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R. ochraceum

SubgenusHymenanthes
SectionPontica
SubsectionMaculiferaClick to see all Maculifera
In cultivation since: 1995

First described: 1913, (Rehder
Alfred Rehder
(1863-1949)
Germany
Botanical-short: Rehder
& E.H. Wilson
Ernest Henry Wilson
(1876-1930)
England, Chipping Campden
Botanical-short: E.H. Wilson
)

Origin: Chongqing (Nanchuan), S Sichuan, NE Yunnan, 1700-3000 meter

Corolla: broadly campanulate to tubular-campanulate
Leaves: oblanceolate

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

Winter: evergreen
Bloomtime: early midseason
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: red

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
In 'Your Garden' you can administrate
your rhododendrons.

To try/see this go 'Home' (top-right).
on hirstum.info: 9
R. ochraceum per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

Netherlands : 4
United States : 2
Norway : 2
Canada : 1




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Rhododendron ochraceum
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date15 April, 2006
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, Washington, USA
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Rhododendron ochraceum
Photo byPeter Norris
Date13 April, 2013
LocationPrivate garden on Martha’s Vineyard, MA USA [z7]
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Rhododendron ochraceum
Photo byPeter Norris
Date21 April, 2013
LocationPrivate garden, Martha’s Vineyard, MA USA z7
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Rhododendron ochraceum
Photo bySusan Lightburn
Date10 May, 2008
LocationGlendoick Gardens, Perth, Scotland
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Rhododendron ochraceum
Photo byJens Birck
Date03 May, 2010
LocationKernehuset gardens in Fredensborg, Denmark
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Rhododendron ochraceum
Photo byPeter Norris
Date09 April, 2013
LocationPrivate garden on Martha’s Vineyard, MA USA [z7]
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Rhododendron ochraceum
With frost damage
Photo byJens Birck
Date13 May, 2010
LocationKernehuset gardens in Fredensborg, Denmark
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Rhododendron ochraceum
Photo byPeter Norris
Date09 April, 2013
LocationPrivate garden on Martha’s Vineyard, MA USA [z7]
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Rhododendron ochraceum
Photo byPeter Norris
Date09 November, 2012
LocationPrivate garden on Martha’s Vineyard, MA USA [z7]
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