Rhododendron Species


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R. beesianum

SubgenusHymenanthes
SectionPontica
SubsectionTaliensiaClick to see all Taliensia
Synonyms
R. colletum   (Balf.f.
Isaac Bayley Balfour
(1853-1922)
Scotland, Edinburgh
Botanical-short: Balf.f.
& Forrest
George Forrest
(1873-1932)
Scotland, Falkirk
Botanical-short: Forrest
)
R. emaculatum   (Balf.f.
Isaac Bayley Balfour
(1853-1922)
Scotland, Edinburgh
Botanical-short: Balf.f.
& Forrest
George Forrest
(1873-1932)
Scotland, Falkirk
Botanical-short: Forrest
)
R. microterum   (Balf.f.
Isaac Bayley Balfour
(1853-1922)
Scotland, Edinburgh
Botanical-short: Balf.f.
)
In cultivation since: 1913

First described: 1912, (Diels
Dr. Friedrich Ludwig Emil Diels
(1874-1945)
Germany, Hamburg
Botanical-short: Diels
)

Origin: N.W. Yunnan, S.W. Sichuan, S.E. Tibet and N.E. Upper Burma 3000-4400 meter

Corolla: broadly campanulate
Leaves: oblanceolate to elliptic

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

Winter: evergreen
Bloomtime: midseason
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
: 700 cm. (23ft.)

Registered
In 'Your Garden' you can administrate
your rhododendrons.

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on hirstum.info: 6
R. beesianum per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

Canada : 3
Netherlands : 1
Finland : 1
United States : 1



Clones / selections
'Giant Rose', unknown, ,


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Rhododendron beesianum
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date03 March, 2010
Locationprivate garden, Maple Ridge, BC, Canada
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Rhododendron beesianum
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date03 March, 2010
Locationprivate garden, Maple Ridge, BC, Canada
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Rhododendron beesianum
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date20 May, 2011
LocationPinetum Blijdenstein te Hilversum, Netherlands
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Rhododendron beesianum
Young plants, cw.
Photo byJens Birck
Date04 June, 2003
LocationKastrup, Denmark
Rhododendron beesianum
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date20 May, 2011
LocationPinetum Blijdenstein te Hilversum, Netherlands
See high-resolution version



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