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R. galactinum

SubgenusHymenanthes
SectionPontica
SubsectionFalconeraClick to see all Falconera
In cultivation since: 1910

First described: 1926, (Balf.f.
Isaac Bayley Balfour
(1853-1922)
Scotland, Edinburgh
Botanical-short: Balf.f.
)

Origin: C. and W. Sichuan 2300-3300 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: 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: 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
: 900 cm. (30ft.)

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on hirstum.info: 14
R. galactinum per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

Netherlands : 8
France : 2
Canada : 1
Belgium : 1
United States : 1
Lithuania : 1




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Rhododendron galactinum
Photo byRinus Manders
Date15 May, 2012
LocationBenmore Botanic Garden, Scotland, UK
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Rhododendron galactinum
Photo byJens Birck
Date
LocationKastrup, Denmark
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Rhododendron galactinum
2nd time blossoming in 2009
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date02 September, 2009
LocationNunspeet, Netherlands
Rhododendron galactinum
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date15 September, 2009
LocationNunspeet, Netherlands
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Rhododendron galactinum
2nd time blossoming in 2009
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date14 September, 2009
LocationNunspeet, Netherlands
Rhododendron galactinum
Photo byRinus Manders
Date15 May, 2012
LocationBenmore Botanic Garden, Scotland, UK
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Rhododendron galactinum
Photo byCoen Zonneveld
Date01 May, 2009
LocationPrivate garden, Diepenveen, Netherlands
Rhododendron galactinum
2nd time blossoming in 2009
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date01 September, 2009
LocationNunspeet, Netherlands
Rhododendron galactinum
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date03 September, 2009
LocationNunspeet, Netherlands




Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Hybrids / cultivars where R. galactinum is directly involved:     show indirect inv.
'White Dane' (photoClick to see more information


White Dane
), unknown, ,
R. degronianum ssp yakushimanum x R. galactinum
'yakushimanum x galactinum' (photoClick to see more information


yakushimanum x galactinum
), No hybridiser registered, ,
R. degronianum ssp yakushimanum x R. galactinum

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