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R. sanguineum ssp didymum

SubgenusHymenanthes
SectionPontica
SubsectionNeriifloraClick to see all Neriiflora
In cultivation since: 1921

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: S.E. Tibet, N.W. Yunnan 4300-4600 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: partly deciduous
Bloomtime: very late
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: purple

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
: 100 cm. (3ft.)

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R. sanguineum ssp didymum per country:
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France : 1
Finland : 1
Netherlands : 1
Denmark : 1
England : 1




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Rhododendron sanguineum ssp didymum
Photo byRinus Manders
Date14 September, 2013
LocationPrivate garden Marc Brosens, Chaam, Netherlands
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Rhododendron sanguineum ssp didymum
Photo byRinus Manders
Date14 September, 2013
LocationPrivate garden Marc Brosens, Chaam, Netherlands
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Rhododendron sanguineum ssp didymum
Photo byJens Birck
Date
LocationKastrup, Denmark
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Rhododendron sanguineum ssp didymum
Photo byJens Birck
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LocationKastrup, Denmark
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Rhododendron sanguineum ssp didymum
Photo byRinus Manders
Date14 September, 2013
LocationPrivate garden Marc Brosens, Chaam, Netherlands
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Rhododendron sanguineum ssp didymum
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Rhododendron sanguineum ssp didymum
New leaves and branches
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Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Hybrids / cultivars where R. sanguineum ssp didymum is directly involved:     show indirect inv.
'Arthur Osborn' (photoClick to see more information


Arthur Osborn
), 1929, Kew, Royal Botanical Gardens, Surrey, England
R. sanguineum ssp didymum x R. griersonianum
'Carmen' (photoClick to see more information


Carmen
), 1935, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK
R. sanguineum ssp didymum x R. forrestii Repens Group
'Carmen Group', Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UKR. sanguineum ssp didymum x R. forrestii Repens Group
'Impi Group' (photoClick to see more information


Impi Group
), 1945, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK
R. sanguineum ssp didymum x 'Moser's Maroon'
'Nutmeg', 1968, Haworth-Booth, M., Farall Nurseries, Surrey, EnglandR. sanguineum ssp didymum x R. griersonianum


Indirect involvement of R. sanguineum ssp didymum in cultivars: (cultivar = direct child/cultivar of sanguineum ssp didymum)
'Aglare', 1947, Harrison, E.G.W.W., Bodmin, Cornwall, England'Arthur Osborn' x 'Rapture Group'
'Agleam', 1954, Harrison, E.G.W.W., Bodmin, Cornwall, England'Arthur Osborn' x 'Isabella Group'
'Aglow', 1954, Harrison, E.G.W.W., Bodmin, Cornwall, EnglandR. decorum ssp diaprepes x 'Arthur Osborn'
'Cordelia Group', 1934, Aberconway, Lord, Bodnant, Tal-y-Cafn, Wales'Arthur Osborn' x 'Loderi King George'
'Fabos Group', 1952, Reuthe, G. Ltd, Ightham, Kent, England'Arthur Osborn' x 'Fabia Group'
'Salus Group', 1929, Aberconway, Lord, Bodnant, Tal-y-Cafn, Wales'Arthur Osborn' x 'Coreta Group'
'Symphony Group', 1931, Aberconway, Lord, Bodnant, Tal-y-Cafn, Wales'Arthur Osborn' x 'F.C. Puddle Group'
'Toreador', 1933, Aberconway, Lord, Bodnant, Tal-y-Cafn, Wales'Arthur Osborn' x R. griersonianum
'Toreador Group', 1933, Aberconway, Lord, Bodnant, Tal-y-Cafn, Wales'Arthur Osborn' x R. griersonianum
'Zenobia Group', 1930, Aberconway, Lord, Bodnant, Tal-y-Cafn, Wales'Eros Group' x 'Arthur Osborn'
'Bashful Betty', Elliott, James A., Astoria, Oregon, USA'Halcyone Group' x 'Carmen'
'Carmen x Moonstone Group', No hybridiser registered, , 'Carmen' x 'Moonstone Group'
'Nyohoh-no-utage', 1979, Takashima, T., , R. nikomontanum x 'Carmen'
'Piepmatz', 1967, Nagel, W. (Walter), Bretten, Baden, Germany'Carmen' x R. ungernii
'Carmen Group x Elizabeth Group', No hybridiser registered, , 'Carmen Group' x ''
'Claret Cup', 1968, May, J., , 'Carmen Group' x R. neriiflorum ssp neriiflorum
'Lionel's Red Shield' (photoClick to see more information


Lionel's Red Shield
), 1969, Brueckner, J.B., Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
'America' x 'Carmen Group'
'Little Gem' (photoClick to see more information


Little Gem
), 1956, Whitney, William E., Brinnon, Washington, USA
'Carmen Group' x R. elliottii
'Lady Matthews', 2002, Adams, H., , 'Impi Group' x R. degronianum ssp yakushimanum
'Nachtigall', 1982, Nagel, W. (Walter), Bretten, Baden, Germany'Impi Group' x R. smirnowii
'Ngaere', 1991, Adams, N., , 'Impi Group' x R. degronianum ssp yakushimanum
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