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R. veitchianum

SubgenusRhododendron
SectionRhododendron
SubsectionMaddeniaClick to see all Maddenia
Synonyms
R. cubittii   (Hutch.
John Hutchinson
(1884-1972)
England, Blindburn
Botanical-short: Hutch.
)
R. smilesii   (Hutch.
John Hutchinson
(1884-1972)
England, Blindburn
Botanical-short: Hutch.
)
In cultivation since: 1850

First described: 1857, (Hook. f.
Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker
(1817-1911)
England, Suffolk
Botanical-short: Hook. f.
)

Origin: Burma, Thailand, Laos 900-2400 meter

Corolla: open funnel-campanulate
Leaves: obovate to elliptic

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

Winter: evergreen
Bloomtime: unknown
Hardiness: H2
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: white

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.)

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R. veitchianum per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

Canada : 1



Clones / selections
'Margaret Mead', unknown, ,


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Rhododendron veitchianum
Ascombie 79.001
Photo byHank Helm
Date19 March, 2006
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, WA, USA
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Rhododendron veitchianum
Photo byAndrew Leverton
Date22 April, 2014
LocationPrivate garden, London, UK
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Rhododendron veitchianum
Photo byAndrew Leverton
Date22 April, 2014
LocationPrivate garden, London, UK
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Rhododendron veitchianum
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date25 March, 2006
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, Washington, USA
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Rhododendron veitchianum
RSF 74.001
Photo byHank Helm
Date24 March, 2003
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, WA, USA
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Rhododendron veitchianum
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date25 March, 2006
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, Washington, USA
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Rhododendron veitchianum
Ascombie 79.001
Photo byHank Helm
Date19 March, 2006
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, WA, USA
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Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Hybrids / cultivars where R. veitchianum is directly involved:     show indirect inv.
'Forsterianum' (photoClick to see more information


Forsterianum
), 1882, Forster, R.R., ,
R. veitchianum x R. edgeworthii
'johnstoneanum x veitchianum', No hybridiser registered, , R. johnstoneanum x R. veitchianum


Indirect involvement of R. veitchianum in cultivars: (cultivar = direct child/cultivar of veitchianum)
'Bagshot Flame', 1925, Waterer (Bagshot), Surrey, England'Forsterianum' x 'Maxwellii'
'Elegance', 1968, Sumner, M.H. & Mrs. F, San Francisco, California, USA'Forsterianum' x 'Forsterianum'
'Her Majesty', 1889, Veitch & Sons, R., Exeter, Devon, EnglandR. arboreum ssp arboreum x 'Forsterianum'
'La Belle', 1887, Veitch & Sons, R., Exeter, Devon, EnglandR. ciliatum x 'Forsterianum'
'Noyo Charm' (photoClick to see more information


Noyo Charm
), 1969, Scott, R.W., ,
'johnstoneanum x veitchianum' x R. moupinense
'Rose Scott', 1975, Scott, R.W., , 'Else Frye' x 'johnstoneanum x veitchianum'
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