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R. fulgens

SubgenusHymenanthes
SectionPontica
SubsectionFulgensiaClick to see all Fulgensia
In cultivation since: 1850

First described: 1849, (Hook. f.
Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker
(1817-1911)
England, Suffolk
Botanical-short: Hook. f.
)

Origin: E. Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan, S.Tibet, Arunachal Pradesh 3200-4300 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: 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: 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
: 400 cm. (13ft.)

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on hirstum.info: 15
R. fulgens per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

Netherlands : 6
United States : 2
France : 1
Denmark : 1
Norway : 1
Sweden : 1
Canada : 1
England : 1
Ireland : 1




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Rhododendron fulgens
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date25 March, 2006
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, Washington, USA
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Rhododendron fulgens
Photo byCoen Zonneveld
Date02 April, 2009
LocationPrivate garden, Diepenveen, Netherlands
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Rhododendron fulgens
Photo byCoen Zonneveld
Date02 April, 2900
LocationPrivate garden, Diepenveen, Netherlands
Rhododendron fulgens
Photo byJens Birck
Date
LocationKastrup, Denmark
Rhododendron fulgens
Photo bySusan Lightburn
Date21 June, 2013
LocationArt Lightburn Garden, Vancouver Island, BC, Canada
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Rhododendron fulgens
new foliage
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date21 April, 2010
Locationown garden Nunspeet, Netherlands
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Rhododendron fulgens
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date21 April, 2010
Locationown garden Nunspeet, Netherlands
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Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Hybrids / cultivars where R. fulgens is directly involved:     show indirect inv.
'Easter Egg Group', 1937, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UKR. fulgens x R. neriiflorum ssp neriiflorum
'Felicity Magor', 1928, Magor, E.J.P., Lamellan, St. Tudy, Cornwall, EnglandR. fulgens x R. arboreum ssp arboreum

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