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R. trichanthum

SubgenusRhododendron
SectionRhododendron
SubsectionTrifloraClick to see all Triflora
Synonyms
R. villosum   (Hemsl.
William Botting Hemsley
(1843-1924)
England, Sussex
Botanical-short: Hemsl.
& E.H. Wilson
Ernest Henry Wilson
(1876-1930)
England, Chipping Campden
Botanical-short: E.H. Wilson
)
In cultivation since: 1904

First described: 1945, (Rehder
Alfred Rehder
(1863-1949)
Germany
Botanical-short: Rehder
)

Origin: W. Sichuan 1600-3150 meter

Corolla: openly funnel-shaped
Leaves: oblong-lanceolate

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

Winter: evergreen
Bloomtime: late 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: purple

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
: 500 cm. (17ft.)

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

To try/see this go 'Home' (top-right).
on hirstum.info: 13
R. trichanthum per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

Netherlands : 7
Canada : 3
England : 1
France : 1
Norway : 1



Natural Hybrids
lochmium =(trichanthum x davidsonianum)
trichophorum =(trichanthum x augustinii ssp augustinii)

Clones / selections
'Honey Wood', 1969, Stevenson, J.B., Ascot, Berkshire, England


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Rhododendron trichanthum
Photo byHank Helm
Date26 May, 2012
LocationHank Helm Garden, Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
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Rhododendron trichanthum
Photo byHank Helm
Date26 May, 2012
LocationHank Helm Garden, Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
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Rhododendron trichanthum
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date05 June, 2008
LocationMike Bale
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Rhododendron trichanthum
Photo byGarth Wedemire
Date05 June, 2008
LocationMike Bale's Garden: Lu Zhu, Agassiz, BC, Canada
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Rhododendron trichanthum
Photo byCoen Zonneveld
Date15 May, 2005
LocationPrivate garden, Diepenveen, Netherlands
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Rhododendron trichanthum
Photo byCoen Zonneveld
Date15 May, 2005
LocationPrivate garden, Diepenveen, Netherlands
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Rhododendron trichanthum
Photo byHank Helm
Date
LocationHank Helm Garden, Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
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Rhododendron trichanthum
Photo byHerman Van Ree
Date17 September, 2009
LocationGarden Hans de Boer, Vaassen, Netherlands



trichanthum 'Honey Wood'
Rhododendron trichanthum
Photo byEverard Daniel
Date10 June, 2003
LocationLeonardslee/Loder Plants, Sussex, UK
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trichanthum 'Honey Wood'
Rhododendron trichanthum
Photo byEverard Daniel
Date06 June, 2008
LocationLeonardslee/Loder Plants, Sussex, UK
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