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R. calophytum var calophytum

SubgenusHymenanthes
SectionPontica
SubsectionFortuneaClick to see all Fortunea
In cultivation since: 1904

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

Origin: Sichuan and N.E. Yunnan 1800-4000 meter

Corolla: widely campanulate
Leaves: oblanceolate

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

Winter: evergreen
Bloomtime: early
Hardiness: H5
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
: 900 cm. (30ft.)

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

Canada : 19
Belgium : 17
Finland : 13
Netherlands : 11
United States : 7
England : 4
France : 3
Sweden : 2
Denmark : 2
Germany : 2
Ireland : 1
Norway : 1



Clones / selections
'Cindy Louise', unknown, ,


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Rhododendron calophytum var calophytum
Photo byHank Helm
Date17 March, 2007
LocationPrivate garden, Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
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Rhododendron calophytum var calophytum
flowers just opening...pink is till there, will later fade
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date22 March, 2010
Locationprivate garden, Maple Ridge, BC, Canada
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Rhododendron calophytum var calophytum
Photo byHan Boerrigter
Date03 March, 2014
LocationPrivate garden, Mussel, Groningen, Netherlands
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Rhododendron calophytum var calophytum
C&K511, planted in 1995
Photo byDr. Stephan Bubert
Date27 March, 2012
LocationPrivate garden, Hamburg, Germany
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Rhododendron calophytum var calophytum
CH&M3911, planted in 1993
Photo byDr. Stephan Bubert
Date27 March, 2012
LocationPrivate garden, Hamburg, Germany
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Rhododendron calophytum var calophytum
C.5021, planted in 1995
Photo byDr. Stephan Bubert
Date27 March, 2012
LocationPrivate garden, Hamburg, Germany
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Rhododendron calophytum var calophytum
Photo byFrederick Thurber
Date26 March, 2012
LocationPrivate garden in Westport Point, Massachusetts, MA
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Rhododendron calophytum var calophytum
Photo byEverard Daniel
Date23 March, 2004
LocationRoyal Windsor Great Park, Valley
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Rhododendron calophytum var calophytum
Photo byCoen Zonneveld
Date31 March, 2003
LocationDiepenveen, Netherlands
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Rhododendron calophytum var calophytum
Photo byHank Helm
Date26 March, 2007
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, WA, USA
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Rhododendron calophytum var calophytum
Photo byKen Gibson
DateApril, 2002
LocationPrivate garden, Tofino, Vancouver Island, Canada
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Rhododendron calophytum var calophytum
In evening sunlight
Photo byKen Gibson
Date09 March, 2004
LocationPrivate garden, Tofino, Vancouver Island, Canada
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Rhododendron calophytum var calophytum
Photo byKen Gibson
Date15 March, 2004
Locationprivate garden Vancouver Island, BC, Canada
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Rhododendron calophytum var calophytum
Photo byEverard Daniel
Date23 March, 2004
LocationRoyal Windsor Great Park, Valley
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Rhododendron calophytum var calophytum
Photo byHan Boerrigter
Date12 March, 2011
Locationprivate garden province Groningen, Netherlands
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Rhododendron calophytum var calophytum
Photo byCoen Zonneveld
Date12 April, 2008
LocationPrivate garden, Diepenveen, Netherlands
Rhododendron calophytum var calophytum
Photo byPaul & Linda Lawry
Date
Locationprivate garden Lantzville, Vancouver Island, BC, Canada
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Rhododendron calophytum var calophytum
flower buds just opening
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date22 March, 2010
Locationprivate garden, Maple Ridge, BC, Canada
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Rhododendron calophytum var calophytum
Pink form
Photo byEverard Daniel
Date23 March, 2004
LocationRoyal Windsor Great Park, Valley
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Rhododendron calophytum var calophytum
Photo byEverard Daniel
Date23 March, 2004
LocationRoyal Windsor Great Park, Valley
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Rhododendron calophytum var calophytum
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date12 March, 2005
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, Washington, USA
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Rhododendron calophytum var calophytum
Photo byHarry R. Wright
Date17 March, 2007
Locationprivate garden Courtenay, British Columbia, Canada
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Rhododendron calophytum var calophytum
Photo byKen Gibson
DateApril, 2002
LocationPrivate garden, Tofino, Vancouver Island, Canada
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Rhododendron calophytum var calophytum
Alien space-ship? or R. calophytum?
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date09 April, 2010
LocationUniversity of Britsh Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
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Rhododendron calophytum var calophytum
Photo byHan Boerrigter
Date17 March, 2011
LocationPrivate garden, Groningen, Netherlands
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Rhododendron calophytum var calophytum
Photo byEverard Daniel
Date31 May, 2003
LocationNymans Gardens, Sussex, UK
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Rhododendron calophytum var calophytum
Photo byHank Helm
Date26 March, 2007
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, WA, USA
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Rhododendron calophytum var calophytum
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date13 May, 2006
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, Washington, USA
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Rhododendron calophytum var calophytum
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date09 April, 2010
LocationUniversity of Britsh Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
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Rhododendron calophytum var calophytum
young plant
Photo byStaffan Bodén
Date13 July, 2010
Locationown garden, Sjöbo, Sweden
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Rhododendron calophytum var calophytum
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date21 August, 2009
LocationUBC Botanical Gardens, Vancouver
Rhododendron calophytum var calophytum
Photo byTijs Huisman
Date28 May, 2008
LocationPark der Gärten, Rostrup, Germany
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Rhododendron calophytum var calophytum
grown from ARS seed
Photo byJim Willhite
Date13 May, 2012
Locationprivate garden Berwyn, PA, USA
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Rhododendron calophytum var calophytum
grown from RSF seed
Photo byJim Willhite
Date13 May, 2012
Locationprivate garden Berwyn, PA, USA
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Rhododendron calophytum var calophytum
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date21 August, 2009
LocationUBC Botanical Gardens, Vancouver
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Rhododendron calophytum var calophytum
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date21 August, 2009
LocationUBC Botanical Gardens, Vancouver
Rhododendron calophytum var calophytum
Photo byPaul & Linda Lawry
Date
Locationprivate garden Lantzville, Vancouver Island, BC, Canada
Rhododendron calophytum var calophytum
Photo byCoen Zonneveld
Date02 April, 2003
LocationDiepenveen, Netherlands
Rhododendron calophytum var calophytum
Flowerbuds for next year
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date21 August, 2009
LocationUBC Botanical Gardens, Vancouver
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Rhododendron calophytum var calophytum
Photo byHan Boerrigter
Date20 April, 2011
Locationprivate garden province Groningen, Netherlands




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


Abegail
), 1979, Phetteplace, Dr. Carl H, Leaburg, Oregon, USA
'Loder's White' x R. calophytum var calophytum
'Alpine Glow' (photoClick to see more information


Alpine Glow
), 1938, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK
'Loderi Group' x R. calophytum var calophytum
'Alpine Rose', 1938, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK'Loderi Group' x R. calophytum var calophytum
'Amalfi', 1933, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK'Cornubia' x R. calophytum var calophytum
'Andrew Paton' (photoClick to see more information


Andrew Paton
), Furman, R.A., Brewster, MA, USA
'Scintillation' x R. calophytum var calophytum
'Avalanche' (photoClick to see more information


Avalanche
), 1934, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK
'Loderi Group' x R. calophytum var calophytum
'Avalanche Group', 1934, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK'Loderi Group' x R. calophytum var calophytum
'Babylon' (photoClick to see more information


Babylon
), 1955, Reuthe, G. Ltd, Ightham, Kent, England
R. calophytum var calophytum x R. praevernum
'Bernard Shaw' (photoClick to see more information


Bernard Shaw
), Reuthe, G. Ltd, Ightham, Kent, England
R. calophytum var calophytum x 'Pink Pearl'
'Bounty' (photoClick to see more information


Bounty
), 1967, France, ,
R. calophytum var calophytum x R. fortunei ssp fortunei
'Caland', 1975, Betteridge, D., , R. sinogrande x R. calophytum var calophytum
'Calfort' (photoClick to see more information


Calfort
), 1921, France, L., ,
R. calophytum var calophytum x R. fortunei ssp fortunei
'Calfort Group' (photoClick to see more information


Calfort Group
), 1932, France, ,
R. calophytum var calophytum x R. fortunei ssp fortunei
'Callight', 1973, Van de Ven K., Olinda, Victoria, AustraliaR. calophytum var calophytum x 'Neon Light'
'calophytum x Grisette', No hybridiser registered, , R. calophytum var calophytum x 'Grisette Group'
'calophytum x King of Shrubs', Watson, E.M. Mrs. (Elsie), Kirkland, WA, USAR. calophytum var calophytum x 'King of Shrubs'
'calophytum x rothschildii' (photoClick to see more information


calophytum x rothschildii
), No hybridiser registered, ,
R. calophytum var calophytum x R. rothschildii
'calophytum x Sarita Loder Group', unknown, , R. calophytum var calophytum x 'Sarita Loder Group'
'calophytum x sutchuense' (photoClick to see more information


calophytum x sutchuense
), No hybridiser registered, ,
R. calophytum var calophytum x R. sutchuenense
'Calrose Group', 1929, Aberconway, Lord, Bodnant, Tal-y-Cafn, WalesR. calophytum var calophytum x R. griersonianum
'Calstocker Group' (photoClick to see more information


Calstocker Group
), 1935, Whitaker W.J., ,
R. calophytum var calophytum x 'Doctor Stocker'
'Calsutch Group', 1988, Leonardslee Gardens Nursery, , R. calophytum var calophytum x R. sutchuenense
'Caramba' (photoClick to see more information


Caramba
), 1979, Hachmann, Hans, Barmstedt in Holstein, Germany
'Kokardia' x R. calophytum var calophytum
'Exbury Calstocker' (photoClick to see more information


Exbury Calstocker
), 1948, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK
R. calophytum var calophytum x 'Doctor Stocker'
'forrestii Repens Group x calophytym' (photoClick to see more information


forrestii Repens Group x calophytym
), Thompson’s Nursery, Waldport, Oregon, USA
R. forrestii Repens Group x R. calophytum var calophytum
'Graf Lennart x calophytum' (photoClick to see more information


Graf Lennart x calophytum
), No hybridiser registered, ,
'Graf Lennart' x R. calophytum var calophytum
'Great Day', 1970, Baldanza, S., Benton Harbor, Michigan, USAR. catawbiense 'Powell Glass' x R. calophytum var calophytum
'Hachmann's Oktavia' (photoClick to see more information


Hachmann's Oktavia
), 1983, Hachmann, Hans, Barmstedt in Holstein, Germany
'Ann Lindsay' x R. calophytum var calophytum
'Jocelyne', 1942, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UKR. lacteum x R. calophytum var calophytum
'Lem's Pink Cloud', 1969, Lem Halfdan, Seattle, Washington, USAR. calophytum var calophytum x 'Sarita Loder Group'
'March Madness', 1965, Mehlquist, G.A.L, Storrs, Connecticut, USAR. catawbiense 'Purpureum Elegans' x R. calophytum var calophytum
'maximum x calophytum' (photoClick to see more information


maximum x calophytum
), Kehr, A.E., Hendersonville, North Carolina, USA
R. maximum x R. calophytum var calophytum
'Monteverdi' (photoClick to see more information


Monteverdi
), 1983, Hachmann, Hans, Barmstedt in Holstein, Germany
'Ann Lindsay' x R. calophytum var calophytum
'Our Kate Marise', 2008, Rothschild, Edmund Leopold de, Southampton, UKR. macabeanum x R. calophytum var calophytum
'Powell Glass x calophytum' (photoClick to see more information


Powell Glass x calophytum
), unknown, ,
R. catawbiense 'Powell Glass' x R. calophytum var calophytum
'Robin Hood Group' (photoClick to see more information


Robin Hood Group
), 1933, Williams, John Charles, Caerhays, Cornwall, England
R. calophytum var calophytum x R. sutchuenense
'Sarastro' (photoClick to see more information


Sarastro
), 1979, Hachmann, Hans, Barmstedt in Holstein, Germany
'Kokardia' x R. calophytum var calophytum
'Sarita Loder x calophytum' (photoClick to see more information


Sarita Loder x calophytum
), No hybridiser registered, ,
'Sarita Loder' x R. calophytum var calophytum
'Sausalito' (photoClick to see more information


Sausalito
), 1950, Henny, John, Brooks, Oregon, USA
R. calophytum var calophytum x 'Loderi Venus'
'Scheherezade', 1988, Rothschild, Edmund Leopold de, Southampton, UKR. irroratum ssp irroratum 'Polka Dot' x R. calophytum var calophytum
'Tip Off', 1965, Mehlquist, G.A.L, Storrs, Connecticut, USA'Chionoides' x R. calophytum var calophytum


Indirect involvement of R. calophytum var calophytum in cultivars: (cultivar = direct child/cultivar of calophytum var calophytum)
'Elissa', 1982, Dosser, D.J., Lower Wilmot, Tasmania, Australia'Purple Splendour' x 'Avalanche Group'
'Galactic' (photoClick to see more information


Galactic
), 1965, Rothschild, Edmund Leopold de, Southampton, UK
'Avalanche Group' x R. lacteum
'Janet' (photoClick to see more information


Janet
), 1942, Rothschild, Edmund Leopold de, Southampton, UK
'Avalanche Group' x 'Doctor Stocker'
'Janet Group', 1942, Rothschild, Edmund Leopold de, Southampton, UK'Avalanche Group' x 'Doctor Stocker'
'Marie-Louise Agius', 2008, Rothschild, Edmund Leopold de, Southampton, UKR. eclecteum var eclecteum x 'Avalanche Group'
'Quaker Girl Group', 1950, Rothschild, Edmund Leopold de, Southampton, UKR. hyperythrum x 'Avalanche Group'
'Perfectly Pink' (photoClick to see more information


Perfectly Pink
), 1988, Greer, Harold E., Eugene, Oregon, USA
'Babylon' x
'Dave Dougan' (photoClick to see more information


Dave Dougan
), 1968, Larson, H.L., Tacoma, Washington, USA
R. degronianum ssp yakushimanum x 'calophytum x Grisette'
'Anna x Albatros X calophytum x King of Shrubs' (photoClick to see more information


Anna x Albatros X calophytum x King of Shrubs
), Watson, E.M. Mrs. (Elsie), Kirkland, WA, USA
'Anna x Albatross' x 'calophytum x King of Shrubs'
'Chief Sealth' (photoClick to see more information


Chief Sealth
), 1969, Watson, E.M. Mrs. (Elsie), Kirkland, WA, USA
'calophytum x Sarita Loder Group' x R. macabeanum
'Karen Swenson' (photoClick to see more information


Karen Swenson
), 1969, Watson, E.M. Mrs. (Elsie), Kirkland, WA, USA
'calophytum x Sarita Loder Group' x R. macabeanum
'No. 6' (photoClick to see more information


No. 6
), Watson, E.M. Mrs. (Elsie), Kirkland, WA, USA
R. macabeanum x 'calophytum x Sarita Loder Group'
'Spellbinder' (photoClick to see more information


Spellbinder
), 1955, Leach, Dr. David G., North Madison, Ohio, USA
'Russell Harmon' x 'calophytum x sutchuense'
'Pageant Group', 1935, Aberconway, Lord, Bodnant, Tal-y-Cafn, Wales'Calrose Group' x 'Loderi Group'
'Regality', 1989, O'Rourke, H., Burnie, Tasmania, Australia'Calstocker Group' x 'Irene Stead'
'Sister Betty', 1995, Weeks, C., Westgate Garden Nursery, Eureka, California, USA'Calstocker Group' x 'Gill's Crimson'
'Striking', 1989, O'Rourke, H., Burnie, Tasmania, Australia'Calstocker Group' x 'Auguste van Geert'
'Cherry Surprise', 1998, Weeks, C., Westgate Garden Nursery, Eureka, California, USA'Exbury Calstocker' x 'Rubicon'
'Snow Candle' (photoClick to see more information


Snow Candle
), 1985, Barlup, Jim, Bellevue, USA
'Fancy x yakushimanum' x 'Exbury Calstocker'
'Double Dots' (photoClick to see more information


Double Dots
), 1995, Huisman, T, Nijensleek, Netherlands
'Whitney Tiger Lily' x 'Graf Lennart x calophytum'
'Pink Prelude' (photoClick to see more information


Pink Prelude
), 1970, Watson, E.M. Mrs. (Elsie), Kirkland, WA, USA
'Sarita Loder x calophytum' x R. macabeanum
'Sarita Loder x calophytum X macabeanum', No hybridiser registered, , 'Sarita Loder x calophytum' x R. macabeanum
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