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R. nivale ssp nivale

SubgenusRhododendron
SectionRhododendron
SubsectionLapponicaClick to see all Lapponica
Synonyms
R. paludosum
In cultivation since: 1915

First described: (Hutch.
John Hutchinson
(1884-1972)
England, Blindburn
Botanical-short: Hutch.
& Kingdon-Ward
Frank Kingdon-Ward
(1885-1958)
England, Manchester
Botanical-short: Kingdon-Ward
)

Origin:

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: 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: purple

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
: 150 cm. (5ft.)

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on hirstum.info: 5
R. nivale ssp nivale per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

United States : 3
France : 1
Denmark : 1




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Rhododendron nivale ssp nivale
Paludosum
Photo byBill & Cheryl Gray
Date08 May, 2013
LocationCisco Heights National Forest, Arlington WA, Snohomish, USA
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Rhododendron nivale ssp nivale
79.141
Photo byHank Helm
Date
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, WA, USA
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Rhododendron nivale ssp nivale
79.141
Photo byHank Helm
Date
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, WA, USA
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