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R. myrtifolium

SubgenusRhododendron
SectionRhododendron
SubsectionRhododendronClick to see all Rhododendron
Synonyms
R. ferrugineum ssp kotschyi
R. kotschyi   (Simonk.
Lajos von Simonkai
(1851-1910)
Hungary
Botanical-short: Simonk.
)
In cultivation since: 1846

First described: 1851, (Schott
Heinrich Wilhelm Schott
(1794-1865)
Moravia, Brno
Botanical-short: Schott
& Kotschy
Theodor Kotschy
(1789-1856)
Austria
Botanical-short: Kotschy
)

Origin: Bulgaria, Slovenia, Romania, S.W. Russia 1500-2400 meter

Corolla: narrowly tubular
Leaves: elliptic to oblanceolate

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: H5
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
: 60 cm. (2ft.)

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

To try/see this go 'Home' (top-right).
on hirstum.info: 12
R. myrtifolium per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

United States : 4
Norway : 3
Finland : 3
France : 1
Netherlands : 1




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Rhododendron myrtifolium
Photo byJens Birck
Date27 May, 2012
Locationprivate garden Kastrup, Denmark
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Rhododendron myrtifolium
Photo byRinus Manders
Date30 April, 2014
LocationPrivate garden, Herpen, Netherlands
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Rhododendron myrtifolium
Photo byJens Birck
Date12 May, 2003
LocationKastrup, Denmark
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Rhododendron myrtifolium
Photo byRinus Manders
Date30 April, 2014
LocationPrivate garden, Herpen, Netherlands
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Rhododendron myrtifolium
Photo byRinus Manders
Date28 April, 2014
LocationPrivate garden, Herpen, Netherlands
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Rhododendron myrtifolium
Photo byRinus Manders
Date28 April, 2014
LocationPrivate garden, Herpen, Netherlands
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Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Hybrids / cultivars where R. myrtifolium is directly involved:     show indirect inv.
'sargentianum x myrtifolium' (photoClick to see more information


sargentianum x myrtifolium
), No hybridiser registered, ,
R. sargentianum x R. myrtifolium

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