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R. brachycarpum ssp brachycarpum

SubgenusHymenanthes
SectionPontica
SubsectionPonticaClick to see all Pontica
Synonyms
R. brachycarpum f normale
R. brachycarpum var roseum   (Koidz.
Gen-ichi Koidzumi
(1883-1953)
Japan
Botanical-short: Koidz.
)
R. brachycarpum var rufescens   (Nakai
Takenoshin Nakai
(1882-1952)
Japan
Botanical-short: Nakai
)
R. fauriei var rufescens
In cultivation since: ?

First described: 1834, (G.Don
George Don
(1798-1856)
Scotland, Forfarshire
Botanical-short: G.Don
)

Origin: Korea and Dagelet Island, Japan 1700-2300 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: unknown
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
: 400 cm. (13ft.)

Registered
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on hirstum.info: 54
R. brachycarpum ssp brachycarpum per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

Finland : 32
Netherlands : 9
Japan : 3
Canada : 2
United States : 2
France : 1
Denmark : 1
Norway : 1
Lithuania : 1
Sweden : 1
Ireland : 1



Natural Hybrids
nikomontanum =(aureum var aureum x brachycarpum ssp brachycarpum)

Clones / selections
'Montanum', 1961, Hobbie, Dietrich G., Westerstede/Linswege, Germany


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Rhododendron brachycarpum ssp brachycarpum
Photo byCoen Zonneveld
Date06 April, 2008
LocationPrivate garden, Diepenveen, Netherlands
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Rhododendron brachycarpum ssp brachycarpum
Photo byCoen Zonneveld
Date
LocationDiepenveen, Netherlands
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Rhododendron brachycarpum ssp brachycarpum
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date20 October, 2009
LocationNunspeet, Netherlands



brachycarpum ssp brachycarpum 'Montanum'
Rhododendron brachycarpum ssp brachycarpum
Photo byMihkel Saar
Date13 June, 2008
LocationHansaplant, Harjumaa , Estonia
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Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Hybrids / cultivars where R. brachycarpum ssp brachycarpum is directly involved:     show indirect inv.
'Brachy Crest', 1986, Delp Weldon E., Harrisville, Pensylvania, USAR. brachycarpum ssp brachycarpum x 'Crest'
'brachycarpum x catawbiense', No hybridiser registered, , R. brachycarpum ssp brachycarpum x R. catawbiense
'brachycarpum x Crest', No hybridiser registered, , R. brachycarpum ssp brachycarpum x 'Crest'
'Caroline' (photoClick to see more information


Caroline
), 1927, Gable, J.B., Stewartstown, Pennsylvania, USA
R. decorum ssp decorum x R. brachycarpum ssp brachycarpum
'Drache', 1894, Seidel, T.J.R., Dresden/Grüngräbchen, Germany'Jay Gould' x R. brachycarpum ssp brachycarpum
'Eidam', 1903, Seidel, T.J.R., Dresden/Grüngräbchen, GermanyR. brachycarpum ssp brachycarpum x 'Alexander Adie'
'Erika', 1895, Seidel, T.J.R., Dresden/Grüngräbchen, GermanyR. brachycarpum ssp brachycarpum x 'Alexander Adie'
'Gable's Blackie', 1946, Gable, J.B., Stewartstown, Pennsylvania, USAR. brachycarpum ssp brachycarpum x R. fortunei ssp fortunei
'Hermann Nitzschner' (photoClick to see more information


Hermann Nitzschner
), 1918, Seidel, T.J.R., Dresden/Grüngräbchen, Germany
R. brachycarpum ssp brachycarpum x R. catawbiense
'Kentucky Cardinal' (photoClick to see more information


Kentucky Cardinal
), 1946, Gable, J.B., Stewartstown, Pennsylvania, USA
R. brachycarpum ssp brachycarpum x 'Essex Scarlet'
'Lifeline', unknown, , R. brachycarpum ssp brachycarpum x 'Crest'
'Limonanda' (photoClick to see more information


Limonanda
), Huisman, T, Nijensleek, Netherlands
R. brachycarpum ssp brachycarpum x ?
'Ollie', 1992, Delp Weldon E., Harrisville, Pensylvania, USAR. catawbiense x R. brachycarpum ssp brachycarpum
'Ras', 1980, Delp Weldon E., Harrisville, Pensylvania, USAR. brachycarpum ssp brachycarpum x 'Calcutta x Tahiti'
'Rowland P. Cary', 1953, Cary, E.A., , R. brachycarpum ssp brachycarpum x 'Van der Hoop'
'Salmon Pink' (photoClick to see more information


Salmon Pink
), 1986, Guyens, H.J.A., ,
R. brachycarpum ssp brachycarpum x 'America'
'Shin-shun', 1995, Kasai, K, , R. brachycarpum ssp brachycarpum x R. moulmainense
'Tondelaya' (photoClick to see more information


Tondelaya
), No hybridiser registered, ,
R. ponticum x R. brachycarpum ssp brachycarpum
Hybrids where clones/selections of R. brachycarpum ssp brachycarpum are involved (alphabetical per clone)
'aureum var aureum x brachycarpum 'Montanum'', unknown, , R. aureum var aureum x R. brachycarpum ssp brachycarpum 'Montanum'
'Schloss Höllinghofen' (photoClick to see more information


Schloss Höllinghofen
), 1955, Hobbie, Dietrich G., Westerstede/Linswege, Germany
R. brachycarpum ssp brachycarpum 'Montanum' x R.


Indirect involvement of R. brachycarpum ssp brachycarpum in cultivars: (cultivar = direct child/cultivar of brachycarpum ssp brachycarpum)
'Cool Colors', 1995, Delp Weldon E., Harrisville, Pensylvania, USA'Brachy Crest' x 'maximum x Honeymoon'
'Queen Anne's' (photoClick to see more information


Queen Anne's
), 1959, Skinner, H.T., ,
'brachycarpum x catawbiense' x
'Saint Mary's', 1945, Skinner, H.T., , 'brachycarpum x catawbiense' x
'brachycarpum x Crest X Delp's Cindy Lou', No hybridiser registered, , 'brachycarpum x Crest' x 'Delp's Cindy Lou'
'Marypat', 1982, Delp Weldon E., Harrisville, Pensylvania, USA'brachycarpum x Crest' x 'Monte Carlo'
'Mint Pattie', 1992, Delp Weldon E., Harrisville, Pensylvania, USA'brachycarpum x Crest' x 'Cisa'
'Skeeter Hill', 1978, Delp Weldon E., Harrisville, Pensylvania, USA'brachycarpum x Crest' x 'Stokes Bronze Wings'
'Avram', 1992, Hooper, J.D., , 'Girard Joshua' x 'Caroline'
'Cadis' (photoClick to see more information


Cadis
), 1949, Gable, J.B., Stewartstown, Pennsylvania, USA
'Caroline' x R. fortunei ssp discolor
'Caroline Gem', 1955, Knippenberg, Mrs. J. F., , 'Elizabeth Group' x 'Caroline'
'Dick Redfield', 1970, Mehlquist, G.A.L, Storrs, Connecticut, USA'Catalgla' x 'Caroline'
'Disca' (photoClick to see more information


Disca
), 1938, Gable, J.B., Stewartstown, Pennsylvania, USA
R. fortunei ssp discolor x 'Caroline'
'Golden Pleasure', 1995, Fujioka, Frank, Whidbey Island, USA'Nancy Evans' x 'Caroline'
'Mrs H.R. Yates', 1972, Gable, J.B., Stewartstown, Pennsylvania, USA'Caroline' x
'Robert Allison' (photoClick to see more information


Robert Allison
), 1938, Gable, J.B., Stewartstown, Pennsylvania, USA
'Caroline' x R. fortunei ssp discolor
'W.H. Ebaugh' (photoClick to see more information


W.H. Ebaugh
), Gable, J.B., Stewartstown, Pennsylvania, USA
'maximum x haematodes' x 'Caroline'
'Eidam x williamsianum', No hybridiser registered, , 'Eidam' x R. williamsianum
'Inner Spirit', Delp Weldon E., Harrisville, Pensylvania, USA'Ronald Otto Delp' x 'Lifeline'
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