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R. acrophilum

SubgenusRhododendron
SectionVireya
SubsectionEuvireyaClick to see all Euvireya
In cultivation since: 1992

First described: 1953, (Merr.
Elmer Drew Merrill
(1876-1956)
USA, Maine, East Aubrun
Botanical-short: Merr.
& Quisumb.
Eduardo Quisumbing
(1895-1986)
Philipines
Botanical-short: Quisumb.
)

Origin:

Corolla: tubular funnel-shaped
Leaves: elliptic

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

Winter: evergreen
Bloomtime: unknown
Hardiness:
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: yellow

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
: 100 cm. (3ft.)



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Rhododendron acrophilum
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LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, WA, USA
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