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R. burmanicum

SubgenusRhododendron
SectionRhododendron
SubsectionMaddeniaClick to see all Maddenia
In cultivation since: 1910

First described: 1914, (Hutch.
John Hutchinson
(1884-1972)
England, Blindburn
Botanical-short: Hutch.
)

Origin: Central Burma (Mount Victoria) 2700-3000 meter

Corolla: funnel-campanulate
Leaves: obovate

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

Winter: evergreen
Bloomtime: midseason
Hardiness: H1
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: yellow

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
: 200 cm. (7ft.)

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

Canada : 2
France : 2
England : 2
United States : 1



Clones / selections
'Elizabeth David', 1980, Mackenzie, E. Mrs, ,


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Rhododendron burmanicum
Photo byKen Gibson
Date08 April, 2004
LocationPrivate garden, Tofino, Vancouver Island, Canada
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Rhododendron burmanicum
Glendoinck form
Photo byClaude & Wendy Lassigne
Date31 March, 2010
Locationprivate garden in Port Moody, BC, Canada
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Rhododendron burmanicum
Glendoick
Photo byKen Gibson
Date08 April, 2004
Locationprivate garden Tofino, Vancouver Island Canada
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Rhododendron burmanicum
Photo byEverard Daniel
Date02 April, 2003
LocationWisley RHS Garden in Surrey
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Rhododendron burmanicum
Glendoinck form
Photo byClaude & Wendy Lassigne
Date01 April, 2010
Locationprivate garden in Port Moody, BC, Canada
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burmanicum 'Elizabeth David'
Rhododendron burmanicum
Photo byEverard Daniel
Date02 April, 2003
LocationRHS Garden Wisley
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burmanicum 'Elizabeth David'
Rhododendron burmanicum
Photo byEverard Daniel
Date02 April, 2003
LocationWisley RHS Garden in Surrey

Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Hybrids / cultivars where R. burmanicum is directly involved:     show indirect inv.
'Alcesta', 1928, Aberconway, Lord, Bodnant, Tal-y-Cafn, WalesR. lutescens x R. burmanicum
'Alcesta Group', 1933, Aberconway, Lord, Bodnant, Tal-y-Cafn, WalesR. lutescens x R. burmanicum
'burmanicum x chrysodoron', No hybridiser registered, , R. burmanicum x R. chrysodoron
'Chrysomanicum' (photoClick to see more information


Chrysomanicum
), 1940, Aberconway, Lord, Bodnant, Tal-y-Cafn, Wales
R. chrysodoron x R. burmanicum
'Fragrantissimum x burmanicum', No hybridiser registered, , 'Fragrantissimum' x R. burmanicum
'Goldfinger', 1965, Loder, Sir Giles, Cuckfield, West Sussex, EnglandR. burmanicum x R. valentinianum
'Lake Lorraine' (photoClick to see more information


Lake Lorraine
), 1968, Scott, R.W., ,
R. burmanicum x R. cuffeanum
'Martha Wright' (photoClick to see more information


Martha Wright
), 1963, Sumner, M.H. & Mrs. F, San Francisco, California, USA
R. burmanicum x 'Fragrantissimum'
'Meadowgold' (photoClick to see more information


Meadowgold
), 1967, Scott, R.W., ,
R. burmanicum x 'Lemon Mist'
'Michael's Pride' (photoClick to see more information


Michael's Pride
), 1964, Michael, Charles, Gorran, Cornwall, England
R. burmanicum x R. dalhousiae var dalhousiae
'Parisienne', 1947, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UKR. valentinianum x R. burmanicum
'Parisienne Group', 1947, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UKR. valentinianum x R. burmanicum
'Roy Hudson', 1970, Kerrigan, Howard, , R. burmanicum x R. nuttallii
'Saffron Prince', 1962, Sumner, M.H. & Mrs. F, San Francisco, California, USA'Saffron Queen' x R. burmanicum
'Saffron Queen' (photoClick to see more information


Saffron Queen
), 1948, Williams, John Charles, Caerhays, Cornwall, England
R. xanthostephanum x R. burmanicum
'Stonelaw', 1990, Dunedin Rhododendron Group, , R. edgeworthii x R. burmanicum


Indirect involvement of R. burmanicum in cultivars: (cultivar = direct child/cultivar of burmanicum)
'Joy Ridge', 1978, Scott, R.W., , 'Rose Scott' x 'burmanicum x chrysodoron'
'Saffron Meadow' (photoClick to see more information


Saffron Meadow
), 1970, Scott, R.L., ,
'burmanicum x chrysodoron' x R. valentinianum
'Coastal Spice' (photoClick to see more information


Coastal Spice
), 1986, Gerdeman, J.W., Yachats, Oregon, USA
'Fragrantissimum x burmanicum' x R. edgeworthii
'Woden's Horse', 1994, Waddington, C.R.W., , 'Michael's Pride' x 'Else Frye'
'Daily Double', 1996, Kerrigan, Howard, , 'Saffron Queen' x R. johnstoneanum
'Saffron Prince', 1962, Sumner, M.H. & Mrs. F, San Francisco, California, USA'Saffron Queen' x R. burmanicum
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