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R. falconeri ssp falconeri

SubgenusHymenanthes
SectionPontica
SubsectionFalconeraClick to see all Falconera
In cultivation since: 1850

First described: 1849, (Hook. f.
Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker
(1817-1911)
England, Suffolk
Botanical-short: Hook. f.
)

Origin: E. Nepal, SIkkim, Bhutan and Arunachal Pradesh 2700-4300 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: 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
: 900 cm. (30ft.)

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on hirstum.info: 10
R. falconeri ssp falconeri per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

England : 3
Netherlands : 3
Canada : 2
Germany : 1
United States : 1



Natural Hybrids
decipiens =(hodgsonii x falconeri ssp falconeri)


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Rhododendron falconeri ssp falconeri
Photo byRinus Manders
Date20 May, 2014
LocationMuncaster Castle Garden, Ravenglass, Cumbria, UK
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Rhododendron falconeri ssp falconeri
Photo byEverard Daniel
Date28 April, 2007
LocationLeonardslee/Loder Plants, Sussex, UK
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Rhododendron falconeri ssp falconeri
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date09 March, 2010
Locationprivate garden Nanaimo, BC, Canada
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Rhododendron falconeri ssp falconeri
CH&M 3017 Bhutan
Photo byDr. Stephan Bubert
Date10 May, 2013
LocationPrivate garden, Hamburg, Germany
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Rhododendron falconeri ssp falconeri
CH&M 3017 Bhutan
Photo byDr. Stephan Bubert
Date10 May, 2013
LocationPrivate garden, Hamburg, Germany
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Rhododendron falconeri ssp falconeri
CH&M 3017 Bhutan
Photo byDr. Stephan Bubert
Date10 May, 2013
LocationPrivate garden, Hamburg, Germany
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Rhododendron falconeri ssp falconeri
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date09 March, 2010
Locationprivate garden Nanaimo, BC, Canada
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Rhododendron falconeri ssp falconeri
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date16 April, 2005
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, Washington, USA
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Rhododendron falconeri ssp falconeri
Photo byEverard Daniel
Date28 April, 2007
LocationLeonardslee/Loder Plants, Sussex, UK
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Rhododendron falconeri ssp falconeri
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date09 April, 2010
LocationUniversity of Britsh Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
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Rhododendron falconeri ssp falconeri
Photo byEverard Daniel
Date25 October, 2003
LocationSheffield Park, Sussex, UK
Rhododendron falconeri ssp falconeri
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date10 April, 2010
LocationUniversity of Britsh Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
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Rhododendron falconeri ssp falconeri
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date10 April, 2010
LocationUniversity of Britsh Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
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Rhododendron falconeri ssp falconeri
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date21 August, 2009
LocationUBC Botanical Gardens, Vancouver
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Rhododendron falconeri ssp falconeri
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date21 August, 2009
LocationUBC Botanical Gardens, Vancouver
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Rhododendron falconeri ssp falconeri
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date21 August, 2009
LocationUBC Botanical Gardens, Vancouver
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Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Hybrids / cultivars where R. falconeri ssp falconeri is directly involved:     show indirect inv.
'Albertii', 1843, No hybridiser registered, , R. falconeri ssp falconeri x R. ponticum
'Brown Bess', 1983, Horlick, Sir John, , R. falconeri ssp falconeri x R. hodgsonii
'Charles', 1938, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UKR. falconeri ssp falconeri x R. sinogrande
'Churchill', 1926, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UKR. falconeri ssp falconeri x R. sinogrande
'Colonel Rogers Group' (photoClick to see more information


Colonel Rogers Group
), 1926, Rogers, Sevenoaks, Kent, UK
R. falconeri ssp falconeri x R. niveum
'Elisabethae', 1926, Reuthe, G. Ltd, Ightham, Kent, EnglandR. falconeri ssp falconeri x 'Elsae Group'
'Elsae', 1925, Reuthe, G. Ltd, Ightham, Kent, EnglandR. grande x R. falconeri ssp falconeri
'Elsae Group', 1860, Boscawen, J.T. Hon., , R. grande x R. falconeri ssp falconeri
'Faltho' (photoClick to see more information


Faltho
), 1954, Loder, Sir Giles, Cuckfield, West Sussex, England
R. falconeri ssp falconeri x R. thomsonii ssp thomsonii
'Fortune' (photoClick to see more information


Fortune
), 1938, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK
R. falconeri ssp falconeri x R. sinogrande
'J.E. Harris', 1940, Harris, J.G.E., , R. falconeri ssp falconeri x R. thomsonii ssp thomsonii
'Lady Balfour of Burleigh', Laird, R.B. & Sons, , R. falconeri ssp falconeri x ?
'Muriel' (photoClick to see more information


Muriel
), 1925, Loder, Sir Edmund, Horsham, Sussex, England
R. falconeri ssp falconeri x R. grande
'Surprise Group', 1865, Waterer (Bagshot), Surrey, EnglandR. falconeri ssp falconeri x R. thomsonii ssp thomsonii
'Tambo Moon', 1976, Hayes, I.A., , R. falconeri ssp falconeri x ?


Indirect involvement of R. falconeri ssp falconeri in cultivars: (cultivar = direct child/cultivar of falconeri ssp falconeri)
'Elisabethae', 1926, Reuthe, G. Ltd, Ightham, Kent, EnglandR. falconeri ssp falconeri x 'Elsae Group'
'Fortune FCC x proteoides', unknown, , 'Fortune' x R. proteoides
'Haze', 1954, Loder, Sir Giles, Cuckfield, West Sussex, EnglandR. hodgsonii x 'Muriel'
'Pachym', 1954, Loder, Sir Giles, Cuckfield, West Sussex, England'Muriel' x R. pachytrichum
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