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R. argipeplum

SubgenusHymenanthes
SectionPontica
SubsectionBarbataClick to see all Barbata
Synonyms
R. macrosmithii   (Davidian
H.H. Davidian
(0-0)
Botanical-short: Davidian
)
R. smithii   (Hook. f.
Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker
(1817-1911)
England, Suffolk
Botanical-short: Hook. f.
)
In cultivation since: 1859

First described: 1916, (Balf.f.
Isaac Bayley Balfour
(1853-1922)
Scotland, Edinburgh
Botanical-short: Balf.f.
& Cooper
Roland Edgar Cooper
(1890-1962)
Botanical-short: Cooper
)

Origin: Sikkim to Bhutan 2400-3700 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: H3
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
: 500 cm. (17ft.)

Registered
In 'Your Garden' you can administrate
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on hirstum.info: 24
R. argipeplum per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

Netherlands : 8
Denmark : 5
England : 4
Canada : 3
United States : 3
France : 1




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Rhododendron argipeplum
Photo byHank Helm
Date
LocationChimacum Woods Nursery, Washington, USA
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Rhododendron argipeplum
Photo byGerdy Van der Lans
Date21 March, 2010
LocationPinetum Blijdenstein
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Rhododendron argipeplum
Photo byGerdy Van der Lans
Date21 March, 2010
LocationPinetum Blijdenstein
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Rhododendron argipeplum
new growth
Photo bySusan Lightburn
Date03 May, 2013
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, WA, USA
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Rhododendron argipeplum
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date24 November, 2009
Locationown garden Nunspeet, Netherlands
Rhododendron argipeplum
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date09 April, 2010
Locationown garden Nunspeet, Netherlands
Rhododendron argipeplum
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date21 April, 2007
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, Washington, USA
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Rhododendron argipeplum
Photo byDouglas Justice
Date01 April, 2008
LocationUBC Botanical Gardens, Vancouver
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