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R. siderophyllum

SubgenusRhododendron
SectionRhododendron
SubsectionTrifloraClick to see all Triflora
Synonyms
R. ioanthum
R. jahandiezii
R. leucandrum
In cultivation since: ?

First described: 1898, (Franch.
Adrien Ren Franchet
(1834-1900)
France
Botanical-short: Franch.
)

Origin:

Corolla: widely funnel-shaped
Leaves: oblong-lanceolate

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

Winter: evergreen
Bloomtime: midseason
Hardiness: H3
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
: 200 cm. (7ft.)

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

To try/see this go 'Home' (top-right).
on hirstum.info: 4
R. siderophyllum per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

England : 2
Canada : 1
Netherlands : 1




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Rhododendron siderophyllum
Photo byHank Helm
Date26 March, 2007
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, WA, USA
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Rhododendron siderophyllum
Photo byHank Helm
Date26 March, 2007
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, WA, USA
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Rhododendron siderophyllum
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Location
Rhododendron siderophyllum
Photo bySteve Henning
Date07 May, 2008
LocationRBG Edinburgh, Scotland
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