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R. wardii Litiense Group

SubgenusHymenanthes
SectionPontica
SubsectionCampanulataClick to see all Campanulata
In cultivation since: ?

First described: (Balf.f.
Isaac Bayley Balfour
(1853-1922)
Scotland, Edinburgh
Botanical-short: Balf.f.
& Forrest
George Forrest
(1873-1932)
Scotland, Falkirk
Botanical-short: Forrest
)

Origin:

About wardii Litiense Group : "from Li-ti-ping, Yunnan"

Corolla: saucer-shaped
Leaves: oblong

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

Winter: evergreen
Bloomtime: late 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: 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
: 500 cm. (17ft.)

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

Canada : 1
France : 1




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Rhododendron wardii Litiense Group
Photo byHank Helm
Date17 May, 2009
LocationHank Helm Garden, Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
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Rhododendron wardii Litiense Group
Photo byHank Helm
Date
LocationHank Helm Garden, Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
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Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Hybrids / cultivars where R. wardii Litiense Group is directly involved:     show indirect inv.
'Clewer' (photoClick to see more information


Clewer
), 1966, Crown Estate Commissioners, Windsor, Berkshire, England
R. wardii Litiense Group x 'Crest'
'Constable' (photoClick to see more information


Constable
), 1947, Hanger, F.E.W., RHS Garden, Wisley, Surrey, England
'Jervis Bay' x R. wardii Litiense Group
'Cool Haven', 1948, Crosfield, J. J., Embley Park, Romsey, Hampshire, UK'Chaste Group' x R. wardii Litiense Group
'Eddystone', 1965, Hanger, F.E.W., RHS Garden, Wisley, Surrey, England'Adriaan Koster' x R. wardii Litiense Group
'Falkner Alison', 1970, Rothschild, Edmund Leopold de, Southampton, UK'Exbury Naomi' x R. wardii Litiense Group
'Grapefruit', 1948, Embley Park, (J.J. Crossfield), Hampshire, England'Chaste Group' x R. wardii Litiense Group
'Lascaux', 1947, Hanger, F.E.W., RHS Garden, Wisley, Surrey, England'Fabia Group' x R. wardii Litiense Group
'litiense X Loderi Venus x wardii' (photoClick to see more information


litiense X Loderi Venus x wardii
), No hybridiser registered, ,
R. wardii Litiense Group x 'Loderi Venus x wardii'
'Moonshine Glow', 1947, Hanger, F.E.W., RHS Garden, Wisley, Surrey, England'Adriaan Koster' x R. wardii Litiense Group
'Moonshine Group', 1947, Hanger, F.E.W., RHS Garden, Wisley, Surrey, England'Adriaan Koster' x R. wardii Litiense Group
'Moonshine Supreme', 1947, Hanger, F.E.W., RHS Garden, Wisley, Surrey, England'Adriaan Koster' x R. wardii Litiense Group
'Venus' (photoClick to see more information


Venus
), 1978, Bruns, J Nursery, Bad Zwischenahn, Germany
'Berryrose Group' x R. wardii Litiense Group
'Vinecrest' (photoClick to see more information


Vinecrest
), 1972, Begg, K., ,
'La Bar's White x fortunei X wardii' x R. wardii Litiense Group
'Wishmoor' (photoClick to see more information


Wishmoor
), 1972, Crown Estate Commissioners, Windsor, Berkshire, England
R. degronianum ssp yakushimanum x R. wardii Litiense Group


Indirect involvement of R. wardii Litiense Group in cultivars: (cultivar = direct child/cultivar of wardii Litiense Group)
'Golden Splendour' (photoClick to see more information


Golden Splendour
), 1987, Millais, E.G., ,
'Ladybird Group x Inamorata Group' x 'Lascaux'
'Summer Dawn', 1987, Millais, E.G., , 'Ladybird Group x Inamorata Group' x 'Lascaux'
'No. 6 x Venus' (photoClick to see more information


No. 6 x Venus
), Watson, E.M. Mrs. (Elsie), Kirkland, WA, USA
'No. 6' x 'Venus'
'A La Mode' (photoClick to see more information


A La Mode
), 1995, Smith, A.W., Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
'Vinecrest' x 'Kettledrum'
'Contempo', 1985, Smith, A.W., Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada'Vinecrest' x 'Mitch'
'Delp's Bountiful', 1992, Smith, A.W., Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada'Vinecrest' x 'Delp's Cindy Lou'
'Valentine's Day', 1989, Smith, A.W., Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada'Vinecrest' x 'Kettledrum'
'Vinecrest x Marypat', No hybridiser registered, , 'Vinecrest' x 'Marypat'
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