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R. alabamense

SubgenusPentanthera
SectionPentanthera
SubsectionPentantheraClick to see all Pentanthera
Synonyms
Azalea alabamense
In cultivation since: 1922

First described: 1921, (Rehder
Alfred Rehder
(1863-1949)
Germany
Botanical-short: Rehder
& E.H. Wilson
Ernest Henry Wilson
(1876-1930)
England, Chipping Campden
Botanical-short: E.H. Wilson
)

Origin: Alabama, Georgia, MIssisspipi and Florida 0-500 meters

Corolla: unknown
Leaves: unknown

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

Winter: deciduous
Bloomtime: late 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: 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
: 250 cm. (8ft.)

Registered
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on hirstum.info: 8
R. alabamense per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

United States : 3
Netherlands : 2
Denmark : 2
Germany : 1



Clones / selections
'Alabammy Bound', 1987, Carlson's Gardens, (Bob & Janice Carlson), South Salem, New York, USA
'Talladega', 2000, Towe, L.C. & Anastos, N., ,
'Terry Greer', 1960, unknown, ,


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Rhododendron alabamense
Photo byTijs Huisman
Date26 April, 2003
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Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Hybrids / cultivars where R. alabamense is directly involved:     show indirect inv.
'austrinum x alabamense', Aromi, E.J, Mobile, Alabama, USAR. austrinum x R. alabamense
'Theo', Hiers, C. J., Auburn, Alabama, USAR. alabamense x R. molle ssp japonicum


Indirect involvement of R. alabamense in cultivars: (cultivar = direct child/cultivar of alabamense)
'Bees Haven', Aromi, E.J, Mobile, Alabama, USA'austrinum x alabamense' x
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