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R. campanulatum ssp campanulatum

SubgenusHymenanthes
SectionPontica
SubsectionCampanulataClick to see all Campanulata
Synonyms
R. edgarii
In cultivation since: 1825

First described: 1821, (G.Don
George Don
(1798-1856)
Scotland, Forfarshire
Botanical-short: G.Don
)

Origin: Kashmir tot Sikkim 2900-4100 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: 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: purple

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
: 900 cm. (30ft.)

Registered
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on hirstum.info: 21
R. campanulatum ssp campanulatum per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

Netherlands : 7
Finland : 5
Canada : 4
England : 2
Denmark : 1
France : 1
United States : 1



Natural Hybrids
Sir Charles Lemon =(arboreum ssp cinnamomeum x campanulatum ssp campanulatum)

Clones / selections
'Knaphill', 1925, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK
'Roland Cooper', 1964, unknown, ,
'Waxen Bell', unknown, ,


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Rhododendron campanulatum ssp campanulatum
73.121
Photo byHank Helm
Date
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, WA, USA
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Rhododendron campanulatum ssp campanulatum
SSW0106
Photo byEverard Daniel
Date14 April, 2004
LocationLeonardslee/Loder Plants, Sussex, UK
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Rhododendron campanulatum ssp campanulatum
SSW9102
Photo byEverard Daniel
Date14 April, 2004
LocationLeonardslee/Loder Plants, Sussex, UK
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Rhododendron campanulatum ssp campanulatum
white form... color is very variable
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date16 April, 2005
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, Washington, USA
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Rhododendron campanulatum ssp campanulatum
Photo byA. J. Laros
Date11 April, 2007
LocationSing Gompa, Central Nepal
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Rhododendron campanulatum ssp campanulatum
Photo byCoen Zonneveld
Date12 April, 2009
LocationPrivate garden, Diepenveen, Netherlands
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Rhododendron campanulatum ssp campanulatum
Photo byCoen Zonneveld
Date21 April, 2003
LocationDiepenveen, Netherlands
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Rhododendron campanulatum ssp campanulatum
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date06 May, 2010
LocationNymans Garden House, Sussex, UK
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Rhododendron campanulatum ssp campanulatum
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date06 May, 2010
LocationNymans Garden House, Sussex, UK
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Rhododendron campanulatum ssp campanulatum
Photo byCoen Zonneveld
Date13 April, 2008
LocationPrivate garden, Diepenveen, Netherlands
Rhododendron campanulatum ssp campanulatum
Photo byCoen Zonneveld
Date21 April, 2008
LocationPrivate garden, Diepenveen, Netherlands
Rhododendron campanulatum ssp campanulatum
Photo byA. J. Laros
Date14 April, 2007
LocationLaurebina Yak Pass, Central Nepal
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Rhododendron campanulatum ssp campanulatum
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date11 April, 2010
LocationUniversity of Britsh Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
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Rhododendron campanulatum ssp campanulatum
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date02 September, 2009
LocationNunspeet, Netherlands
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Rhododendron campanulatum ssp campanulatum
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date11 April, 2010
LocationUniversity of Britsh Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
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Rhododendron campanulatum ssp campanulatum
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date11 April, 2010
LocationUniversity of Britsh Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
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Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Hybrids / cultivars where R. campanulatum ssp campanulatum is directly involved:     show indirect inv.
'A. J. Downing', 1861, Van Houtte, L. B. (Louis Benoit), Gentbrugge, BelgiumR. campanulatum ssp campanulatum x ?
'Album Sion', 1850, Knight & Perry, (J. Knight & T. A. Perry), Exotic Nursery, Chelsea, London, EnglandR. campanulatum ssp campanulatum x ?
'Annabella Group', 1933, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UKR. campanulatum ssp campanulatum x 'Loderi Group'
'Beauty of Littleworth' (photoClick to see more information


Beauty of Littleworth
), 1884, Mangles James Henry, Valewood, England
R. griffithianum x R. campanulatum ssp campanulatum
'Boddaertianum' (photoClick to see more information


Boddaertianum
), 1860, Van Houtte, L. B. (Louis Benoit), Gentbrugge, Belgium
R. campanulatum ssp campanulatum x R. arboreum ssp arboreum
'Constant Nymph', 1931, Waterer, H. (Knaphill), Woking, Surrey (Knaphill), UKR. campanulatum ssp campanulatum x 'Purple Splendour'
'Distinction', 1865, Waterer (Bagshot), Surrey, EnglandR. campanulatum ssp campanulatum x ?
'George Cunningham' (photoClick to see more information


George Cunningham
), 1857, Cunningham, ,
R. arboreum ssp arboreum x R. campanulatum ssp campanulatum
'Herkules' (photoClick to see more information


Herkules
), 1894, Firma Seidel, ,
R. campanulatum ssp campanulatum x ?
'hodgsonii x campanulatum', Watson, E.M. Mrs. (Elsie), Kirkland, WA, USAR. hodgsonii x R. campanulatum ssp campanulatum
'Janet Warrilow', 1967, Waterer, H. (Knaphill), Woking, Surrey (Knaphill), UK? x R. campanulatum ssp campanulatum
'Lamellen Group', 1936, Magor, E.J.P., Lamellan, St. Tudy, Cornwall, EnglandR. campanulatum ssp campanulatum x R. griffithianum
'Mount Everest' (photoClick to see more information


Mount Everest
), 1930, Slocock, Walter C., Goldsworth Nursery, Woking, UK
R. campanulatum ssp campanulatum x R. griffithianum
'Muncaster Mist' (photoClick to see more information


Muncaster Mist
), 1964, Ramsden, Sir John, Muncaster Castle, UK
R. campanulatum ssp campanulatum x R. floribundum
'Neat-O' (photoClick to see more information


Neat-O
), 1964, Goheen. Dr. David, Camas, Washington, USA
R. campanulatum ssp campanulatum x R. degronianum ssp yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada'
'Susan' (photoClick to see more information


Susan
), 1935, Williams, John Charles, Caerhays, Cornwall, England
R. campanulatum ssp campanulatum x R. fortunei ssp fortunei
'yakushimanum x campanulatum', No hybridiser registered, , R. degronianum ssp yakushimanum x R. campanulatum ssp campanulatum


Indirect involvement of R. campanulatum ssp campanulatum in cultivars: (cultivar = direct child/cultivar of campanulatum ssp campanulatum)
'Chloe', 1921, Magor, E.J.P., Lamellan, St. Tudy, Cornwall, England'Boddaertianum' x R. faberi
'No. 6 X hodgsonii x campanulatum' (photoClick to see more information


No. 6 X hodgsonii x campanulatum
), Watson, E.M. Mrs. (Elsie), Kirkland, WA, USA
'No. 6' x 'hodgsonii x campanulatum'
'Blue Boy x Susan', unknown, , 'Blue Boy' x 'Susan'
'Blue Dawn' (photoClick to see more information


Blue Dawn
), 1972, Johnson, A.P., ,
'Susan' x 'Mrs Davies Evans'
'Blue Pacific' (photoClick to see more information


Blue Pacific
), 1962, Whitney, William E., Brinnon, Washington, USA
'Purple Splendour' x 'Susan'
'Queen of All', 1989, O'Rourke, H., Burnie, Tasmania, Australia'Countess of Athlone' x 'Susan'
'True Blue' (photoClick to see more information


True Blue
), 1994, Bones, Dan, Florence, Oregon, USA
'yakushimanum x campanulatum' x 'Black Eye'
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