Rhododendron Species


Gallery: ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZHOME to hirsutum.info

R. heliolepis var heliolepis

SubgenusRhododendron
SectionRhododendron
SubsectionHeliolepidaClick to see all Heliolepida
Synonyms
R. oporinum   (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
)
R. plebeium   (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: 1912

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

Origin: Yunnan, Sichuan 2400-3800 meter

Corolla: funnel-shaped
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: 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
: 400 cm. (13ft.)

Registered
In 'Your Garden' you can administrate
your rhododendrons.

To try/see this go 'Home' (top-right).
on hirstum.info: 7
R. heliolepis var heliolepis per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

Netherlands : 3
England : 2
France : 1
Norway : 1




Send questions, information or pictures

Rhododendron heliolepis var heliolepis
Photo byHank Helm
Date
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, WA, USA
See high-resolution version
Rhododendron heliolepis var heliolepis
Photo byRinus Manders
Date10 April, 2014
LocationArboretum Belmonte, Wageningen, Netherlands
See high-resolution version
Rhododendron heliolepis var heliolepis
Photo byRinus Manders
Date10 April, 2014
LocationArboretum Belmonte, Wageningen, Netherlands
See high-resolution version
Rhododendron heliolepis var heliolepis
SBEC0285
Photo byEverard Daniel
Date31 May, 2003
LocationNymans Gardens, Sussex UK
See high-resolution version
Rhododendron heliolepis var heliolepis
R. heliolepis BH- 131
Photo byJens Birck
Date09 June, 2005
Location
See high-resolution version
Rhododendron heliolepis var heliolepis
R. heliolepis BH-131
Photo byJens Birck
Date05 June, 2006
LocationKastrup, Denmark
See high-resolution version
Rhododendron heliolepis var heliolepis
Photo byCoen Zonneveld
Date21 June, 2008
LocationDiepenveen, Netherlands
See high-resolution version
Rhododendron heliolepis var heliolepis
Photo byCoen Zonneveld
Date21 June, 2008
LocationPrivate garden, Diepenveen, Netherlands
Rhododendron heliolepis var heliolepis
Photo byCoen Zonneveld
Date01 June, 2009
LocationPrivate garden, Diepenveen, Netherlands




Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Hybrids / cultivars where R. heliolepis var heliolepis is directly involved:     show indirect inv.
'King Fisher', 1985, Ramsden, Sir John, Muncaster Castle, UKR. heliolepis var heliolepis x R. maddenii ssp maddenii

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Rhododendron Species   Hirsutum.info     Project started 03 June 2009