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R. fastigiatum

SubgenusRhododendron
SectionRhododendron
SubsectionLapponicaClick to see all Lapponica
Synonyms
R. capitatum   (Franch.
Adrien René Franchet
(1834-1900)
France
Botanical-short: Franch.
)
R. nanum   (H.Lév.
Augustin Abel Hector Léveillé
(1863-1918)
France
Botanical-short: H.Lév.
)
R. pubitubum
In cultivation since: 1906

First described: 1886, (Franch.
Adrien René Franchet
(1834-1900)
France
Botanical-short: Franch.
)

Origin: N. and N.E. and Central Yunnan, 3200-4900 meter

Corolla: funnel-shaped
Leaves: oblong-ovate

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

Winter: evergreen
Bloomtime: unknown
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: violet

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
: 60 cm. (2ft.)

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R. fastigiatum per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

Netherlands : 8
Canada : 4
Finland : 4
Denmark : 4
Sweden : 2
France : 2
United States : 2
England : 1




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Rhododendron fastigiatum
Photo byHarry R. Wright
Date25 April, 2007
LocationHaida Gold Gardens, Courtenay, BC, Canada
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Rhododendron fastigiatum
Photo byStaffan Bodén
Date18 May, 2013
LocationPrivate garden, Sjöbo, Sweden
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Rhododendron fastigiatum
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date30 April, 2010
Locationown garden Nunspeet, Netherlands
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Rhododendron fastigiatum
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date28 April, 2010
Locationown garden Nunspeet, Netherlands
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Rhododendron fastigiatum
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date25 March, 2010
Locationown garden Nunspeet, Netherlands
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Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Hybrids / cultivars where R. fastigiatum is directly involved:     show indirect inv.
'Carefree', 1975, Delp Weldon E., Harrisville, Pensylvania, USAR. minus Carolinianum Group x R. fastigiatum
'Grape Jam', 1974, Delp Weldon E., Harrisville, Pensylvania, USAR. minus Carolinianum Group 'Achiever' x R. fastigiatum
'Ightham', 1952, Reuthe, G. Ltd, Ightham, Kent, EnglandR. augustinii ssp augustinii x R. fastigiatum
'Intrifast Group', 1958, Lowinsky T.H., Tittenhurst, Sunninghill, Bershire, UKR. intricatum x R. fastigiatum
'minus Carolinianum Group x fastigiatum', unknown, , R. minus Carolinianum Group x R. fastigiatum
'Purple Gem' (photoClick to see more information


Purple Gem
), 1958, Nearing, G.G., Ramsey, NJ, USA
R. minus Carolinianum Group x R. fastigiatum
'Ramapo' (photoClick to see more information


Ramapo
), 1940, Nearing, G.G., Ramsey, NJ, USA
R. minus Carolinianum Group x R. fastigiatum
'Teardrop', 1978, Delp Weldon E., Harrisville, Pensylvania, USAR. minus Carolinianum Group x R. fastigiatum


Indirect involvement of R. fastigiatum in cultivars: (cultivar = direct child/cultivar of fastigiatum)
'Star Gazer', 1993, Delp Weldon E., Harrisville, Pensylvania, USA'Flashy Blue' x 'Carefree'
'Blue Diamond' (photoClick to see more information


Blue Diamond
), 1939, Crosfield, J. J., Embley Park, Romsey, Hampshire, UK
'Intrifast Group' x R. augustinii ssp augustinii
'Blue Diamond Group' (photoClick to see more information


Blue Diamond Group
), 1935, Crosfield, J. J., Embley Park, Romsey, Hampshire, UK
'Intrifast Group' x R. augustinii ssp augustinii
'Oudijk's Favorite', unknown, , 'Intrifast Group' x R. augustinii ssp augustinii
'Hi Tech', 1984, Looye, Jack, Niagara on the Lake, Ontario, Canada'minus Carolinianum Group x fastigiatum' x 'minus Carolinianum Group x Blue Diamond'
'Ramolet', 1985, Foster, H.L., , 'Ramapo' x
'Sweet Treat', 1992, Delp Weldon E., Harrisville, Pensylvania, USA'Teardrop' x 'Carl Shirey'
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