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R. kyawii

SubgenusHymenanthes
SectionPontica
SubsectionParishiaClick to see all Parishia
Synonyms
R. agapetum   (Balf.f.
Isaac Bayley Balfour
(1853-1922)
Scotland, Edinburgh
Botanical-short: Balf.f.
& Ward
Lester Frank Ward
(1841-1913)
USA, Joliet, Illinois
Botanical-short: Ward
)
R. prophantum
In cultivation since: 1919

First described: 1914, (Lace
John Henry Lace
(1857-1918)
Botanical-short: Lace
& W.W.Sm.
William Wright Smith
(1875-1956)
Scotland, UK
Botanical-short: W.W.Sm.
)

Origin:

Corolla: tubular-campanulate
Leaves: elliptic to oblong

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

Winter: evergreen
Bloomtime: very late
Hardiness: H2
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: red

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. kyawii per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

France : 2




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Rhododendron kyawii
Photo bySteve Henning
Date30 April, 2003
LocationWashington Park Arboretum, Seattle, WA, USA
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Rhododendron kyawii
Photo bySteve Henning
Date30 April, 2003
LocationWashington Park Arboretum, Seattle, WA, USA
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Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Hybrids / cultivars where R. kyawii is directly involved:     show indirect inv.
'Crossroads' (photoClick to see more information


Crossroads
), 1968, Larson, H.L., Tacoma, Washington, USA
R. kyawii x R. strigillosum
'dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx x kyawii', No hybridiser registered, , R. dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx x R. kyawii
'Europa Group' (photoClick to see more information


Europa Group
), 1937, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK
R. ungernii x R. kyawii
'Firedrake Group' (photoClick to see more information


Firedrake Group
), Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK
'Sardis Group' x R. kyawii
'Indiana Group', 1941, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UKR. dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx x R. kyawii
'Leonore', 1948, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UKR. auriculatum x R. kyawii
'Octopus Group', 1938, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UKR. dichroanthum ssp dichroanthum x R. kyawii
'Richard Gregory', 1955, Gregory, R.M., , R. auriculatum x R. kyawii


Indirect involvement of R. kyawii in cultivars: (cultivar = direct child/cultivar of kyawii)
'Calcutta', 1972, Leach, Dr. David G., North Madison, Ohio, USA'dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx x kyawii' x 'Catalgla'
'Johnny Bender' (photoClick to see more information


Johnny Bender
), unknown, ,
'The Honourable Jean Marie de Montague' x 'Indiana Group'
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