Rhododendron Species


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R. watsonii

SubgenusHymenanthes
SectionPontica
SubsectionGrandiaClick to see all Grandia
In cultivation since: 1908

First described: 1910, (Hemsl.
William Botting Hemsley
(1843-1924)
England, Sussex
Botanical-short: Hemsl.
& E.H. Wilson
Ernest Henry Wilson
(1876-1930)
England, Chipping Campden
Botanical-short: E.H. Wilson
)

Origin: N+W Sichuan 2600-3400 meter

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: early
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: white

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
: 400 cm. (13ft.)

Registered
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on hirstum.info: 45
R. watsonii per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

Finland : 24
Netherlands : 19
France : 1
England : 1




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Rhododendron watsonii
Photo byJens Birck
Date01 May, 2001
LocationKastrup, Denmark
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Rhododendron watsonii
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date12 March, 2005
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, Washington, USA
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Rhododendron watsonii
Photo byJens Birck
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Rhododendron watsonii
Photo byJens Birck
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Rhododendron watsonii
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date26 October, 2009
LocationArboretum Belmonte, wageningen, Netherlands

Rhododendron watsonii
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date26 October, 2009
LocationArboretum Belmonte, wageningen, Netherlands
Rhododendron watsonii
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date21 August, 2009
LocationUBC Botanical Gardens, Vancouver
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