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R. anthosphaerum

SubgenusHymenanthes
SectionPontica
SubsectionIrrorataClick to see all Irrorata
Synonyms
R. anthosphaerum var eritimum
R. chawchiense   (Balf.f.
Isaac Bayley Balfour
(1853-1922)
Scotland, Edinburgh
Botanical-short: Balf.f.
& Farrer
Reginald John Farrer
(1880-1920)
Clapham, North Yorkshire, England
Botanical-short: Farrer
)
R. eritimum   (Balf.f.
Isaac Bayley Balfour
(1853-1922)
Scotland, Edinburgh
Botanical-short: Balf.f.
& W.W.Sm.
William Wright Smith
(1875-1956)
Scotland, UK
Botanical-short: W.W.Sm.
)
R. gymnogynum   (Balf.f.
Isaac Bayley Balfour
(1853-1922)
Scotland, Edinburgh
Botanical-short: Balf.f.
& Forrest
George Forrest
(1873-1932)
Scotland, Falkirk
Botanical-short: Forrest
)
R. heptamerum   (Balf.f.
Isaac Bayley Balfour
(1853-1922)
Scotland, Edinburgh
Botanical-short: Balf.f.
)
R. persicinum   (Hand.-Mazz.
Heinrich Raphael Eduard von Handel-Mazzetti
(1882-1940)
Austria, Vienna
Botanical-short: Hand.-Mazz.
)
In cultivation since: 1910

First described: 1912, (Diels
Dr. Friedrich Ludwig Emil Diels
(1874-1945)
Germany, Hamburg
Botanical-short: Diels
)

Origin: Yunnan 2700-4000 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
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: 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
: 700 cm. (23ft.)

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on hirstum.info: 6
R. anthosphaerum per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

Netherlands : 2
France : 2
United States : 1
Norway : 1




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Rhododendron anthosphaerum
F21716
Photo byEverard Daniel
Date18 February, 2004
LocationValley Gardens, Windsor Great Park, UK
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Rhododendron anthosphaerum
Photo byHank Helm
Date
LocationChimacum Woods Garden, Washington, USA
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Rhododendron anthosphaerum
Photo byCoen Zonneveld
Date13 March, 2009
LocationPrivate garden, Diepenveen, Netherlands
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Rhododendron anthosphaerum
Photo byCoen Zonneveld
Date13 March, 2009
LocationPrivate garden, Diepenveen, Netherlands
Rhododendron anthosphaerum
F21716
Photo byEverard Daniel
Date18 February, 2004
LocationValley Gardens, Windsor Great Park, UK
Rhododendron anthosphaerum
Photo byCoen Zonneveld
Date07 March, 2009
LocationPrivate garden, Diepenveen, Netherlands
Rhododendron anthosphaerum
Photo byCoen Zonneveld
Date16 March, 2009
LocationPrivate garden, Diepenveen, Netherlands




Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Hybrids / cultivars where R. anthosphaerum is directly involved:     show indirect inv.
'Peppone', 1988, Hachmann, Hans, Barmstedt in Holstein, Germany'Obergärtner Robeneck' x R. anthosphaerum

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