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R. hemsleyanum

SubgenusHymenanthes
SectionPontica
SubsectionFortuneaClick to see all Fortunea
Synonyms
R. chengianum   (Fang
M.Y. Fang
(0-0)
Botanical-short: Fang
)
In cultivation since: 1937

First described: 1910, (E.H. Wilson
Ernest Henry Wilson
(1876-1930)
England, Chipping Campden
Botanical-short: E.H. Wilson
)

Origin: Emei Shan, W. Sichuan 1000-2000 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: very late
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: white

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: 15
R. hemsleyanum per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

Netherlands : 9
Canada : 3
Belgium : 1
France : 1
United States : 1




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Rhododendron hemsleyanum
Photo byRinus Manders
Date31 May, 2014
LocationPinetum Blijdenstein, Hilversum, Netherlands
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Rhododendron hemsleyanum
Photo byCoen Zonneveld
Date07 June, 2007
LocationPrivate garden, Diepenveen, Netherlands
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Rhododendron hemsleyanum
Photo byGerdy Van der Lans
Date06 June, 2011
LocationPinetum Blijdenstein te Hilversum, Netherlands
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Rhododendron hemsleyanum
Photo byRinus Manders
Date31 May, 2014
LocationPinetum Blijdenstein, Hilversum, Netherlands
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Rhododendron hemsleyanum
Photo byRinus Manders
Date31 May, 2014
LocationPinetum Blijdenstein, Hilversum, Netherlands
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Rhododendron hemsleyanum
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date07 September, 2009
LocationGarden Hans de Boer, Vaassen, Netherlands
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Rhododendron hemsleyanum
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date07 September, 2009
LocationGarden Hans de Boer, Vaassen, Netherlands
Rhododendron hemsleyanum
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date07 September, 2009
LocationGarden Hans de Boer, Vaassen, Netherlands
Rhododendron hemsleyanum
new foliage
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date10 June, 2010
Locationown garden Nunspeet, Netherlands
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Rhododendron hemsleyanum
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date24 June, 2010
Locationown garden Nunspeet, Netherlands
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Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Hybrids / cultivars where R. hemsleyanum is directly involved:     show indirect inv.
'Alva', 1963, Goheen. Dr. David, Camas, Washington, USAR. hemsleyanum x R. degronianum ssp yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada'
'Ed Darts', 1980, Cook, A.R., , R. hemsleyanum x 'Mrs Lammot Copeland'
'Eisblume', 1990, Hbbers, K-H., Kranenburg, GermanyR. degronianum ssp yakushimanum 'Hanano-ego' x R. hemsleyanum
'Glendoick Vanilla', 2003, Cox, P.A. & K.N.E., Glendoick, ScotlandR. degronianum ssp yakushimanum x R. hemsleyanum
'hemsleyanum x ungernii' (photoClick to see more information


hemsleyanum x ungernii
), No hybridiser registered, ,
R. hemsleyanum x R. ungernii
'Impi x hemsleyanum', No hybridiser registered, , 'Impi' x R. hemsleyanum


Indirect involvement of R. hemsleyanum in cultivars: (cultivar = direct child/cultivar of hemsleyanum)
'Aladdin's Jinni', 1988, Goheen. Dr. David, Camas, Washington, USA'Impi x hemsleyanum' x 'Aladdin'
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