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R. glaucophyllum var glaucophyllum

SubgenusRhododendron
SectionRhododendron
SubsectionGlaucaClick to see all Glauca
Synonyms
R. glaucum   (Hook. f.
Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker
(1817-1911)
England, Suffolk
Botanical-short: Hook. f.
)
In cultivation since: 1850

First described: 1945, (Rehder
Alfred Rehder
(1863-1949)
Germany
Botanical-short: Rehder
)

Origin: E. Nepal, India, Bhutan, S. Tibet, 2700-3700 meter

Corolla: campanulate
Leaves: elliptic to lanceolate

Habit: terrestrial
epiphytic = living on dead organic material (decaying trees f.i)
terrestrial = in soil (like in your garden)

Winter: evergreen
Bloomtime: midseason
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: pink

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
: 150 cm. (5ft.)

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on hirstum.info: 16
R. glaucophyllum var glaucophyllum per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

Netherlands : 10
Canada : 3
France : 2
United States : 1



Clones / selections
'Len Beer', 1977, Dryden, K.N. Mrs, ,


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Rhododendron glaucophyllum var glaucophyllum
Photo byRinus Manders
Date02 May, 2014
LocationPrivate garden Coen Zonneveld, Diepenveen, Netherlands
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Rhododendron glaucophyllum var glaucophyllum
69.726
Photo byHank Helm
Date
LocationHank Helm Garden, Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
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Rhododendron glaucophyllum var glaucophyllum
Photo byHank Helm
Date
LocationHank Helm Garden, Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
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Rhododendron glaucophyllum var glaucophyllum
BLM 0329
Photo byDouglas Justice
Date06 April, 2010
LocationUBC Botanical Gardens, Vancouver
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Rhododendron glaucophyllum var glaucophyllum
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date21 April, 2005
LocationMike Bale's Garden: Lu Zhu, Agassiz, BC, Canada
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Rhododendron glaucophyllum var glaucophyllum
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date13 May, 2006
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, Washington, USA
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Rhododendron glaucophyllum var glaucophyllum
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date13 May, 2006
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, Washington, USA
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Rhododendron glaucophyllum var glaucophyllum
Photo byTheo Damen
Date22 April, 2009
LocationArboretum Belmonte, Wageningen, Netherlands
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Rhododendron glaucophyllum var glaucophyllum
Photo byTheo Damen
Date22 April, 2009
LocationArboretum Belmonte, Wageningen, Netherlands
Rhododendron glaucophyllum var glaucophyllum
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date09 September, 2009
LocationNunspeet, Netherlands
Rhododendron glaucophyllum var glaucophyllum
BLM 0329
Photo byDouglas Justice
Date06 April, 2010
LocationUBC Botanical Gardens, Vancouver
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Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Hybrids / cultivars where R. glaucophyllum var glaucophyllum is directly involved:     show indirect inv.
'Hampreston Group', 1937, Marchant, W.J., , R. glaucophyllum var glaucophyllum x R. russatum
'Quail' (photoClick to see more information


Quail
), 1993, Glendoick Gardens, ,
R. keiskei var ozawae 'Yaku Fairy' x R. glaucophyllum var glaucophyllum
'Rosy Bell', 1894, Davies, I, Ormskirk, Lancashire, EnglandR. ciliatum x R. glaucophyllum var glaucophyllum


Indirect involvement of R. glaucophyllum var glaucophyllum in cultivars: (cultivar = direct child/cultivar of glaucophyllum var glaucophyllum)
'Almond Thacker Group', 1946, Thacker, T.C., , R. racemosum x 'Rosy Bell'
'Lady Berrry', 1935, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK'Rosy Bell' x 'Royal Flush Group'
'Lady Berry Group', 1935, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK'Rosy Bell' x 'Royal Flush Group'
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