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R. argyrophyllum ssp nankingense

SubgenusHymenanthes
SectionPontica
SubsectionArgyrophyllaClick to see all Argyrophylla
Synonyms
R. argyrophyllum var leiandrum   (Hutch.
John Hutchinson
(1884-1972)
England, Blindburn
Botanical-short: Hutch.
)
In cultivation since: 1932

First described: (Cowan
Richard S. Cowan
(1921-1997)
USA, Crawfordsville, Indiana
Botanical-short: Cowan
)

Origin: Guizhou, Fan-jin-shan 2250 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: 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: pink

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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on hirstum.info: 19
R. argyrophyllum ssp nankingense per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

Netherlands : 6
Canada : 4
Finland : 4
Denmark : 2
Belgium : 1
England : 1
France : 1



Clones / selections
'Chinese Silver', 1957, Crown Estate Commissioners, Windsor, Berkshire, England


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Rhododendron argyrophyllum ssp nankingense
Photo byHank Helm
Date18 March, 2013
LocationHank Helm Garden, Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
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Rhododendron argyrophyllum ssp nankingense
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date29 April, 2006
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, Washington, USA
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Rhododendron argyrophyllum ssp nankingense
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date28 April, 2007
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, Washington, USA
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Rhododendron argyrophyllum ssp nankingense
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date28 April, 2007
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, Washington, USA
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Rhododendron argyrophyllum ssp nankingense
Photo byHank Helm
Date18 March, 2013
LocationHank Helm Garden, Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
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Rhododendron argyrophyllum ssp nankingense
Photo byHank Helm
Date18 March, 2013
LocationHank Helm Garden, Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
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argyrophyllum ssp nankingense 'Chinese Silver'
Rhododendron argyrophyllum ssp nankingense
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date28 April, 2007
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, Washington, USA
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argyrophyllum ssp nankingense 'Chinese Silver'
Rhododendron argyrophyllum ssp nankingense
Photo byDouglas Justice
Date22 April, 2010
LocationUBC Botanical Gardens, Vancouver
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argyrophyllum ssp nankingense 'Chinese Silver'
Rhododendron argyrophyllum ssp nankingense
Photo byDouglas Justice
Date22 April, 2010
LocationUBC Botanical Gardens, Vancouver
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argyrophyllum ssp nankingense 'Chinese Silver'
Rhododendron argyrophyllum ssp nankingense
Photo byCoen Zonneveld
Date17 April, 2009
LocationPrivate garden, Diepenveen, Netherlands
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argyrophyllum ssp nankingense 'Chinese Silver'
Rhododendron argyrophyllum ssp nankingense
Photo byHarry R. Wright
Date04 May, 2007
Locationprivate garden Courtenay, British Columbia, Canada
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argyrophyllum ssp nankingense 'Chinese Silver'
Rhododendron argyrophyllum ssp nankingense
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date21 April, 2010
Locationprivate garden, Maple Ridge, BC, Canada
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argyrophyllum ssp nankingense 'Chinese Silver'
Rhododendron argyrophyllum ssp nankingense
Photo byHarry R. Wright
Date19 April, 2007
Locationprivate garden Courtenay, British Columbia, Canada
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argyrophyllum ssp nankingense 'Chinese Silver'
Rhododendron argyrophyllum ssp nankingense
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date21 August, 2009
LocationUBC Botanical Gardens, Vancouver
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Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Hybrids / cultivars where R. argyrophyllum ssp nankingense is directly involved:     show indirect inv.
'James Russell', 1997, Royal Botanical Gardens, Wakehurst, , R. argyrophyllum ssp nankingense x ?

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