Rhododendron Species


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R. longesquamatum

SubgenusHymenanthes
SectionPontica
SubsectionMaculiferaClick to see all Maculifera
Synonyms
R. brettii   (Hemsl.
William Botting Hemsley
(1843-1924)
England, Sussex
Botanical-short: Hemsl.
& E.H. Wilson
Ernest Henry Wilson
(1876-1930)
England, Chipping Campden
Botanical-short: E.H. Wilson
)
In cultivation since: 1904

First described: 1909, (C.K.Schneid.
Camillo Karl Schneider
(1876-1951)
Germany, Gröppendorf
Botanical-short: C.K.Schneid.
)

Origin: W. Sichuan 2300-3500 meter

Corolla: openly campanulate
Leaves: oblong-ovate

Habit: terrestrial
epiphytic = living on dead organic material (decaying trees f.i)
terrestrial = in soil (like in your garden)

Winter: evergreen
Bloomtime: very late
Hardiness: H5
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
: 400 cm. (13ft.)

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on hirstum.info: 11
R. longesquamatum per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

Netherlands : 6
Finland : 2
Denmark : 1
Canada : 1
Belgium : 1




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Rhododendron longesquamatum
Photo byCoen Zonneveld
Date27 May, 2008
LocationPrivate garden, Diepenveen, Netherlands
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Rhododendron longesquamatum
Photo byCoen Zonneveld
Date17 May, 2009
LocationPrivate garden, Diepenveen, Netherlands
Rhododendron longesquamatum
Photo byPeter Norris
Date14 June, 2013
LocationPrivate garden on Martha’s Vineyard, MA USA z7
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Rhododendron longesquamatum
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date21 August, 2009
LocationUBC Botanical Gardens, Vancouver
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Rhododendron longesquamatum
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date21 August, 2009
LocationUBC Botanical Gardens, Vancouver
Rhododendron longesquamatum
Photo byDouglas Justice
Date
LocationUBC Botanical Garden, Vancouver, Canada
Rhododendron longesquamatum
Photo byDouglas Justice
Date
LocationUBC Botanical Garden, Vancouver, Canada




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


Spider Dane
), 1976, Birck, Jens, Kastrup, Denmark
R. degronianum ssp yakushimanum x R. longesquamatum

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