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R. alticola

SubgenusRhododendron
SectionVireya
SubsectionEuvireyaClick to see all Euvireya
Synonyms
R. alticolum
In cultivation since: ?

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

Origin: Papua New Guinea

Corolla: tubular funnel-shaped
Leaves: obovate to elliptic

Habit: terrestrial
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
: 300 cm. (10ft.)



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Rhododendron alticola
85.040
Photo byHank Helm
Date28 April, 2007
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, WA, USA
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Rhododendron alticola
85.040
Photo byHank Helm
Date28 April, 2007
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, WA, USA
See high-resolution version



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