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R. coriaceum

SubgenusHymenanthes
SectionPontica
SubsectionFalconeraClick to see all Falconera
Synonyms
R. foveolatum   (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
)
In cultivation since: 1918

First described: 1898, (Franch.
Adrien Ren Franchet
(1834-1900)
France
Botanical-short: Franch.
)

Origin: N.W. Yunnan and S.E. Tibet 3000-4150 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: white

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: 6
R. coriaceum per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

Canada : 2
United States : 2
Netherlands : 1
France : 1



Clones / selections
'Morocco', 1953, Crown Estate Commissioners, Windsor, Berkshire, England


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Rhododendron coriaceum
Planted in 1991
Photo byDr. Stephan Bubert
Date13 April, 2009
LocationPrivate garden, Hamburg, Germany
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Rhododendron coriaceum
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date26 March, 2005
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, Washington, USA
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Rhododendron coriaceum
Photo byNursery azaleatuin.be
Date
LocationKruishoutem, Belgium
Rhododendron coriaceum
Planted in 1991
Photo byDr. Stephan Bubert
Date13 April, 2009
LocationPrivate garden, Hamburg, Germany
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Rhododendron coriaceum
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date21 August, 2009
LocationUBC Botanical Gardens, Vancouver
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Rhododendron coriaceum
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date21 August, 2009
LocationUBC Botanical Gardens, Vancouver



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