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R. saxifragoides

SubgenusRhododendron
SectionVireya
SubsectionEuvireyaClick to see all Euvireya
In cultivation since: ?

First described:

Origin:

Corolla: unknown
Leaves: unknown

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

Winter: evergreen
Bloomtime: unknown
Hardiness:
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: ????

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
: ?



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Rhododendron saxifragoides
Photo byNursery azaleatuin.be
Date
LocationKruishoutem, Belgium




Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Hybrids / cultivars where R. saxifragoides is directly involved:     show indirect inv.
'Baby Bells' (photo), unknown, , 'Hot Tropic' x R. saxifragoides
'Blush Tumble', unknown, , 'Coral Chimes' x R. saxifragoides
'Hawaii Sunrise', 1999, Moyles, E.W., Oakland, California, USA'macgregoriae x laetum' x R. saxifragoides
'Jiminy Cricket', unknown, , 'Tropic Glow' x R. saxifragoides
'Mount Giluwe', 1989, Cullinane, M.D., , R. saxifragoides x R. aurigeranum ssp aurigeranum
'Rogue Red', unknown, , R. saxifragoides x R. womersleyi
'Saxon Blush' (photo), 1997, Blumhardt, O. S., Koromiko Nurseries, Whangarei, New Zealand'Hot Tropic' x R. saxifragoides
'Saxon Bonnie Belle', unknown, , 'Hot Tropic' x R. saxifragoides
'Saxon Glow' (photo), 1997, Blumhardt, O. S., Koromiko Nurseries, Whangarei, New Zealand'Hot Tropic' x R. saxifragoides


Indirect involvement of R. saxifragoides in cultivars: (cultivar = direct child/cultivar of saxifragoides)
'Dr. Sax', Currie, R., , 'Doctor Hermann Sleumer' x 'Saxon Glow'
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