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R. cuneatum

SubgenusRhododendron
SectionRhododendron
SubsectionLapponicaClick to see all Lapponica
Synonyms
R. calcicolum
R. cheilanthum   (Balf.f.
Isaac Bayley Balfour
(1853-1922)
Scotland, Edinburgh
Botanical-short: Balf.f.
& Forrest
George Forrest
(1873-1932)
Scotland, Falkirk
Botanical-short: Forrest
)
R. cinereum   (Balf.f.
Isaac Bayley Balfour
(1853-1922)
Scotland, Edinburgh
Botanical-short: Balf.f.
& Forrest
George Forrest
(1873-1932)
Scotland, Falkirk
Botanical-short: Forrest
)
R. habaense
R. ravum   (Balf.f.
Isaac Bayley Balfour
(1853-1922)
Scotland, Edinburgh
Botanical-short: Balf.f.
& W.W.Sm.
William Wright Smith
(1875-1956)
Scotland, UK
Botanical-short: W.W.Sm.
)
R. sclerocladum   (Balf.f.
Isaac Bayley Balfour
(1853-1922)
Scotland, Edinburgh
Botanical-short: Balf.f.
& Forrest
George Forrest
(1873-1932)
Scotland, Falkirk
Botanical-short: Forrest
)
In cultivation since: 1913

First described: 1914, (W.W.Sm.
William Wright Smith
(1875-1956)
Scotland, UK
Botanical-short: W.W.Sm.
)

Origin: N+W Yunnan and S.W. Sichuan 2700-4300 meter

Corolla: funnel-shaped
Leaves: elliptic

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

Winter: evergreen
Bloomtime: early midseason
Hardiness: H4
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: rose

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
In 'Your Garden' you can administrate
your rhododendrons.

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on hirstum.info: 6
R. cuneatum per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

Netherlands : 5
France : 1




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Rhododendron cuneatum
Photo byCoen Zonneveld
Date21 April, 2003
LocationPrivate garden, Diepenveen, Netherlands
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Rhododendron cuneatum
Photo byHank Helm
Date
LocationHank Helm Garden, Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
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Rhododendron cuneatum
Photo byDick Cavender
Date12 March, 2010
LocationReds Rhodies
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Rhododendron cuneatum
Photo byCoen Zonneveld
Date15 April, 2009
LocationPrivate garden, Diepenveen, Netherlands
Rhododendron cuneatum
Photo byDick Cavender
Date12 March, 2010
LocationReds Rhodies
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