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R. bureavii

SubgenusHymenanthes
SectionPontica
SubsectionTaliensiaClick to see all Taliensia
Synonyms
R. cruentum   (H.Lév.
Augustin Abel Hector Léveillé
(1863-1918)
France
Botanical-short: H.Lév.
)
In cultivation since: 1917

First described: 1887, (Franch.
Adrien René Franchet
(1834-1900)
France
Botanical-short: Franch.
)

Origin: N. and E. Yunnan 3000-3900 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: midseason
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: white

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.)

Extra information.

Registered
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on hirstum.info: 83
R. bureavii per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

Netherlands : 28
Canada : 19
Belgium : 11
United States : 7
Finland : 4
Denmark : 3
England : 3
Sweden : 2
France : 2
Norway : 2
Ireland : 1
Germany : 1



Clones / selections
'Ardrishaig', unknown, ,
'Lem', 1984, Greer Gardens, ,


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Rhododendron bureavii
C&H 7158B
Photo byDouglas Justice
Date19 April, 2010
LocationUBC Botanical Gardens, Vancouver
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Rhododendron bureavii
Lem's form
Photo byFrederick Thurber
Date24 April, 2012
LocationPrivate garden, Westport Point, Massachusetts, USA
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Rhododendron bureavii
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date21 April, 2007
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, Washington, USA
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Rhododendron bureavii
Photo byDavid Fischer
Date15 May, 2012
Locationown garden, Wiscasset, Maine
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Rhododendron bureavii
Probably this is bureavii 'Ardrishaig' a clone
Photo byCoen Zonneveld
Date
LocationDiepenveen, Netherlands
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Rhododendron bureavii
Van Veen
Photo byFrederick Thurber
Date02 May, 2012
LocationPrivate garden in Westport Point, Massachusetts, MA
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Rhododendron bureavii
Photo byKen Gibson
Date26 April, 2004
Locationprivate garden Tofino, BC, Canada
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Rhododendron bureavii
Photo byCoen Zonneveld
Date
LocationDiepenveen, Netherlands
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Rhododendron bureavii
C&H 7158B
Photo byDouglas Justice
Date
LocationUBC Botanical Gardens, Vancouver
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Rhododendron bureavii
Fine indumentum on new leaves.
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date22 July, 2009
LocationNunspeet, Netherlands
Rhododendron bureavii
Photo byStaffan Bodén
Date09 July, 2011
Locationown garden, Sjöbo, Sweden
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Rhododendron bureavii
Photo byStaffan Bodén
Date09 July, 2011
Locationown garden, Sjöbo, Sweden
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Rhododendron bureavii
New leaves on small plant
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date10 June, 2009
LocationNunspeet, Netherlands
Rhododendron bureavii
Photo bySusan Lightburn
Date17 September, 2012
LocationArt Lightburn Garden, Vancouver Island, BC, Canada
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Rhododendron bureavii
Photo byHank Helm
Date13 July, 2012
LocationHank Helm Garden, Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
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bureavii 'Lem'
Rhododendron bureavii
Photo byJoep Verstappen
Date12 May, 2005
Locationprivate garden Budel, Netherlands


Extra information:




R. bureavii occurs in the wild in two fairly limited areas in northern Yunnan, China,
in open pine forest and rhododendron thickets, at elevations from 10,000-12,800 feet.
It was introduced into cultivation in 1917-1925, and again in 1994.
Its name honors a French professor, Louis Edouard Bureau 1830-1918. 
French botanist and professor of taxanomic botany in Paris. 


Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Hybrids / cultivars where R. bureavii is directly involved:     show indirect inv.
'Aesthetica', 1960, Lancaster, Ben, F., Lackamas Gardens, Camas, Washington, USAR. smirnowii x R. bureavii
'bureavii x Ken Janeck' (photoClick to see more information


bureavii x Ken Janeck
), No hybridiser registered, ,
R. bureavii x R. degronianum ssp yakushimanum 'Ken Janeck'
'Cinnamon Bear' (photoClick to see more information


Cinnamon Bear
), 1964, Smith, C.C. (Cecil), Newberg, Oregon, USA
R. degronianum ssp yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada' x R. bureavii
'Emerald Ice', 1960, Janeck, Kenneth, Tacoma, Washington, USAR. degronianum ssp yakushimanum x R. bureavii
'Fabia Group x bureavii' (photoClick to see more information


Fabia Group x bureavii
), No hybridiser registered, ,
'Fabia Group' x R. bureavii
'Fabia x bureavii' (photoClick to see more information


Fabia x bureavii
), No hybridiser registered, ,
'Fabia' x R. bureavii
'Fabur' (photoClick to see more information


Fabur
), unknown, ,
'Fabia' x R. bureavii
'Gretzel' (photoClick to see more information


Gretzel
), 1960, Lem Halfdan, Seattle, Washington, USA
R. bureavii x 'Fabia Group'
'Hansel' (photoClick to see more information


Hansel
), 1976, Lem Halfdan, Seattle, Washington, USA
R. bureavii x 'Fabia Group'
'Hazel' (photoClick to see more information


Hazel
), 1959, Greer, Harold E., Eugene, Oregon, USA
R. bureavii x ?
'Hydon Velvet' (photoClick to see more information


Hydon Velvet
), 1960, George A.F., Hydon Nursery, Godalming, Surrey, England
R. degronianum ssp yakushimanum x R. bureavii
'Kodiak' (photoClick to see more information


Kodiak
), unknown, ,
R. bureavii x R. degronianum ssp yakushimanum 'Ken Janeck'
'Larsen', 1984, Greer Gardens, , R. bureavii x ?
'Professor Steen Olsen' (photoClick to see more information


Professor Steen Olsen
), 1991, Askjaer, S.A., Spřttrup, Denmark
R. bureavii x ?
'Silver Bear', unknown, , R. degronianum ssp yakushimanum x R. bureavii
'smirnowii x bureavii', No hybridiser registered, , R. smirnowii x R. bureavii
'Suede', 1973, Judson, , R. haematodes ssp haematodes x R. bureavii
'Teddy Bear' (photoClick to see more information


Teddy Bear
), 1980, Briggs Nursery, ,
R. bureavii x R. degronianum ssp yakushimanum
'yakushimanum x bureavii' (photoClick to see more information


yakushimanum x bureavii
), No hybridiser registered, ,
R. degronianum ssp yakushimanum x R. bureavii


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


Ice Prism
), 1998, Barlup, Jim, Bellevue, USA
'bureavii x Ken Janeck' x 'One Thousand Butterflies'
'Cherries and Cream' (photoClick to see more information


Cherries and Cream
), 1989, Workman, Y., Cape Coral, Florida, USA
'Fabia Group x bureavii' x 'Lem's Cameo'
'Choo Choo Darling' (photoClick to see more information


Choo Choo Darling
), 1987, Workman, Y., Cape Coral, Florida, USA
'yakushimanum x Mrs Horace Fogg' x 'Fabia Group x bureavii'
'Daddy Dan', 1970, Griswold, D.A., , 'Fabia Group x bureavii' x 'The Honourable Jean Marie de Montague'
'Doris Griswold', 1975, Griswold, D.A., , 'Fabia Group x bureavii' x 'The Honourable Jean Marie de Montague'
'Elby' (photoClick to see more information


Elby
), 1964, Lem Halfdan, Seattle, Washington, USA
'Fabia Group x bureavii' x 'King of Shrubs x smirnowii'
'Elya' (photoClick to see more information


Elya
), 1968, Larson, H.L., Tacoma, Washington, USA
'Fabia Group x bureavii' x R. degronianum ssp yakushimanum
'Fabia Group x bureavii X Crest', No hybridiser registered, , 'Fabia Group x bureavii' x 'Crest'
'C.I.S. x rex X Hansel', No hybridiser registered, , 'C.I.S. x rex' x 'Hansel'
'Yaku Sunrise x Hansel', No hybridiser registered, , 'Yaku Sunrise' x 'Hansel'
'Zip Tip', 1992, Smith, A.W., Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada'smirnowii x bureavii' x 'Bob As'
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