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R. polycladum

SubgenusRhododendron
SectionRhododendron
SubsectionLapponicaClick to see all Lapponica
Synonyms
R. compactum
R. scintillans
In cultivation since: 1913

First described: 1886, (Franch.
Adrien Ren Franchet
(1834-1900)
France
Botanical-short: Franch.
)

Origin:

Corolla: broadly funnel-shaped
Leaves: narrowly elliptic

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

Winter: evergreen
Bloomtime: early 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: purple

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
: 100 cm. (3ft.)

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on hirstum.info: 7
R. polycladum per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

Netherlands : 5
Finland : 1
France : 1




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Rhododendron polycladum
Photo byRinus Manders
Date23 March, 2014
LocationPrivate garden, Herpen, Netherlands
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Rhododendron polycladum
Photo byRinus Manders
Date23 March, 2014
LocationPrivate garden, Herpen, Netherlands
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Rhododendron polycladum
Photo bySteve Henning
Date04 May, 2003
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, WA, USA
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Rhododendron polycladum
Photo bySteve Henning
Date07 May, 2008
LocationRBG Edinburgh, Scotland
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Rhododendron polycladum
Photo byCoen Zonneveld
Date
LocationDiepenveen, Netherlands
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Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Hybrids / cultivars where R. polycladum is directly involved:     show indirect inv.
'Raisa', 1975, Greer, Harold E., Eugene, Oregon, USAR. hippophaeoides var hippophaeoides x R. polycladum

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