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R. facetum

SubgenusHymenanthes
SectionPontica
SubsectionParishiaClick to see all Parishia
Synonyms
R. eriogynum   (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.
)
In cultivation since: 1917

First described: 1917, (Balf.f.
Isaac Bayley Balfour
(1853-1922)
Scotland, Edinburgh
Botanical-short: Balf.f.
& Kingdon-Ward
Frank Kingdon-Ward
(1885-1958)
England, Manchester
Botanical-short: Kingdon-Ward
)

Origin: Upper Burma, W. Yunnan 2400-3400 meter

Corolla: tubular-campanulate
Leaves: oblong-elliptic

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: H2
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.)

Registered
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on hirstum.info: 7
R. facetum per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

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



Clones / selections
'Eric Rudd', 1980, unknown, ,


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Rhododendron facetum
SBEC, longtime potgrown,finally planted out in 2008.Died in 2010/11 winter with 12 C.
Photo byDr. Stephan Bubert
Date20 May, 2009
LocationPrivate garden, Hamburg, Germany
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Rhododendron facetum
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date06 December, 2009
LocationNunspeet, Netherlands




Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Hybrids / cultivars where R. facetum is directly involved:     show indirect inv.
'Alfred Coates', 1938, Coates, A., , R. fortunei ssp discolor x R. facetum
'Apotrophia' (photoClick to see more information


Apotrophia
), 1962, Magor, E.W.M., ,
R. dichroanthum ssp apodectum x R. facetum
'Bellerophon Group', 1934, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK'Norman Shaw Group' x R. facetum
'Captain Jack' (photoClick to see more information


Captain Jack
), 1956, Henny, Rudolph, Brooks, Oregon, USA
'Mars' x R. facetum
'Cavalier Group' (photoClick to see more information


Cavalier Group
), 1940, Aberconway, Lord, Bodnant, Tal-y-Cafn, Wales
'Radiance Group' x R. facetum
'Chanticleer' (photoClick to see more information


Chanticleer
), 1848, Standish & Noble, Bagshot, Surrey, England
R. thomsonii ssp thomsonii x R. facetum
'Dante Group' (photoClick to see more information


Dante Group
), 1929, Aberconway, Lord, Bodnant, Tal-y-Cafn, Wales
R. dichroanthum ssp dichroanthum x R. facetum
'Dulcibella Group', 1936, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK'Diphole Pink' x R. facetum
'facetum x Fabia Group', No hybridiser registered, , R. facetum x 'Fabia Group'
'facetum x Fabia Tangerine', No hybridiser registered, , R. facetum x 'Fabia Tangerine'
'Fancy Free', 1938, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK? x R. facetum
'Fancy Free Group', 1938, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK? x R. facetum
'Farall', 1954, Haworth-Booth, M., Farall Nurseries, Surrey, England'Moser's Maroon' x R. facetum
'Felis Group', 1931, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UKR. dichroanthum ssp dichroanthum x R. facetum
'Felix' (photoClick to see more information


Felix
), 1938, Rothschild, Edmund Leopold de, Southampton, UK
R. dichroanthum ssp dichroanthum x R. facetum
'fortunei ssp discolor x facetum', No hybridiser registered, , R. fortunei ssp discolor x R. facetum
'Grosclaude' (photoClick to see more information


Grosclaude
), 1941, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK
R. haematodes ssp haematodes x R. facetum
'Hill Ayah', 1965, Magor, E.J.P., Lamellan, St. Tudy, Cornwall, EnglandR. fortunei ssp discolor x R. facetum
'Hussar' (photoClick to see more information


Hussar
), 1970, Waterer (Bagshot), Surrey, England
R. facetum x 'Fabia Group x May Day Group'
'Jacqueline Group', 1942, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UKR. facetum x 'Albatross Group'
'Jacquetta Group', 1939, Digby, Lord, , R. facetum x R. griersonianum
'Jamaica Group', 1942, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK'Break of Day Group' x R. facetum
'Jan Baptiste Group', 1934, Adams-Acton, G.M, London, EnglandR. facetum x R. griffithianum
'Lady Digby', 1946, Digby, Lord, , R. facetum x R. strigillosum
'Lady Jean Group', 1943, Stair, Lord, Lochinch Castle, Stranraer, ScotlandR. decorum ssp diaprepes x R. facetum
'Lamellen Dante', 1974, Magor, E.W.M., , R. dichroanthum ssp dichroanthum x R. facetum
'Last Chance', 1957, Henny, Rudolph, Brooks, Oregon, USA'Mars' x R. facetum
'Panoply', 1942, Clarke, S.R., Borde Hill, West Sussex, England'G.A. Sims' x R. facetum
'Polar Sun', 1939, Digby, Lord, , 'Polar Bear' x R. facetum
'Pyrex', 1945, Reuthe, G. Ltd, Ightham, Kent, EnglandR. facetum x R. haematodes ssp haematodes
'Romany Chal' (photoClick to see more information


Romany Chal
), 1932, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK
'Moser's Maroon' x R. facetum
'Romany Chal Group', 1932, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK'Moser's Maroon' x R. facetum
'Tally Ho', 1933, Crosfield, J. J., Embley Park, Romsey, Hampshire, UKR. facetum x R. griersonianum
'Tally Ho Group', 1933, Crosfield, J. J., Embley Park, Romsey, Hampshire, UKR. facetum x R. griersonianum
'Vanity Fair Group', 1932, Aberconway, Lord, Bodnant, Tal-y-Cafn, Wales'Vanessa Group' x R. facetum
'Yako', 1982, Van de Ven K., Olinda, Victoria, AustraliaR. degronianum ssp yakushimanum x R. facetum


Indirect involvement of R. facetum in cultivars: (cultivar = direct child/cultivar of facetum)
'Jutland' (photoClick to see more information


Jutland
), 1942, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK
R. elliottii x 'Bellerophon Group'
'Oklahoma', 1948, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK'Bellerophon Group' x 'Tally Ho Group'
'Oklahoma Group', 1948, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK'Bellerophon Group' x 'Tally Ho Group'
'Dynasty', 1980, Bulgin, L.W., , 'Captain Jack' x 'Sun Devil'
'Flapper' (photoClick to see more information


Flapper
), 1976, Delp Weldon E., Harrisville, Pensylvania, USA
'Delp's Cindy Lou' x 'Captain Jack'
'Jan Bee' (photoClick to see more information


Jan Bee
), 1964, Berg, Warren, Port Ludlow, Washington, USA
'Captain Jack' x R. arboreum Kingianum Group
'Source Bank', 1992, Delp Weldon E., Harrisville, Pensylvania, USA'Delp's Cindy Lou' x 'Captain Jack'
'Red Hackle', 1948, Aberconway, Lord, Bodnant, Tal-y-Cafn, Wales'Chanticleer' x 'Redwing'
'Talisman', 1938, Aberconway, Lord, Bodnant, Tal-y-Cafn, Wales'Chanticleer' x 'Ramillies Group'
'Allure', 1934, Aberconway, Lord, Bodnant, Tal-y-Cafn, Wales'Fabia Group' x 'Dante Group'
'Redskin Group', 1939, Aberconway, Lord, Bodnant, Tal-y-Cafn, Wales'Dante Group' x 'Eudora Group'
'Surrey Heath' (photoClick to see more information


Surrey Heath
), 1958, Waterer (Bagshot), Surrey, England
'facetum x Fabia Group' x 'yakushimanum x Britannia'
'Sweet Sue' (photoClick to see more information


Sweet Sue
), 1971, Waterer (Bagshot), Surrey, England
'facetum x Fabia Group' x 'yakushimanum x Fabia Tangerine'
'Titian Beauty' (photoClick to see more information


Titian Beauty
), 1970, Waterer (Bagshot), Surrey, England
'facetum x Fabia Tangerine' x 'yakushimanum x Fabia Tangerine'
'Genghis Khan' (photoClick to see more information


Genghis Khan
), 1966, Brandt, Lester E., Tacoma, Washington, USA
'Britannia' x 'Felis Group'
'Fabia Group X fortunei ssp discolor x facetum', No hybridiser registered, , 'Fabia Group' x 'fortunei ssp discolor x facetum'
'Grosclaude x griersonianum', No hybridiser registered, , 'Grosclaude' x R. griersonianum
'Pillar Box', 1989, McQuire, J.F., Farnham, Surrey, England'Grosclaude' x 'Tally Ho Group'
'Fairy Group', 1932, Aberconway, Lord, Bodnant, Tal-y-Cafn, Wales'Fabia Group' x 'Jacquetta Group'
'Jack the Ripper', 1937, Aberconway, Lord, Bodnant, Tal-y-Cafn, Wales'Erebus Group' x 'Jacquetta Group'
'Jack the Ripper Group', 1937, Aberconway, Lord, Bodnant, Tal-y-Cafn, Wales'Erebus Group' x 'Jacquetta Group'
'Oedipus Group', 1934, Aberconway, Lord, Bodnant, Tal-y-Cafn, Wales'Eros Group' x 'Jacquetta Group'
'Perseus Group' (photoClick to see more information


Perseus Group
), 1935, Aberconway, Lord, Bodnant, Tal-y-Cafn, Wales
'Jacquetta Group' x 'Vanessa Group'
'Black Prince', Brandt, Lester E., Tacoma, Washington, USAR. thomsonii ssp thomsonii x 'Romany Chal'
'Burma Road', 1947, Hanger, F.E.W., RHS Garden, Wisley, Surrey, England'Fabia Tangerine' x 'Romany Chal Group'
'Glowing Embers' (photoClick to see more information


Glowing Embers
), Henny, John, Brooks, Oregon, USA
'Romany Chal Group' x R. griersonianum
'Good News' (photoClick to see more information


Good News
), 1968, Henny, John, Brooks, Oregon, USA
'Britannia' x 'Romany Chal Group'
'griersonianum x Romany Chal Group', No hybridiser registered, , R. griersonianum x 'Romany Chal Group'
'Theresa Group' (photoClick to see more information


Theresa Group
), 1950, Stavordale, Lord, ,
'Romany Chal Group' x R. griersonianum
'Warlock' (photoClick to see more information


Warlock
), 1957, Bledsoe, C.W., ,
'Romany Chal Group' x 'Purple Splendour'
'Dollar Princess', 1966, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK'Sir Frederick Moore' x 'Tally Ho'
'Paricutin', 1963, Brandt, Lester E., Tacoma, Washington, USA'Britannia' x 'Tally Ho'
'Adolph Heineman', 1964, Seabrook, Cecil S., Tacoma, Washington, USA'Jasper Group' x 'Tally Ho Group'
'Cable Car', 1962, Golden, H., , 'Tally Ho Group' x R. fortunei ssp fortunei
'Cavalier' (photoClick to see more information


Cavalier
), 1958, Henny, Rudolph, Brooks, Oregon, USA
'Pygmalion' x 'Tally Ho Group'
'Eric Stockton', 1968, Loder, G.H., , 'Fabia High Beeches' x 'Tally Ho Group'
'Ian Wallace', 1968, Howells, A., , 'Marion' x 'Tally Ho Group'
'Kola Group', 1938, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK'Isabella Group' x 'Tally Ho Group'
'Lackamas Sovereign', 1948, Lancaster, Ben, F., Lackamas Gardens, Camas, Washington, USA'Purple Splendour' x 'Tally Ho Group'
'Lady Malcolm Stewart', 1942, Adams-Acton, G.M, London, England'Tally Ho Group' x 'Purple Splendour'
'Last Rose', 1961, Greig, E,J. & M., Royston Nurseries, Vancouver Island, BC, CanadaR. fortunei ssp discolor x 'Tally Ho Group'
'Leonardo', 1937, Adams-Acton, G.M, London, England'Tally Ho Group' x R. griersonianum
'Martha May', 1964, Henny, Rudolph, Brooks, Oregon, USA'Mars' x 'Tally Ho Group'
'Mary Oleri' (photoClick to see more information


Mary Oleri
), 1968, Raustein, A.A., Holbrook, New York, USA
'decorum x fortunei ssp discolor' x 'Tally Ho Group'
'Mohamet' (photoClick to see more information


Mohamet
), 1945, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK
R. dichroanthum ssp dichroanthum x 'Tally Ho Group'
'Naranja', 1961, Brandt, Lester E., Tacoma, Washington, USA'Margaret Dunn Group' x 'Tally Ho Group'
'Oklahoma', 1948, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK'Bellerophon Group' x 'Tally Ho Group'
'Oklahoma Group', 1948, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK'Bellerophon Group' x 'Tally Ho Group'
'Peach Lady x Tally Ho Group', No hybridiser registered, , 'Peach Lady' x 'Tally Ho Group'
'Pillar Box', 1989, McQuire, J.F., Farnham, Surrey, England'Grosclaude' x 'Tally Ho Group'
'Royal Mail', 1946, Slocock, Walter C., Goldsworth Nursery, Woking, UK'Romany Chai Group' x 'Tally Ho Group'
'Taku', 1982, Clarke, George.W., Portland Oregon, USA'Tally Ho Group' x R. degronianum ssp yakushimanum
'Talleyrand', 1945, Reuthe, G. Ltd, Ightham, Kent, England'G.A. Sims' x 'Tally Ho Group'
'Talvena', 1946, Congreve, A., , 'Tally Ho Group' x R. venator
'W.F.H. Group' (photoClick to see more information


W.F.H. Group
), Whitaker W.J., ,
R. haematodes ssp haematodes x 'Tally Ho Group'
'War Lord' (photoClick to see more information


War Lord
), 1958, Waterer, H. (Knaphill), Woking, Surrey (Knaphill), UK
'Tally Ho Group' x 'Britannia'
'Xenophile' (photoClick to see more information


Xenophile
), 1950, Strauss, R., ,
R. fortunei ssp fortunei x 'Tally Ho Group'
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