Rhododendron Species


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R. ovatum

SubgenusAzaleastrum
SectionAzaleastrum
Subsection
Synonyms
R. bachii   (H.LÚv.
Augustin Abel Hector LÚveillÚ
(1863-1918)
France
Botanical-short: H.LÚv.
)
R. lamprophyllum   (Hayata
Bunzō Hayata
(1874-1934)
Japan
Botanical-short: Hayata
)
Azalea ovata
R. ovatum var prismatum
R. prismatum
In cultivation since: 1900

First described: 1870, (Maxim.
Carl Johann Maximowicz
(1827-1891)
Russia, Tula
Botanical-short: Maxim.
)

Origin: Central and S.E. China and Taiwan to 2000 meter

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: late midseason
Hardiness: H3
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
: 300 cm. (10ft.)

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

To try/see this go 'Home' (top-right).
on hirstum.info: 5
R. ovatum per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

Netherlands : 2
United States : 2
France : 1




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