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R. fletcherianum

SubgenusRhododendron
SectionRhododendron
SubsectionMaddeniaClick to see all Maddenia
In cultivation since: 1932

First described: 1961, (Davidian
H.H. Davidian
(0-0)
Botanical-short: Davidian
)

Origin: S.E. Tibet, 4000-4300 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: 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: 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
: 120 cm. (4ft.)

Registered
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on hirstum.info: 6
R. fletcherianum per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

Canada : 3
Netherlands : 2
Denmark : 1



Clones / selections
'Yellow Bunting', 1964, Cox, P.A. & K.N.E., Glendoick, Scotland


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Rhododendron fletcherianum
Photo byJens Birck
Date30 April, 2009
LocationGlynneden Gardens, Greenbank, Washington, USA
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Rhododendron fletcherianum
Photo byHank Helm
Date09 April, 2003
LocationHank Helm Garden, Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
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Rhododendron fletcherianum
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date16 April, 2005
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, Washington, USA
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Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Hybrids / cultivars where R. fletcherianum is directly involved:     show indirect inv.
'Chiffchaff' (photoClick to see more information


Chiffchaff
), 1976, Cox, Peter A., Glendoick, Scotland
R. hanceanum Nanum Group x R. fletcherianum
'Curlew' (photoClick to see more information


Curlew
), 1970, Cox, Peter A., Glendoick, Scotland
R. ludlowii x R. fletcherianum
'Limoncello' (photoClick to see more information


Limoncello
), 1982, Brueckner, J.B., Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
R. keiskei x R. fletcherianum
'Patty Bee' (photoClick to see more information


Patty Bee
), 1970, Berg, Warren, Port Ludlow, Washington, USA
R. keiskei var ozawae 'Yaku Fairy' x R. fletcherianum
'Teal' (photoClick to see more information


Teal
), 1977, Cox, Peter A., Glendoick, Scotland
R. brachyanthum ssp hypolepidotum x R. fletcherianum
Hybrids where clones/selections of R. fletcherianum are involved (alphabetical per clone)
'Isola Bella' (photoClick to see more information


Isola Bella
), 1979, Brueckner, J.B., Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
R. fletcherianum 'Yellow Bunting' x R. dauricum 'Arctic Pearl'

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