' x 'Dido' Coker, Mrs A M (from USA seed)  
R. 'Pacific Queen' unknown Coker, Mrs A M  
R. 'Pazzazz' 'Viennese Waltz' X 'Kubla Khan' Sligh, Mr Barry  
R. 'Pearly Queen' halopeanum X unknown Pukeiti Rhododendron Trust / Mr G F Smith  
R. 'Peggy's Sister' campylocarpum X 'Peggy' Yeates, Dr John / Mr Ron Gordon  
R. 'Pelican' 'Coker's Pink' X 'Lem's Cameo' Sligh, Mr Barry  
R. 'Peppy' 'Hotei' X 'Colonel Coen' Hutchison, Mr Lew A  
R. 'Petticoat Lane' 'Butter Brickle' X 'Noyo Chief' Sligh, Mr Barry
R. 'Phantom' griffithianum seedling Coker, Mrs A M  
R. 'Phillipa J ' wardii (Rock form) open-pollinated Jago, Mrs Erica  
R. 'Pines' griersonianum X 'Ilam Alarm' Stead, Mr E / G F Smith Pukeiti Rhododendron Trust  
R. 'Pink Frills' macabeanum X unknown Huthnance, Mr George   
R. 'Pink Porcelain' 'Kew Pearl' X yakushimanum Burwell, Mr A H   
R. 'Posy' yakushimanum X 'College Pink' Gordon, Mr Ron C
R. 'Pretty Jessica' 'Lem's Cameo' X 'Coker's Pink' Sligh, Mr Barry  
R. 'Pride of Glenrose' unknown Glennie, Mr W E  
R. 'Pukeiti' giganteum KW 21498  Pukeiti Rhododendron Trust  
R. 'Pukeiti Anniversary' 'Mai Tai' X 'Nancy Evans' Sligh, Mr Barry
R. 'Quick Flick' 'Autumn Gold' X 'Dido' Coker, Mr Ron J /Brian & Helen Coker  
R. 'Red Dazzle' arboreum X 'Ivery's Scarlet Hansen, Mr J ? / Mr G Huthnance / S J & E R Rowe, Huthnance Nurseries  
R. 'Regal Lace' 'Lem's Cameo' X 'Coker's Pink' Sligh, Mr Barry  
R. 'Robert Balch' arboreum subsp. zeylanicum X elliottii KW 19083 Balch, Mr Robert W / Dunedin Botanic Gardens/ Dunedin Rhododendron Group
R. 'Ron Coker' open pollinated 'Loderi' Coker, Mrs A M / Mr Barry Sligh  
R. 'Rongo-iti Ruby' Kilimanjaro' X elliottii Gordon, Mr Ron C  
R. 'Rose Imp' yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada' X unknown Pukeiti Rhododendron Trust / Mr G F Smith  
R. 'Rosebird' selected form of russatum Dunedin Rhododendron Group
R. 'Rothesay' ciliicaylx open pollinated Campbell, Mr Bruce W
R. 'Rowallan Surprise' unknown Deans, Mr Douglas  
R. 'Rubicon' 'Noyo Chief' X 'Kilimanjaro' Gordon, Mr Ron C
R. 'Sarita Coker' 'Sarita Loder' X 'King of Shrubs' Holmes, Mr A G  / Mollie Coker  
R. 'Satin Cloud' yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada' X unknown Pukeiti Rhododendron Trust / Mr G F Smith  
R. 'Scarlett King' griersonianum X 'Ilam Alarm' Stead, Mr Edgar
R. 'September Snow' leucaspis X edgeworthii Campbell, Mr Bruce W  
R. 'Sheila McLeod' 'Lem's Cameo' X 'Alice Hennessy' Garbutt, Mr T A  
R. 'Simbu Goldstrike' 'Simbu Sunset' selfed Gray, Mr Alan / Graham Smith, Pukeiti Rhododendron Trust  
R. 'Sir Edmund Hillary' selected form of arboreum subsp. Arboreum Heritage Park Rhododendron Charitable Trust  
R. 'Sir Russell Matthews' arboreum subsp. delavayi X 'Kilimanjaro' Gordon, Mr Ron C / Pukeiti Rhododendron Trust / Mr G F Smith  
R. 'Smarty Pants' 'Lem's Cameo' X 'Coker's Pink' Sligh, Mr Barry  
R. 'Smoked Salmon' 'Lem's Cameo' X 'Coker's Pink' Sligh, Mr Barry
R. 'Snow Crown' lindleyi x 'Victorianum' X lindleyi x 'Victorianum' Davies, Dr Susan E / Mr Barry Sligh, Taunton Gardens  
R. 'Snow Mantle' dalhousiae X 'Fragrantissimum' Gordon, Mr Ron C  
R. 'Sockeye' 'Ilam Cerise' x 'Ilam Yellow' X 'Ilam Orange' x 'Ilam Cerise' Gordon, Mr Ron C  
R. 'Soft Shadows' yakushimanum X argyrophyllum Jury, Mr F M   
R. 'Spiced Honey' macabeanum X 'Unique' NZRA / Mr & Mrs L A Grant / Mr G F Smith Pukeiti Rhododendron Trust
R. 'Spiced Ice' probably a selection from maddenii subsp. crassum Stewart, D A   
R. 'Spicil' scabrifolium var. spiciferum X 'Cilpinense' Dunedin Botanic Gardens / Mr Heaton Rutland / Dunedin Rhododendron Group  
R. 'Spring Girl' 'Mrs W C Slocock' X 'Cowslip' Boswell, Mrs E M / Mr Barry Sligh, Taunton Gardens  
R. 'Stead’s Best' nuttallii X lindleyi Stead, Mr Edgar / University of Canterbury  
R. 'Stonelaw' edgeworthii X burmanicum Dunedin Botanic Gardens / Mr C A McLaughlin / Dunedin Rhododendron Group
R. 'Sunday Gloves' 'Viennese Waltz' X yakushimanum Sligh, Mr Barry  
R. 'Sunset Lake' griersonianum X arboreum x decorum Blumhardt, Mr Os  
R. 'Sunset Queen' griersonianum X arboreum x decorum Blumhardt, Mr Os  
R. 'Superman' 'Metternianum' X unknown Boswell, Mrs E M / Mr Barry Sligh, Taunton Gardens

 

Unregistered New Zealand Hybrids

Name Parentage Hybridiser/Raiser/Introducer/
Named by
 
R. Nancy Borthwick' ‘Dido’ x ‘Ilam Apricot’ Hyb. NZRA; R. Mr Pat Borthwick  
R. Nancy Leigh' Unknown Mrs Irene Henry   
R. 'Nosegay' Unknown Unknown  
R. 'Nutress' griersonianum x ‘Ilam Alarm’    
R. 'Olwen’s Dream ‘Pacific Queen’ x wardii  Mrs. Gwen Grant and Mr L Grant'
R. Pania dichroanthum x unknown    
R. 'Peggy Yeates' Unknown Hyb. J. Yeates; N. Ken Burns  
R. 'Persian Lady' Same plant as ‘Gordon Valley Supreme’  Int. Ewan Perrott  
R. 'Pink Cushion' yakushimanum F.C.C. x ‘Mayday’ Names by Ron Gordon  
R. 'Pink Honner' Unknown Honner Family  
R. 'Platinum Ice' augustinii x maddenii Mark Jury  
R. 'Plum Duff' Unknown Mrs R. J. Coker
R. 'Pure White' dalhousiae x ‘Elsie Frye’ USA hybrid.N.by Graham Smith  
R. 'Pukekura Park' Unknown    
R. 'Queen’s Park Hybrid' Unknown    
R. 'Rachael' chlorops x ‘King of Shrubs’  
R. 'Red Felix' Unknown Eric Wilson  
R. 'Red King' Unknown Jury’s Nursery  
R. 'Riverwood Cream' griffithianum x ‘Crest’ Brian Morris
R. 'Riverwood Regal' ‘Mollie Coker’ x Loderi g Brian Morris  
R. 'Riverwood Regency' ‘Ivan D Wood’ hybrid Brian Morris  
R. 'Roa Beauty' Unknown    
R. 'Royal Lodge' ‘Lemon Lodge’ x ‘Crest’ Gordon Collier  
R. russatum KB      
R. 'Silent Shadows' ‘Countess of Haddington' x lindleyi Colin Spicer  
R. 'Southern Alps' Unknown Ilam Seedling Selected by Dr Melva Phillipson
R. 'Sovereign Gold' ‘Crest’ hybrid Mollie Coker; Alan Trott  
R. 'Spearmint' ‘Letty Edwards’ x ‘Faggetters Favourite’  Mr F. Faletolu: Riverwood G  
R. 'Spicer’s Pink' yakushimanum x ‘Mayday’ R. Graham Petterson  
R. 'Stoneycroft' macabeanum hybrid Joe Murdoch  
R. 'Summer Cloud' yakushimanum x fortune Mrs Boswell