Rhododendron Species


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R. planecostatum

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

First described: 1960, (Sleumer
Hermann Otto Sleumer
(1906-1983)
Netherlands
Botanical-short: Sleumer
)

Origin: Malaysia, Sabah Mt. Kinabalu and the Crocker Range 1300 - 1700m

Corolla: cylindrical
Leaves: elliptic

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

Winter: evergreen
Bloomtime: late
Hardiness: H1
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: orange

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
: 100 cm. (3ft.)



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Rhododendron planecostatum
Photo byA. J. Laros
Date28 October, 2012
LocationGlasnevin Botanical Garden, Ireland
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Rhododendron planecostatum
Photo byTijs Huisman
Date16 May, 2007
Location
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Rhododendron planecostatum
Photo byTijs Huisman
Date27 May, 2008
LocationRhododendron Park Bremen
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