Apricot Fancy Sir Edmund Hilary

Gilded Sunrise Allen's Surprise
The former National Garden of the
New Zealand Rhododendron Association
Haggerty Street, Kimbolton
Manawatu, New Zealand

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Manawatu – Rangitikei Garden


Gordon Collier

Dr Susan Davies
On display in this garden are rhododendron hybrids bred by plant enthusiasts from the Manawatu – Rangitikei regions.
Most of these rhododendrons are excellent garden plants especially suited to the growing conditions in both areas.
They have been hybridised by the following:
Gordon Collier, Dr. Susan Davies, Ian Gordon, Ron Gordon, Massey College, Graeme Petterson, Colin Spicer, Eric and Rodney Wilson (Cross Hills), Dr. John Yeates,  Masset College.
 Dr John Yeates                                                                                         Rodney Wilson
         Eric Wilson                                                Ron Gordon                            Ian Gordon                                        Colin Spicer

R.'Kit Collier'
(R. `Ilam Orange’ x R. `Ilam Canary’) Hybridised by Gordon Collier

R. 'Love Song'
 (R. Catherine Collier x R.nuttallii 'Stellata')
Hybridised by Ron Gordon

R. 'Ben Moi Bessie'
(R. `Lemon Lodge’ x R. campylocarpum)
Hybridised by Ian Gordon

R. 'Floral Fete'
(nuttallii x lindleyi)
 Hybridised by Dr John Yeates

R. 'Snow Crown'
(R.lindleyi x R. 'Victorianum')
Hybridised by Dr Susan Davies

R. 'Eric’s Surprise'
(R. 'Scintillation' x R. 'Golden Star')
Hybridised by Eric Wilson

R. 'Silent Shadows'
(R. 'Countess of Haddington' x R.lindleyi)
Hybridised by Colin Spicer

R. 'Yellow Moon'
 (R. macabeanum x R. 'Unique') Hybridised by Massey College
R. Rod’s Surprize
(R. Fred Wyniatt x R. King of Shrubs)
Hybridised by Rodney Wilson

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