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R. floribundum

SubgenusHymenanthes
SectionPontica
SubsectionArgyrophyllaClick to see all Argyrophylla
In cultivation since: 1988

First described: 1886, (Franch.
Adrien Ren Franchet
(1834-1900)
France
Botanical-short: Franch.
)

Origin: C+S. Sichuan 1200-2600 meter

Corolla: unknown
Leaves: unknown

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

Winter: evergreen
Bloomtime: early midseason
Hardiness: H4
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: purple

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: 14
R. floribundum per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

Netherlands : 7
Belgium : 2
United States : 2
England : 1
Norway : 1
France : 1




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Rhododendron floribundum
Photo bySusan Lightburn
Date25 March, 2020
Locationprivate garden Nanoose Bay, Vancouver Island, Canada
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Rhododendron floribundum
Photo byCoen Zonneveld
Date24 March, 2009
LocationPrivate garden, Diepenveen, Netherlands
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Rhododendron floribundum
R. floribundum RSBG 94-283
Photo byFrederick Thurber
Date18 April, 2012
LocationPrivate garden, Westport Point, Massachusetts, USA
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Rhododendron floribundum
Photo bySusan Lightburn
Date25 March, 2010
Locationprivate garden Nanoose Bay, Vancouver Island, Canada
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Rhododendron floribundum
Photo byEverard Daniel
Date14 April, 2004
LocationLeonardslee/Loder Plants, Sussex, UK
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Rhododendron floribundum
Photo byCoen Zonneveld
Date24 March, 2009
LocationPrivate garden, Diepenveen, Netherlands
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Rhododendron floribundum
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date25 July, 2009
LocationNunspeet, Netherlands
Rhododendron floribundum
Photo byKen Gibson
DateApril, 2002
LocationPrivate garden, Tofino, Vancouver Island, Canada




Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Hybrids / cultivars where R. floribundum is directly involved:     show indirect inv.
'Muncaster Mist' (photoClick to see more information


Muncaster Mist
), 1964, Ramsden, Sir John, Muncaster Castle, UK
R. campanulatum ssp campanulatum x R. floribundum
'Swinhoe', 1963, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UKR. floribundum x ?

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