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R. afghanicum

SubgenusRhododendron
SectionRhododendron
SubsectionAfghanicaClick to see all Afghanica
In cultivation since: 1880

First described: 1880, (Aitch
James Edward Tierney Aitchison
(1835-1899)
Nimach, India
Botanical-short: Aitch
& Hemsl.
William Botting Hemsley
(1843-1924)
England, Sussex
Botanical-short: Hemsl.
)

Origin: East Afghanistan and Pakistan border, 2100-3000 meter

Corolla: campanulate
Leaves: narrowly elliptic

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

Winter: evergreen
Bloomtime: late
Hardiness: H3
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
: 60 cm. (2ft.)

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on hirstum.info: 3
R. afghanicum per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

Denmark : 3




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Rhododendron afghanicum
Wendelbo 9706, material from Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Photo byKurt Hansen
Date
Locationprivate garden Nyborg, Denamrk
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Rhododendron afghanicum
Wendelbo 9706, material from Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Photo byKurt Hansen
Date
Locationprivate garden Nyborg, Denamrk
See high-resolution version
Rhododendron afghanicum
Wendelbo 9706, material from Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Photo byKurt Hansen
Date
Locationprivate garden Nyborg, Denamrk



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