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R. augustinii ssp chasmantum

SubgenusRhododendron
SectionRhododendron
SubsectionTrifloraClick to see all Triflora
Synonyms
R. augustinii f subglabra
R. chasmanthoides   (Balf.f.
Isaac Bayley Balfour
(1853-1922)
Scotland, Edinburgh
Botanical-short: Balf.f.
& Forrest
George Forrest
(1873-1932)
Scotland, Falkirk
Botanical-short: Forrest
)
R. chasmanthum
R. hirsuticostatum   (Hand.-Mazz.
Heinrich Raphael Eduard von Handel-Mazzetti
(1882-1940)
Austria, Vienna
Botanical-short: Hand.-Mazz.
)
In cultivation since: 1919

First described: 1912, (Diels
Dr. Friedrich Ludwig Emil Diels
(1874-1945)
Germany, Hamburg
Botanical-short: Diels
)

Origin: Yunnan, S.E. Tibet and W. Sichuan

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: unknown
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: violet

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
: 400 cm. (13ft.)

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

Netherlands : 2
England : 1
Canada : 1
Denmark : 1
France : 1




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Rhododendron augustinii ssp chasmantum
RSF#69/092
Photo byJohn Weagle
Date26 May, 2011
LocationArgyle, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Rhododendron augustinii ssp chasmantum
RSF#69/092
Photo byJohn Weagle
Date26 May, 2011
LocationArgyle, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Rhododendron augustinii ssp chasmantum
Photo byRinus Manders
Date21 May, 2014
LocationNess Botanic Garden, Neston, Cheshire, UK
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Rhododendron augustinii ssp chasmantum
Photo byRinus Manders
Date21 May, 2014
LocationNess Botanic Garden, Neston, Cheshire, UK
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Rhododendron augustinii ssp chasmantum
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date16 April, 2005
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, Washington, USA
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Rhododendron augustinii ssp chasmantum
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date01 May, 2009
LocationMeerkerk Garden, Whidbey Island USA
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Rhododendron augustinii ssp chasmantum
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date01 May, 2009
LocationMeerkerk Garden, Whidbey Island USA
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Rhododendron augustinii ssp chasmantum
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date30 April, 2005
LocationThe Hopper Garden Victoria, BC, Canada
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Rhododendron augustinii ssp chasmantum
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date23 March, 2010
Locationown garden Nunspeet, Netherlands
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Rhododendron augustinii ssp chasmantum
Photo byTheo Damen
Date21 April, 2004
LocationArboretum Belmonte, Wageningen, Netherlands
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Rhododendron augustinii ssp chasmantum
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date26 October, 2009
LocationArboretum Belmonte, Wageningen, Netherlands





Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Hybrids / cultivars where R. augustinii ssp chasmantum is directly involved:     show indirect inv.
'Alexandra Gordon', 1976, Gordon, Lady Adam, , R. cinnabarinum ssp cinnabarinum Roylei Group x R. augustinii ssp chasmantum
'Blue Mist', 1960, Balch, R.W., Parks & Garden Dept., Dunedin, New ZealandR. augustinii ssp chasmantum x R. maddenii ssp maddenii 'Kotuko'
'Don's Blue Star' (photoClick to see more information


Don's Blue Star
), 2005, Meerkerk, A., Meerkerk Rhododendrons Gardens, Greenbank, Washington, USA
R. augustinii ssp augustinii x R. augustinii ssp chasmantum
'Electra' (photoClick to see more information


Electra
), 1937, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK
R. augustinii ssp chasmantum x R. augustinii ssp augustinii
'Electra Group', 1937, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UKR. augustinii ssp chasmantum x R. augustinii ssp augustinii


Indirect involvement of R. augustinii ssp chasmantum in cultivars: (cultivar = direct child/cultivar of augustinii ssp chasmantum)
'Electra's Son', 1975, Parker, E.K., , 'Electra' x
'Dorset Blue', 1969, May, J., , 'Electra Group' x 'Blue Diamond Group'
'Ilam Violet' (photoClick to see more information


Ilam Violet
), 1947, Stead, E.F., ,
'Electra Group' x R. russatum
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