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R. javanicum ssp javanicum

SubgenusRhododendron
SectionVireya
SubsectionEuvireyaClick to see all Euvireya
In cultivation since: 1845

First described: 1838, (Benn
John Joseph Bennett
(1801-1876)
Botanical-short: Benn
)

Origin: Indonesia

Corolla: funnel-shaped
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: 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: orange

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
: 500 cm. (17ft.)



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Rhododendron javanicum ssp javanicum
Photo byHank Helm
Date15 November, 2008
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, WA, USA
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Rhododendron javanicum ssp javanicum
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Date02 December, 2005
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, WA, USA
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Rhododendron javanicum ssp javanicum
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Rhododendron javanicum ssp javanicum
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Date02 December, 2005
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Rhododendron javanicum ssp javanicum
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Date02 December, 2005
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Rhododendron javanicum ssp javanicum
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Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Hybrids / cultivars where R. javanicum ssp javanicum is directly involved:     show indirect inv.
'Ajax', 1890, Veitch & Son, J., Royal Exotic Nurseries, Chelsea, London, England'Crown Princess of Germany' x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'Amabile', unknown, , R. javanicum ssp javanicum x 'Princess Alexandra'
'Ambient', unknown, , R. javanicum ssp javanicum x 'Princess Alexandra'
'Anacape', unknown, , 'Marshall Pierce Madison' x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'Aphrodite', unknown, , R. javanicum ssp javanicum x 'Princess Alexandra'
'Apollo', unknown, , 'Crown Princess of Germany' x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'Athanasius', unknown, , 'laetum X viriosum x macgregoriae' x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'Aurora', unknown, , 'Crown Princess of Germany' x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'Baroness Henry Schröder', 1883, Veitch & Sons, R., Exeter, Devon, England'Princess Royal' x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'Brilliant', unknown, , 'Duchess of Edinburgh' x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'Brunette', unknown, , R. javanicum ssp javanicum x 'Princess Frederica'
'Cardinale', unknown, , 'Duchess of Edinburgh' x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'Ceres', unknown, , R. javanicum ssp javanicum x R. javanicum ssp teysmannii
'Cherry Harmony', 1985, Waghorn, F.R., , 'Sweet Wendy' x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'Conquerer', unknown, , 'Duchess of Connaught' x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'Crimson Lightning', unknown, , R. konori var konori x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'Dante', 1891, Veitch & Sons, R., Exeter, Devon, England'Crown Princess of Germany' x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'Daviesii', 1891, Davies, I, Ormskirk, Lancashire, EnglandR. retusum var retusum x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'Diadem', 1889, Veitch & Son, J., Royal Exotic Nurseries, Chelsea, London, England'Duchess of Edinburgh' x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'Doctor Hermann Sleumer x javanicum', No hybridiser registered, , 'Doctor Hermann Sleumer' x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'Empress', unknown, , 'Crown Princess of Germany' x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'Excelsior', 1891, Veitch & Son, J., Royal Exotic Nurseries, Chelsea, London, EnglandR. javanicum ssp javanicum x 'Princess Royal'
'Exquisite', Veitch & Son, J., Royal Exotic Nurseries, Chelsea, London, EnglandR. javanicum ssp javanicum x R. javanicum ssp teysmannii
'Fabergé's Egg', 1989, Snell, G.L.S., Vireya Venue, Maleny, Queensland, Australia'intranervatum x Pink Delight' x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'Favourite', unknown, , R. javanicum ssp javanicum x 'Princess Alexandra'
'Flame', unknown, , R. javanicum ssp javanicum x ?
'Flaming Ball', unknown, , R. laetum x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'Gloria Mundi', unknown, , 'Crown Princess of Germany' x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'Indian Yellow', 1885, Veitch & Sons, R., Exeter, Devon, England'Crown Princess of Germany' x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'Jasminiflorum Carminatum', 1881, Veitch & Sons, R., Exeter, Devon, EnglandR. jasminiflorum ssp jasminiflorum x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'Java Light', 1981, Stanton, D.B., Wollongong, New South Wales, AustraliaR. laetum x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'Java Rose', 1999, No hybridiser registered, , 'Salmon Sensation' x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'javanicum x konori', No hybridiser registered, , R. javanicum ssp javanicum x R. konori var konori
'javanicum x Triumphans', No hybridiser registered, , R. javanicum ssp javanicum x 'Triumphans'
'javanicum x viriosum', No hybridiser registered, , R. javanicum ssp javanicum x R. viriosum
'Jeanhee', 1981, Moynier, W.A., , 'Felinda' x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'Jock's Cairn' (photo), unknown, , R. brookeanum ssp brookeanum x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'Jungle Beauty', unknown, , R. laetum x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'King Edward VII', unknown, , R. javanicum ssp javanicum x R. javanicum ssp teysmannii
'konori x javanicum', No hybridiser registered, , R. konori var konori x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'leucogicas x laetum X javanicum', No hybridiser registered, , 'leucogigas x laetum' x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'Lord Wolseley', unknown, , 'Duchess of Teck' x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'Luteoroseum', 1886, Veitch & Sons, R., Exeter, Devon, EnglandR. javanicum ssp javanicum x 'Princess Alexandra'
'Minerva', 1865, Veitch & Sons, R., Exeter, Devon, EnglandR. javanicum ssp javanicum x 'Princess Alexandra'
'Ne plus Ultra', 1892, Veitch & Sons, R., Exeter, Devon, EnglandR. javanicum ssp javanicum x 'Duchess of Edinburgh'
'Orange Harmony', 1985, Waghorn, F.R., , 'Sweet Wendy' x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'Penglow', 1983, Clyde Smith, J., , R. laetum x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'Peter Valder One', unknown, , 'Cristo Rey' x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'Peter Valder Two', unknown, , 'Cristo Rey' x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'Princess Royal', 1850, Veitch & Sons, R., Exeter, Devon, EnglandR. jasminiflorum ssp jasminiflorum x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'Queen of the Roses', 1891, Veitch & Son, J., Royal Exotic Nurseries, Chelsea, London, EnglandR. javanicum ssp javanicum x 'Princess Alexandra'
'Queen of the Yellows', 1886, Veitch & Son, J., Royal Exotic Nurseries, Chelsea, London, EnglandR. javanicum ssp javanicum x 'Princess Frederica'
'Rocky's Mom', unknown, , 'Felinda X aurigeranum x Doctor Hermann Sleumer' x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'Rose', 1891, Veitch & Son, J., Royal Exotic Nurseries, Chelsea, London, EnglandR. javanicum ssp javanicum x 'Princess Alexandra'
'Rose Perfection', unknown, , R. javanicum ssp javanicum x 'Princess Alexandra'
'San Clemente', 1989, Moynier, W.A., , 'Marshall Pierce Madison' x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'Scarlet Crown', 1883, Veitch & Son, J., Royal Exotic Nurseries, Chelsea, London, England'Duchess of Edinburgh' x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'Sir George Holford', unknown, , R. javanicum ssp javanicum x ?
'Souvenir de J.H. Mangles', unknown, , 'Crown Princess of Germany' x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'Star of India', unknown, , 'Crown Princess of Germany' x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'Sybil', 1894, Veitch & Sons, R., Exeter, Devon, EnglandR. javanicum ssp javanicum x ?
'Thalia', unknown, , R. javanicum ssp javanicum x 'Princess Royal'
'Thetis', unknown, , R. javanicum ssp javanicum x 'Princess Frederica'
'Triton', unknown, , R. javanicum ssp javanicum x R. multicolor
'Triumphans', unknown, , 'Princess Royal' x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'Triumphans x javanicum', No hybridiser registered, , 'Triumphans' x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'Tropic Fanfare', unknown, , R. javanicum ssp javanicum x R. viriosum
'viriosum x javanicum', No hybridiser registered, , R. viriosum x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'Wild Redhead', 1988, Rouse, J.L., Toorak, Victoria, AustraliaR. retusum var retusum x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'zoelleri x javanicum', No hybridiser registered, , R. zoelleri x R. javanicum ssp javanicum


Indirect involvement of R. javanicum ssp javanicum in cultivars: (cultivar = direct child/cultivar of javanicum ssp javanicum)
'Acidalia', 1891, Veitch & Sons, R., Exeter, Devon, England'Amabile' x R. javanicum ssp teysmannii
'The Queen', unknown, , 'Amabile' x R. javanicum ssp teysmannii
'Strawberry Delight', unknown, , 'Island Sunset' x 'Doctor Hermann Sleumer x javanicum'
'Clorinda', unknown, , 'Jasminiflorum Carminatum' x 'Minerva'
'Ruby', unknown, , 'Jasminiflorum Carminatum' x R. multicolor var curtisii
'Jim Hillegass', unknown, , 'javanicum x Triumphans' x R. aurigeranum ssp aurigeranum
'Weston Glow', unknown, , 'javanicum x viriosum' x R. laetum
'Sherla', unknown, , 'leucogicas x laetum X javanicum' x R. konori var konori
'Ariel', unknown, , 'Lord Wolseley' x
'Boule D'Or', unknown, , 'Lord Wolseley' x R. javanicum ssp teysmannii
'Cloth of Gold', unknown, , R. javanicum ssp teysmannii x 'Lord Wolseley'
'Yellow Perfection', 1888, VEG Saatzucht Zierplanzen Erfurt, , 'Lord Wolseley' x R. javanicum ssp teysmannii
'Clorinda', unknown, , 'Jasminiflorum Carminatum' x 'Minerva'
'Garnet', 1925, Holford, Sir George, , 'Ne plus Ultra' x 'Ruby'
'Hoku Ula', 1997, Mitchell, R.A., , R. hellwigii x 'Ne plus Ultra'
'Kapo', unknown, , R. hellwigii x 'Ne plus Ultra'
'Sarah Meejean', unknown, , 'Clipsie' x 'Ne plus Ultra'
'Baroness Henry Schröder', 1883, Veitch & Sons, R., Exeter, Devon, England'Princess Royal' x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'Crown Princess of Germany', unknown, , R. brookeanum ssp brookeanum var gracile x 'Princess Royal'
'Czarina', unknown, , 'Princess Royal' x R. javanicum ssp teysmannii
'Duchess of Fife', 1889, Veitch & Son, J., Royal Exotic Nurseries, Chelsea, London, England'Princess Royal' x R. javanicum ssp teysmannii
'Duchess of Teck', 1979, Veitch & Son, J., Royal Exotic Nurseries, Chelsea, London, England'Princess Royal' x R. brookeanum ssp brookeanum var gracile
'Duke of Teck', 1900, Veitch & Son, J., Royal Exotic Nurseries, Chelsea, London, EnglandR. brookeanum ssp gracile x 'Princess Royal'
'Excelsior', 1891, Veitch & Son, J., Royal Exotic Nurseries, Chelsea, London, EnglandR. javanicum ssp javanicum x 'Princess Royal'
'Pearl', unknown, , 'Princess Royal' x R. griffithianum
'Princess Alexandra', 1865, Veitch & Sons, R., Exeter, Devon, EnglandR. jasminiflorum ssp jasminiflorum x 'Princess Royal'
'Thalia', unknown, , R. javanicum ssp javanicum x 'Princess Royal'
'Triumphans', unknown, , 'Princess Royal' x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'Sir George Holford x leucogigas', No hybridiser registered, , 'Sir George Holford' x R. leucogigas
'Kerrigan', unknown, , R. laetum x 'Souvenir de J.H. Mangles'
'Vladimir Bukovsky' (photo), 1968, Lelliott, T., Boronia, Victoria, AustraliaR. laetum x 'Souvenir de J.H. Mangles'
'javanicum x Triumphans', No hybridiser registered, , R. javanicum ssp javanicum x 'Triumphans'
'Scarlet Beauty', 1978, Stanton, D.B., Wollongong, New South Wales, AustraliaR. laetum x 'Triumphans'
'Triumphans x javanicum', No hybridiser registered, , 'Triumphans' x R. javanicum ssp javanicum
'Cair Paravel', 1972, Sullivan, P., , 'Triumphans x javanicum' x R. leucogigas
'Red Rooster', unknown, , R. zoelleri x 'viriosum x javanicum'
'Emmanuel', unknown, , 'zoelleri x javanicum' x 'Doctor Hermann Sleumer'
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