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R. serpyllifolium

SubgenusTsutsusi
SectionTsutsusi
Subsection
Synonyms
serpillyfolium
R. serpyllifolium f album
R. serpyllifolium var albiflorum
In cultivation since: 1882

First described: 1865, (Miq.
Friedrich Anton Wilhelm Miquel
(1811-1871)
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Botanical-short: Miq.
)

Origin: Central and South Japan

Corolla: funnel-shaped
Leaves: unknown

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

Winter: deciduous
Bloomtime: midseason
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: 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
: 120 cm. (4ft.)

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

To try/see this go 'Home' (top-right).
on hirstum.info: 5
R. serpyllifolium per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

Canada : 2
France : 1
United States : 1
Netherlands : 1



Clones / selections
'Albiflorum', 1982, Greer, Harold E., Eugene, Oregon, USA


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Rhododendron serpyllifolium
Photo byHank Helm
Date
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, WA, USA
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Rhododendron serpyllifolium
Photo byHank Helm
Date
LocationHank Helm Garden, Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
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Rhododendron serpyllifolium
Photo byHank Helm
Date
LocationHank Helm Garden, Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
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Rhododendron serpyllifolium
Photo byEverard Daniel
Date02 May, 2007
LocationLeonardslee/Loder Plants, Sussex, UK
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Rhododendron serpyllifolium
R. serpyllifolium RSBG 76-356
Photo byFrederick Thurber
Date25 April, 2012
LocationPrivate garden, Westport Point, Massachusetts, USA
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Rhododendron serpyllifolium
Photo byHank Helm
Date14 June, 2014
LocationPrivate garden, Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
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