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R. sphaeroblastum var sphaeroblastum

SubgenusHymenanthes
SectionPontica
SubsectionTaliensiaClick to see all Taliensia
In cultivation since: 1904

First described: 1920, (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.W. Sichuan, N.W. Yunnan 3000-4500 meter

Corolla: funnel-campanulate
Leaves: narrowly obovate

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
: 300 cm. (10ft.)

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R. sphaeroblastum var sphaeroblastum per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

Canada : 2
Netherlands : 2
Finland : 1
United States : 1
Sweden : 1
Denmark : 1




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Rhododendron sphaeroblastum var sphaeroblastum
Photo bySusan Lightburn
Date02 May, 2008
LocationLogan Botanical Garden Scotland
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Rhododendron sphaeroblastum var sphaeroblastum
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date26 October, 2009
LocationArboretum Belmonte, Wageningen, Netherlands
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Rhododendron sphaeroblastum var sphaeroblastum
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date26 October, 2009
LocationArboretum Belmonte, Wageningen, Netherlands



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