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R. arboreum Kingianum Group

SubgenusHymenanthes
SectionPontica
SubsectionArboreaClick to see all Arborea
Synonyms
R. arboreum ssp kingianum
R. arboreum ssp zeylanicum var kingianum
R. kingianum
In cultivation since: ?

First described: 1899, (Watson
William Watson
(0-0)
Botanical-short: Watson
)

Origin: Assam Manipur

About arboreum Kingianum Group : "probably a natural hybrid between R. arboreum and R. macabeanum seeds collected by Watt in 1882"

Corolla: unknown
Leaves: unknown

Habit: unknown
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: red

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 arboreum Kingianum Group
Photo byTijs Huisman
Date27 May, 2008
LocationRhododendron Park Bremen
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Rhododendron arboreum Kingianum Group
Photo byTijs Huisman
Date27 May, 2008
LocationRhododendron Park Bremen
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Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Hybrids / cultivars where R. arboreum Kingianum Group is directly involved:     show indirect inv.
'Coreta', 1924, Aberconway, Lord, Bodnant, Tal-y-Cafn, Wales'Loderi Group' x R. arboreum Kingianum Group
'Coreta Group', 1924, Aberconway, Lord, Bodnant, Tal-y-Cafn, Wales'Loderi Group' x R. arboreum Kingianum Group
'Jan Bee' (photoClick to see more information


Jan Bee
), 1964, Berg, Warren, Port Ludlow, Washington, USA
'Captain Jack' x R. arboreum Kingianum Group
'Saint Keverne', 1922, Williams, Percival D., St Keverne, Cornwall, EnglandR. arboreum Kingianum Group x R. griffithianum


Indirect involvement of R. arboreum Kingianum Group in cultivars: (cultivar = direct child/cultivar of arboreum Kingianum Group)
'Adota Group', 1936, Aberconway, Lord, Bodnant, Tal-y-Cafn, Wales'Adonis Group' x 'Coreta Group'
'Cora Group', 1937, Aberconway, Lord, Bodnant, Tal-y-Cafn, Wales'Coreta Group' x 'Eudora Group'
'Figaro Group', 1942, Aberconway, Lord, Bodnant, Tal-y-Cafn, Wales'Coreta Group' x 'Solon Group'
'Salus Group', 1929, Aberconway, Lord, Bodnant, Tal-y-Cafn, Wales'Arthur Osborn' x 'Coreta Group'
'Charlotte de Rothschild' (photoClick to see more information


Charlotte de Rothschild
), 1930, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK
R. fortunei ssp discolor x 'Saint Keverne'
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