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R. saluenense ssp chameum

SubgenusRhododendron
SectionRhododendron
SubsectionSaluenensiaClick to see all Saluenensia
Synonyms
R. colobodes   (Balf.f.
Isaac Bayley Balfour
(1853-1922)
Scotland, Edinburgh
Botanical-short: Balf.f.
)
R. cosmetum   (Balf.f.
Isaac Bayley Balfour
(1853-1922)
Scotland, Edinburgh
Botanical-short: Balf.f.
& Forrest
George Forrest
(1873-1932)
Scotland, Falkirk
Botanical-short: Forrest
)
R. pamprotum   (Balf.f.
Isaac Bayley Balfour
(1853-1922)
Scotland, Edinburgh
Botanical-short: Balf.f.
& Forrest
George Forrest
(1873-1932)
Scotland, Falkirk
Botanical-short: Forrest
)
R. prostratum   (W.W.Sm.
William Wright Smith
(1875-1956)
Scotland, UK
Botanical-short: W.W.Sm.
)
R. seriocalyx   (Balf.f.
Isaac Bayley Balfour
(1853-1922)
Scotland, Edinburgh
Botanical-short: Balf.f.
& Forrest
George Forrest
(1873-1932)
Scotland, Falkirk
Botanical-short: Forrest
)
In cultivation since: 1914

First described: 1914, (Balf.f.
Isaac Bayley Balfour
(1853-1922)
Scotland, Edinburgh
Botanical-short: Balf.f.
& Forrest
George Forrest
(1873-1932)
Scotland, Falkirk
Botanical-short: Forrest
)

Origin: S.E. Tibet, N.E. Burma, N.W. Yunnan, W.W. Sichuan 3500-5200 meter

Corolla: openly funnel-shaped
Leaves: oblong

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

Winter: evergreen
Bloomtime: 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: purple

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.)

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on hirstum.info: 5
R. saluenense ssp chameum per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

Netherlands : 3
Sweden : 1
Denmark : 1




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Rhododendron saluenense ssp chameum
Photo byHank Helm
Date28 August, 2009
LocationHank Helm Garden, Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
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Rhododendron saluenense ssp chameum
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date09 April, 2010
LocationVan Dusen Botanical Garden, Vancouver BC, Canada
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Rhododendron saluenense ssp chameum
Photo byTommy Andersen
Date04 May, 2010
LocationOdense, Denmark
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Rhododendron saluenense ssp chameum
Photo byRinus Manders
Date29 October, 2014
LocationBodnant Garden, Conwy, Wales, U.K.
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Rhododendron saluenense ssp chameum
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date09 April, 2010
LocationVan Dusen Botanical Garden, Vancouver BC, Canada
See high-resolution version
Rhododendron saluenense ssp chameum
Photo byHank Helm
Date28 August, 2009
LocationHank Helm Garden, Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
See high-resolution version
Rhododendron saluenense ssp chameum
still blooming late
Photo byHank Helm
Date15 July, 2012
LocationHank Helm Garden, Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
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Rhododendron saluenense ssp chameum
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date09 April, 2010
LocationVan Dusen Botanical Garden, Vancouver BC, Canada
See high-resolution version
Rhododendron saluenense ssp chameum
still blooming late
Photo byHank Helm
Date15 July, 2012
LocationHank Helm Garden, Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
See high-resolution version



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