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R. alutaceum var russotinctum

SubgenusHymenanthes
SectionPontica
SubsectionTaliensiaClick to see all Taliensia
Synonyms
R. triplonaevium   (Balf.f.
Isaac Bayley Balfour
(1853-1922)
Scotland, Edinburgh
Botanical-short: Balf.f.
& Forrest
George Forrest
(1873-1932)
Scotland, Falkirk
Botanical-short: Forrest
)
R. tritifolium   (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.
& Forrest
George Forrest
(1873-1932)
Scotland, Falkirk
Botanical-short: Forrest
)

Origin: S.E. TIbet, Yunnan and Sichuan 2700-4300 meter

Corolla: unknown
Leaves: unknown

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

Winter: evergreen
Bloomtime: early
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
: 400 cm. (13ft.)

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

Finland : 4
Netherlands : 3
Denmark : 2
England : 1
Germany : 1



Clones / selections
'Easter Island', 1980, Clarke, S.R., Borde Hill, West Sussex, England


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Rhododendron alutaceum var russotinctum
Photo byHans Eiberg
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Rhododendron alutaceum var russotinctum
Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden labeled 81/148
Photo byHank Helm
Date
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden
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Rhododendron alutaceum var russotinctum
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date26 October, 2009
LocationArboretum Belmonte, Wageningen, Netherlands




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