Rhododendron Species


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R. hunnewellianum

SubgenusHymenanthes
SectionPontica
SubsectionArgyrophyllaClick to see all Argyrophylla
In cultivation since: 1908

First described: 1913, (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: N. Central Sichuan 1800-3000 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: very early
Hardiness: H4
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
: 700 cm. (23ft.)

Registered
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on hirstum.info: 12
R. hunnewellianum per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

Netherlands : 8
United States : 2
France : 2




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Rhododendron hunnewellianum
W1198
Photo byEverard Daniel
Date23 March, 2004
LocationRoyal Windsor Great Park, Valley
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Rhododendron hunnewellianum
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date12 March, 2005
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, Washington, USA
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Rhododendron hunnewellianum
Photo byCoen Zonneveld
Date25 March, 2009
LocationPrivate garden, Diepenveen, Netherlands
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Rhododendron hunnewellianum
Photo byCoen Zonneveld
Date25 March, 2009
LocationPrivate garden, Diepenveen, Netherlands
Rhododendron hunnewellianum
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date16 October, 2009
LocationNunspeet, Netherlands
Rhododendron hunnewellianum
Photo byJim Willhite
Date11 March, 2012
LocationJenkins Arboretum, Devon, PA, USA
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