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R. auritum

SubgenusRhododendron
SectionRhododendron
SubsectionTephroplepaClick to see all Tephroplepa
In cultivation since: 1924

First described: 1931, (Tagg
Harry F. Tagg
(1874-1933)
Scotland, Edinburgh
Botanical-short: Tagg
)

Origin: Tsangpo Gorge S.E. Tibet, 2100-2600 meter

Corolla: tubular-campanulate
Leaves: narrowly elliptic

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: 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: cream

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
: 250 cm. (8ft.)

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

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on hirstum.info: 2
R. auritum per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

Canada : 1
France : 1




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Rhododendron auritum
Photo byRinus Manders
Date20 May, 2014
LocationMuncaster Castle Garden, Ravenglass, Cumbria, UK
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Rhododendron auritum
Photo byHank Helm
Date
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, WA, USA
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Rhododendron auritum
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date16 April, 2005
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, Washington, USA
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Rhododendron auritum
Photo byRinus Manders
Date20 May, 2014
LocationMuncaster Castle Garden, Ravenglass, Cumbria, UK
See high-resolution version
Rhododendron auritum
Photo byRinus Manders
Date20 May, 2014
LocationMuncaster Castle Garden, Ravenglass, Cumbria, UK
See high-resolution version
Rhododendron auritum
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date16 April, 2005
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, Washington, USA
See high-resolution version



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