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R. rubiginosum

SubgenusRhododendron
SectionRhododendron
SubsectionHeliolepidaClick to see all Heliolepida
Synonyms
R. catapastum   (Balf.f.
Isaac Bayley Balfour
(1853-1922)
Scotland, Edinburgh
Botanical-short: Balf.f.
& Forrest
George Forrest
(1873-1932)
Scotland, Falkirk
Botanical-short: Forrest
)
R. leclerei   (H.LÚv.
Augustin Abel Hector LÚveillÚ
(1863-1918)
France
Botanical-short: H.LÚv.
)
R. leprosum   (Balf.f.
Isaac Bayley Balfour
(1853-1922)
Scotland, Edinburgh
Botanical-short: Balf.f.
)
R. squarrosum   (Balf.f.
Isaac Bayley Balfour
(1853-1922)
Scotland, Edinburgh
Botanical-short: Balf.f.
)
R. stenoplastum   (Balf.f.
Isaac Bayley Balfour
(1853-1922)
Scotland, Edinburgh
Botanical-short: Balf.f.
& Forrest
George Forrest
(1873-1932)
Scotland, Falkirk
Botanical-short: Forrest
)
In cultivation since: 1889

First described: (Franch.
Adrien RenÚ Franchet
(1834-1900)
France
Botanical-short: Franch.
)

Origin: S.E sichuan, Yunnan, S.E. Tibet, Upper Nurma 2300-4300 meter

Corolla: openly funnel-shaped
Leaves: oblong-elliptic to broadly lanceolate

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

Winter: evergreen
Bloomtime: very early
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
: 900 cm. (30ft.)

Registered
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on hirstum.info: 26
R. rubiginosum per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

Netherlands : 10
Canada : 7
England : 5
United States : 1
France : 1
Norway : 1
Sweden : 1



Clones / selections
'Finch', Henny, Rudolph, Brooks, Oregon, USA
'Rosey Ball', unknown, ,
'Wakehurst', unknown, ,


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Rhododendron rubiginosum
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date09 April, 2010
LocationUniversity of Britsh Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
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Rhododendron rubiginosum
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date16 April, 2005
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, Washington, USA
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Rhododendron rubiginosum
Photo byJens Birck
Date13 May, 2006
LocationKastrup, Denmark
Rhododendron rubiginosum
Photo byHank Helm
Date21 March, 2007
LocationHank Helm Garden, Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
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Rhododendron rubiginosum
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date16 April, 2005
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, Washington, USA
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Rhododendron rubiginosum
Photo byHank Helm
Date
LocationHank Helm Garden, Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
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Rhododendron rubiginosum
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date13 April, 2010
Locationown garden Nunspeet, Netherlands
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Rhododendron rubiginosum
Photo byCoen Zonneveld
Date08 April, 2009
LocationPrivate garden, Diepenveen, Netherlands
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Rhododendron rubiginosum
Photo byTijs Huisman
Date16 April, 2007
Location
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Rhododendron rubiginosum
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date16 April, 2005
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, Washington, USA
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Rhododendron rubiginosum
Photo byHank Helm
Date19 April, 2011
LocationHank Helm Garden, Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
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Rhododendron rubiginosum
Photo byHank Helm
Date19 April, 2011
LocationHank Helm Garden, Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
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Rhododendron rubiginosum
The Ultimate Rhododendron Conference participants
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date10 April, 2010
LocationUniversity of Britsh Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
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Rhododendron rubiginosum
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date16 April, 2005
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, Washington, USA
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Rhododendron rubiginosum
Photo byHank Helm
Date13 July, 2012
LocationHank Helm Garden, Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
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Rhododendron rubiginosum
Photo byHank Helm
Date19 March, 2013
LocationHank Helm Garden, Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
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Rhododendron rubiginosum
Photo byHank Helm
Date19 March, 2013
LocationHank Helm Garden, Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
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Rhododendron rubiginosum
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date21 August, 2009
LocationUBC Botanical Gardens, Vancouver





Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Hybrids / cultivars where R. rubiginosum is directly involved:     show indirect inv.
'Edna Eve Chandler', 1950, Chandler, E.E., , R. rubiginosum x ?
'Lavendula' (photoClick to see more information


Lavendula
), 1952, Hobbie, Dietrich G., Westerstede/Linswege, Germany
'russatum x saluenense' x R. rubiginosum

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