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R. lacteum

SubgenusHymenanthes
SectionPontica
SubsectionTaliensiaClick to see all Taliensia
Synonyms
R. mairei   (H.LÚv.
Augustin Abel Hector LÚveillÚ
(1863-1918)
France
Botanical-short: H.LÚv.
)
In cultivation since: 1910

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

Origin: W.Central and N.E. Yunnan 3000-4000 meter

Corolla: broadly campanulate
Leaves: elliptic to obovate

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: yellow

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
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on hirstum.info: 13
R. lacteum per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

Netherlands : 6
Canada : 2
Denmark : 1
Norway : 1
Finland : 1
United States : 1
England : 1



Clones / selections
'Blackhills', 1965, unknown, ,


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Rhododendron lacteum
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date07 April, 2007
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, Washington, USA
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Rhododendron lacteum
Photo byJens Birck
Date24 April, 2000
LocationKastrup, Denmark
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Rhododendron lacteum
Photo byHank Helm
Date26 March, 2007
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, WA, USA
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Rhododendron lacteum
Photo byHank Helm
Date
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, WA, USA
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Rhododendron lacteum
75.274
Photo byHank Helm
Date
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, WA, USA
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Rhododendron lacteum
64.141
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Date
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, WA, USA
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Rhododendron lacteum
lacteum Corsock, planted 1992
Photo byDr. Stephan Bubert
Date02 April, 2011
LocationPrivate garden, Hamburg, Germany
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Rhododendron lacteum
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date07 April, 2007
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, Washington, USA
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Rhododendron lacteum
lacteum 75.274
Photo byHank Helm
Date
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, WA, USA
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Rhododendron lacteum
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date07 April, 2007
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, Washington, USA
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Rhododendron lacteum
Leonardslee form
Photo byEverard Daniel
Date16 April, 2006
LocationGarden of the late Mike Robinson, Forest Row, Sussex, UK
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Rhododendron lacteum
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date07 April, 2007
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, Washington, USA
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Rhododendron lacteum
Photo byJens Birck
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Location
Rhododendron lacteum
Photo byJens Birck
Date
LocationKastrup, Denmark
Rhododendron lacteum
New foliage lacteum Corsock, planted 1992
Photo byDr. Stephan Bubert
Date10 May, 2009
LocationPrivate garden, Hamburg, Germany
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Rhododendron lacteum
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date21 August, 2009
LocationUBC Botanical Gardens, Vancouver
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Rhododendron lacteum
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date21 August, 2009
LocationUBC Botanical Gardens, Vancouver
Rhododendron lacteum
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date21 August, 2009
LocationUBC Botanical Gardens, Vancouver




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


Beatrice Keir
), 1974, Stevenson, J.B., Ascot, Berkshire, England
'Logan Damaris' x R. lacteum
'Charlotte Rose Newman' (photoClick to see more information


Charlotte Rose Newman
), 1985, Newcomb,L.L., Snohomish, Washington, USA
'Lem's Tangerine' x R. lacteum
'Costa del Sol', 1969, Rothschild, Edmund Leopold de, Southampton, UKR. campylocarpum ssp caloxanthum x R. lacteum
'Fred Rose' (photoClick to see more information


Fred Rose
), 1959, Rose, F.J., ,
'Mary Swaythling' x R. lacteum
'Galactic' (photoClick to see more information


Galactic
), 1965, Rothschild, Edmund Leopold de, Southampton, UK
'Avalanche Group' x R. lacteum
'Halton', 1967, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UKR. lacteum x 'Naomi Group'
'Jack Skilton', 1988, UK, No hybridizer registered, , R. lacteum x 'Mrs Lindsay Smith'
'Jason', 1942, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UKR. lacteum x 'Penjerrick Group'
'Jason Group', 1942, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UKR. lacteum x 'Penjerrick Group'
'Jean Eleanor', 1975, Smith, B.M., Brittenhill Nursery, Kent, WA, USA'Jingle Bells' x R. lacteum
'Jeni Slocock', 1931, Slocock, O.C.A, , R. lacteum x 'Bride'
'Jocelyne', 1942, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UKR. lacteum x R. calophytum var calophytum
'Lacs', 1936, Magor, E.J.P., Lamellan, St. Tudy, Cornwall, EnglandR. lacteum x R. sinogrande
'Lacsino Group', 1936, Magor, E.J.P., Lamellan, St. Tudy, Cornwall, EnglandR. lacteum x R. sinogrande
'Lactcombei Group', 1930, Stevenson, J.B., Ascot, Berkshire, England'Luscombei Group' x R. lacteum
'lacteum x Mary Swaythling', No hybridiser registered, , R. lacteum x 'Mary Swaythling'
'lacteum x taliense' (photoClick to see more information


lacteum x taliense
), No hybridiser registered, ,
R. lacteum x R. taliense
'Lionel's Triumph' (photoClick to see more information


Lionel's Triumph
), 1954, Rothschild, L. de, Founder of Exbury Gardens, UK
R. lacteum x 'Naomi Group'
'Ok Tedi Gold', 1980, Cullinane, M.D., , 'Tropic Glow' x R. lacteum
'Robert Keir', 1951, Stevenson, J.B., Ascot, Berkshire, EnglandR. lacteum x 'Luscombei'
'Salutation Group', 1953, Exbury, The Rothschild Estate, Hampshire, EnglandR. griffithianum x R. lacteum
'Sierra del Oro' (photoClick to see more information


Sierra del Oro
), 1967, Lofthouse, J.G., Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
'Crest' x R. lacteum
'Sierra Treasure', 1967, Lofthouse, J.G., Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada'Crest' x R. lacteum
'White Wedding x lacteum', No hybridiser registered, , 'White Wedding' x R. lacteum
'yakushimanum x lacteum', unknown, , R. degronianum ssp yakushimanum x R. lacteum


Indirect involvement of R. lacteum in cultivars: (cultivar = direct child/cultivar of lacteum)
'Mrs Betty Robertson x Fred Rose', No hybridiser registered, , 'Mrs Betty Robertson' x 'Fred Rose'
'Jan Dekens' (photoClick to see more information


Jan Dekens
), 1940, Endtz, L.J. & Co, Boskoop, Netherlands
'Ole Olson' x R. griffithianum x 'lacteum x Mary Swaythling'
'Jan-Di-Lyn', 1955, Wyrens, R.G., , 'Ole Olson' x 'lacteum x Mary Swaythling'
'Ambrose Bristow' (photoClick to see more information


Ambrose Bristow
), 2004, Robinson, M.L.A., Forest Row, East Sussex, England
'Lionel's Triumph' x R. macabeanum
'Crest x Lionel's Triumph', No hybridiser registered, , 'Crest' x 'Lionel's Triumph'
'Elizabeth de Rothschild' (photoClick to see more information


Elizabeth de Rothschild
), 1965, Rothschild, Edmund Leopold de, Southampton, UK
'Lionel's Triumph' x 'Exbury Naomi'
'Elizabeth de Rothschild Group', 1965, Rothschild, Edmund Leopold de, Southampton, UK'Lionel's Triumph' x 'Exbury Naomi'
'Lionel's Triumph x Loderi King George', No hybridiser registered, , 'Lionel's Triumph' x 'Loderi King George'
'Mindy's Love' (photoClick to see more information


Mindy's Love
), 1981, Barlup, Jim, Bellevue, USA
'Nancy Evans' x 'Lionel's Triumph'
'Eunie' (photoClick to see more information


Eunie
), 1983, Davis, J.A., ,
'Diny Dee' x 'Sierra del Oro'
'Lemon Lime', 1979, Sligh, B., Lyttelton, New Zealand'Lemon Lodge' x 'Sierra del Oro'
'Tara To' (photoClick to see more information


Tara To
), unknown, ,
'Sierra del Oro'
'Two Thumbs Up' (photoClick to see more information


Two Thumbs Up
), 1993, Stipe, W.A., Glynneden Garden, Greenbank, Washington, USA
'Lem's Cameo' x 'Sierra del Oro'
'Lemon Float', 1979, Lofthouse, J.G., Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada'Hotei' x 'White Wedding x lacteum'
'Invitation's Gift' (photoClick to see more information


Invitation's Gift
), 2014, Barlup, Jim, Bellevue, USA
'yakushimanum x lacteum' x 'Powder Snow'
'Ivory Dream' (photoClick to see more information


Ivory Dream
), 1992, Barlup, Jim, Bellevue, USA
'yakushimanum x lacteum' x 'yakushimanum x macabeanum'
'Tassie Gold', Smith, C.C. (Cecil), Newberg, Oregon, USA'Crest' x 'yakushimanum x lacteum'
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