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R. alutaceum var alutaceum

SubgenusHymenanthes
SectionPontica
SubsectionTaliensiaClick to see all Taliensia
Synonyms
R. alutaceum
R. globigerum   (Balf.f.
Isaac Bayley Balfour
(1853-1922)
Scotland, Edinburgh
Botanical-short: Balf.f.
& Forrest
George Forrest
(1873-1932)
Scotland, Falkirk
Botanical-short: Forrest
)
R. roxieanum var globigerum   (Balf.f.
Isaac Bayley Balfour
(1853-1922)
Scotland, Edinburgh
Botanical-short: Balf.f.
& Forrest
George Forrest
(1873-1932)
Scotland, Falkirk
Botanical-short: Forrest
)
In cultivation since: 1917

First described: (Balf.f.
Isaac Bayley Balfour
(1853-1922)
Scotland, Edinburgh
Botanical-short: Balf.f.
& W.W.Sm.
William Wright Smith
(1875-1956)
Scotland, UK
Botanical-short: W.W.Sm.
)

Origin: S.E. Tibet, W. & N.W. Yunnan and Sichuan 2700-4300 meter

Corolla: funnel-campanulate
Leaves: oblong to oblanceolate

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

Winter: evergreen
Bloomtime: midseason
Hardiness: H5
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.)

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R. alutaceum var alutaceum per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

Finland : 14
Denmark : 11
Netherlands : 2
Canada : 2
United States : 1
Germany : 1
Norway : 1




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Rhododendron alutaceum var alutaceum
Photo byDouglas Justice
Date17 April, 2012
LocationUBC Botanical Gardens, Vancouver
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Rhododendron alutaceum var alutaceum
Photo byHank Helm
Date02 April, 2006
LocationChimacum Woods Garden, Washington, USA
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Rhododendron alutaceum var alutaceum
Photo byDick Cavender
Date12 March, 2010
LocationRed's Rhodies, Sherwood Oregon USA
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Rhododendron alutaceum var alutaceum
Photo byHarry R. Wright
Date03 April, 2011
LocationHaida Gold Gardens Courtenay BC Canada
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Rhododendron alutaceum var alutaceum
R. alutaceum RSF 76-202
Photo byFrederick Thurber
Date11 April, 2012
LocationPrivate garden in Westport Point, Massachusetts, MA
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Rhododendron alutaceum var alutaceum
Photo byDick Cavender
Date12 March, 2010
LocationRed's Rhodies, Sherwood Oregon USA
Rhododendron alutaceum var alutaceum
Photo byDouglas Justice
Date17 April, 2012
LocationUBC Botanical Gardens, Vancouver
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Rhododendron alutaceum var alutaceum
Photo byDick Cavender
Date12 March, 2010
LocationRed
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