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R. dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx

SubgenusHymenanthes
SectionPontica
SubsectionNeriifloraClick to see all Neriiflora
Synonyms
R. dichroanthum ssp herpesticum
R. herpesticum   (Balf.f.
Isaac Bayley Balfour
(1853-1922)
Scotland, Edinburgh
Botanical-short: Balf.f.
& Forrest
George Forrest
(1873-1932)
Scotland, Falkirk
Botanical-short: Forrest
)
R. scyphocalyx
R. torquatum   (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
)
In cultivation since: 1912

First described: 1940, (Balf.f.
Isaac Bayley Balfour
(1853-1922)
Scotland, Edinburgh
Botanical-short: Balf.f.
& Forrest
George Forrest
(1873-1932)
Scotland, Falkirk
Botanical-short: Forrest
)

Origin: N.E. Upper Burma and W. Yunnan 3050-4270 meter

Corolla: tubular-campanulate
Leaves: obovate

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

Winter: evergreen
Bloomtime: late 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: orange

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
: 250 cm. (8ft.)

Registered
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R. dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

Netherlands : 7
Canada : 6
Denmark : 2
Ireland : 1
France : 1
United States : 1
Poland : 1
Finland : 1



Clones / selections
'Böhmen', 1974, Wüstemeyer, W., ,


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Rhododendron dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx
Photo byCoen Zonneveld
Date20 May, 2007
LocationPrivate garden, Diepenveen, Netherlands
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Rhododendron dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx
Photo byCoen Zonneveld
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LocationDiepenveen, Netherlands
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Rhododendron dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx
Photo byCoen Zonneveld
Date28 May, 2008
LocationPrivate garden, Diepenveen, Netherlands
Rhododendron dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx
Photo byCoen Zonneveld
Date28 May, 2008
LocationPrivate garden, Diepenveen, Netherlands
Rhododendron dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx
Photo byCoen Zonneveld
Date
LocationDiepenveen, Netherlands
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Rhododendron dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date21 August, 2009
LocationUBC Botanical Gardens, Vancouver
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Rhododendron dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date21 August, 2009
LocationUBC Botanical Gardens, Vancouver
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Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Hybrids / cultivars where R. dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx is directly involved:     show indirect inv.
'Abendsonne' (photoClick to see more information


Abendsonne
), 1952, Hobbie, Dietrich G., Westerstede/Linswege, Germany
'John Walter' x R. dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx
'Amaretto' (photoClick to see more information


Amaretto
), 1971, Hachmann, Hans, Barmstedt in Holstein, Germany
R. dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx x 'Hachmann's Marina'
'Bruns Loreley' (photoClick to see more information


Bruns Loreley
), 1968, Bruns, J Nursery, Bad Zwischenahn, Germany
'Koichiro Wada x Doncaster' x R. dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx
'Dacia Group', 1958, Aberconway, Lord, Bodnant, Tal-y-Cafn, Wales'F.C. Puddle Group' x R. dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx
'dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx x Allegretto', No hybridiser registered, , R. dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx x 'Allegretto'
'dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx x griersonianum', No hybridiser registered, , R. dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx x R. griersonianum
'dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx x kyawii', No hybridiser registered, , R. dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx x R. kyawii
'Easter Chick', 1975, Starling, , R. aureum var aureum x R. dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx
'fortunei ssp discolor x dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx', No hybridiser registered, , R. fortunei ssp discolor x R. dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx
'fortunei ssp discolor-hybrid x dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx', No hybridiser registered, , R. fortunei ssp discolor x R. dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx
'Golden Gate' (photoClick to see more information


Golden Gate
), 1975, No hybridiser registered, ,
R. dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx x ?
'Golden Wit' (photoClick to see more information


Golden Wit
), 1877, Witt, ,
R. dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx x 'Moonstone x Adrastia'
'High Society' (photoClick to see more information


High Society
), 1971, Boswells Nurseries, ,
R. degronianum ssp yakushimanum x R. dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx
'Icarus', 1947, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK'A. Gilbert' x R. dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx
'Indiana Group', 1941, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UKR. dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx x R. kyawii
'Kupferberg' (photoClick to see more information


Kupferberg
), 1991, Wieting, J., Baumschulen, Gisselhorst/Westerstede, Germany
R. viscidifolium x R. dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx
'Maskarill' (photoClick to see more information


Maskarill
), 1985, Hachmann, Hans, Barmstedt in Holstein, Germany
'August' x R. dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx
'Medusa Group' (photoClick to see more information


Medusa Group
), 1928, Aberconway, Lord, Bodnant, Tal-y-Cafn, Wales
R. dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx x R. griersonianum
'Melidioso' (photoClick to see more information


Melidioso
), 1977, Hachmann, Hans, Barmstedt in Holstein, Germany
'Herme' x R. dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx
'Moravanka', 1978, Dvořák, J., , R. dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx x 'Don Juan'
'Orangengold' (photoClick to see more information


Orangengold
), 1970, Wieting, J., Baumschulen, Gisselhorst/Westerstede, Germany
R. dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx x ?
'Orangina' (photoClick to see more information


Orangina
), 1955, Hobbie, Dietrich G., Westerstede/Linswege, Germany
'fortunei ssp discolor x John Walter' x R. dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx
'Perfect Lady', 1994, Hanger, F.E.W., RHS Garden, Wisley, Surrey, EnglandR. degronianum ssp yakushimanum x R. dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx
'yakushimanum x dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx' (photoClick to see more information


yakushimanum x dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx
), unknown, ,
R. degronianum ssp yakushimanum x R. dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx
'Yellow Wolf', 1966, Witt, , R. dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx x 'aureum X Rubina Group x Fabia Group'


Indirect involvement of R. dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx in cultivars: (cultivar = direct child/cultivar of dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx)
'Lanzarote', 1986, Guyens, H.J.A., , 'Souvenir of Anthony Waterer' x 'Abendsonne'
'Rotgold x Amaretto', No hybridiser registered, , 'Rotgold' x 'Amaretto'
'Hachmann's Goldsprenkel' (photoClick to see more information


Hachmann's Goldsprenkel
), 1993, Hachmann, Hans, Barmstedt in Holstein, Germany
'dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx x Allegretto' x 'Goldrausch x wardii X wardii'
'September-Flair', 1985, Hachmann, Hans, Barmstedt in Holstein, Germany'Hachmann's Marina' x 'dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx x griersonianum'
'Calcutta', 1972, Leach, Dr. David G., North Madison, Ohio, USA'dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx x kyawii' x 'Catalgla'
'Goldzauber' (photoClick to see more information


Goldzauber
), 1972, Nagel, W. (Walter), Bretten, Baden, Germany
'Volker Group' x 'fortunei ssp discolor x dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx'
'Schwefelblume' (photoClick to see more information


Schwefelblume
), 1972, Nagel, W. (Walter), Bretten, Baden, Germany
R. degronianum ssp yakushimanum x 'fortunei ssp discolor x dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx'
'Alfeld Eos', 1980, Reich, W., , 'fortunei ssp discolor-hybrid x dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx' x R. degronianum ssp yakushimanum
'Golden Promise', 1991, O'Rourke, H., Burnie, Tasmania, Australia'Golden Wit' x R. irroratum ssp irroratum
'Johnny Bender' (photoClick to see more information


Johnny Bender
), unknown, ,
'The Honourable Jean Marie de Montague' x 'Indiana Group'
'Bernsteingold', 1988, Genzel, U., Westerstede, Germany'Kupferberg' x 'Wega Group'
'Feenschleier' (photoClick to see more information


Feenschleier
), 1988, Genzel, U., Westerstede, Germany
'Schneebukett' x 'Kupferberg'
'Kupferberg x proteoides' (photoClick to see more information


Kupferberg x proteoides
), No hybridiser registered, ,
'Kupferberg' x R. proteoides
'Cupcake' (photoClick to see more information


Cupcake
), 1971, Thompson’s Nursery, Waldport, Oregon, USA
R. degronianum ssp yakushimanum x 'Medusa Group'
'Ming Toy' (photoClick to see more information


Ming Toy
), 1962, Childers, A.A & M., ,
'Medusa Group' x 'Crest'
'Netta', 1992, Perrott, E.B., , 'Medusa Group' x 'Purple Splendour'
'Silver Skies' (photoClick to see more information


Silver Skies
), 1982, Fujioka, Frank, Whidbey Island, USA
'Koichiro Wada' x 'Medusa Group'
'wardii x Medusa Group', No hybridiser registered, , R. wardii var wardii x 'Medusa Group'
'Yahoo', 1975, New Zealand, , 'yakushimanum x Dido Group' x 'Medusa Group'
'Big Smile' (photoClick to see more information


Big Smile
), Huisman, T, Nijensleek, Netherlands
'Melidioso' x 'Rotgold'
'Liesbeth Reiling', 1989, van Loon, R., , 'Percy Wiseman' x 'Orangengold'
'Hachmann's Fluidum', 1988, Hachmann, Hans, Barmstedt in Holstein, Germany'Orangina' x 'Belkanto'
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