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R. erosum

SubgenusHymenanthes
SectionPontica
SubsectionBarbataClick to see all Barbata
In cultivation since: 1915

First described: 1937, (Cowan
Richard S. Cowan
(1921-1997)
USA, Crawfordsville, Indiana
Botanical-short: Cowan
)

Origin: E. Bhutan tot S. Tibet 3000-4000 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 midseason
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
: 700 cm. (23ft.)

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

Canada : 3
Netherlands : 2
England : 1
France : 1




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Rhododendron erosum
Photo byHank Helm
Date30 March, 2008
LocationChimacum Woods Garden, Washington, USA
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Rhododendron erosum
Photo byHank Helm
Date
LocationChimacum Woods Garden, Washington, USA
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Rhododendron erosum
Photo byRinus Manders
Date17 May, 2012
LocationGlendoick Gardens, Scotland, UK
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Rhododendron erosum
Photo byEverard Daniel
Date29 July, 2010
LocationEvans Mill, Cornwall UK
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Rhododendron erosum
Photo byEverard Daniel
Date29 July, 2010
LocationEvans Mill, Cornwall UK
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Rhododendron erosum
Photo bySusan Lightburn
Date04 May, 2008
LocationPerth, Scotland
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Rhododendron erosum
New foliage
Photo bySusan Lightburn
Date04 May, 2008
LocationPerth, Scotland
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Rhododendron erosum
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date20 May, 2011
LocationPinetum Blijdenstein te Hilversum, Netherlands
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Rhododendron erosum
Barabata section barbatum = 'bearded'
Photo bySusan Lightburn
Date04 May, 2008
LocationPerth, Scotland
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Rhododendron erosum
Photo byEverard Daniel
Date29 July, 2010
LocationEvans Mill, Cornwall UK
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Rhododendron erosum
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date26 October, 2009
LocationArboretum Belmonte, Wageningen, Netherlands
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