Rhododendron Species


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R. meddianum var meddianum

SubgenusHymenanthes
SectionPontica
SubsectionThomsoniaClick to see all Thomsonia
In cultivation since: ?

First described:

Origin:

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: unknown
Hardiness:
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: ????

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
: ?

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

England : 1
France : 1




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Rhododendron meddianum var meddianum
Photo byAlan Gregg
Date01 April, 2005
LocationSwansea Botanical Complex, Wales, UK
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Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Hybrids / cultivars where R. meddianum var meddianum is directly involved:     show indirect inv.
'Alesia Group', 1936, Aberconway, Lord, Bodnant, Tal-y-Cafn, Wales'Portia' x R. meddianum var meddianum
'Jaipur Group', 1942, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UKR. forrestii Repens Group x R. meddianum var meddianum
'Kenlis', 1948, Headfort, Lord, Kells, Meath, IrelandR. orbiculare ssp orbiculare x R. meddianum var meddianum
'Machrie', 1965, National Trust for Scotland, , R. meddianum var meddianum x ?
'Queen of Hearts' (photoClick to see more information


Queen of Hearts
), 1949, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK
R. meddianum var meddianum x 'Moser's Maroon'
'Queen of Hearts Group', 1949, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UKR. meddianum var meddianum x 'Moser's Maroon'
'Rocket', 1938, Stevenson, J.B., Ascot, Berkshire, EnglandR. meddianum var meddianum x R. strigillosum
'Zarie Group', 1939, Stevenson, J.B., Ascot, Berkshire, EnglandR. catawbiense x R. meddianum var meddianum


Indirect involvement of R. meddianum var meddianum in cultivars: (cultivar = direct child/cultivar of meddianum var meddianum)
'J'aime', 1963, Brandt, Lester E., Tacoma, Washington, USA'Jaipur Group' x 'May Day Group'
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