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R. hirtipes

SubgenusHymenanthes
SectionPontica
SubsectionSelensiaClick to see all Selensia
In cultivation since: 1924

First described: 1930, (Tagg
Harry F. Tagg
(1874-1933)
Scotland, Edinburgh
Botanical-short: Tagg
)

Origin: S.E Tibet, 3000 4700 meter

Corolla: campanulate
Leaves: broadly ovate

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

Winter: evergreen
Bloomtime: very early
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: 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
: 700 cm. (23ft.)

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on hirstum.info: 5
R. hirtipes per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

Netherlands : 4
Canada : 1



Clones / selections
'Ita', unknown, ,
'Peachblow', unknown, ,


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Rhododendron hirtipes
KW 5659
Photo byDr. Stephan Bubert
Date19 April, 2013
LocationPrivate garden, Hamburg, Germany
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Rhododendron hirtipes
KW 5659
Photo byDr. Stephan Bubert
Date19 April, 2013
LocationPrivate garden, Hamburg, Germany
See high-resolution version




Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Hybrids / cultivars where R. hirtipes is directly involved:     show indirect inv.
'degronianum ssp heptamerum x hirtipes', No hybridiser registered, , R. degronianum ssp degronianum x R. hirtipes
'Obergärtner Robeneck', 1949, Hobbie, Dietrich G., Westerstede/Linswege, GermanyR. hirtipes x R. oreodoxa var oreodoxa


Indirect involvement of R. hirtipes in cultivars: (cultivar = direct child/cultivar of hirtipes)
'Frühlingsglühen' (photoClick to see more information


Frühlingsglühen
), 1986, Hachmann, Hans, Barmstedt in Holstein, Germany
'Abendglut' x 'degronianum ssp heptamerum x hirtipes'
'Peppone', 1988, Hachmann, Hans, Barmstedt in Holstein, Germany'Obergärtner Robeneck' x R. anthosphaerum
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