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R. aureum

Subgenus
Section
Subsection
In cultivation since: ?

First described:

Origin:

Corolla: unknown
Leaves: unknown

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

Winter: evergreen
Bloomtime: unknown
Hardiness:
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: ????

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
: ?



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


Serendipity
), 1971, Potter, B.C., ,
R. degronianum ssp yakushimanum x R. aureum
'smirnowii x yakushimanum X aureum', No hybridiser registered, , 'smirnowii x yakushimanum' x R. aureum


Indirect involvement of R. aureum in cultivars: (cultivar = direct child/cultivar of aureum)
'Cisa', 1992, Delp Weldon E., Harrisville, Pensylvania, USA'Si Si' x 'Serendipity'
'Cumulus', 1979, Delp Weldon E., Harrisville, Pensylvania, USA'Weldy' x 'Serendipity'
'Delp's Dream' (photoClick to see more information


Delp's Dream
), 1978, Delp Weldon E., Harrisville, Pensylvania, USA
'Si Si' x 'Serendipity'
'Indy Pink', 1992, Delp Weldon E., Harrisville, Pensylvania, USA'Serendipity' x 'Lanny Pride'
'Jack Looye', 1985, Delp Weldon E., Harrisville, Pensylvania, USA'Si Si' x 'Serendipity'
'Si Si x Serendipity', No hybridiser registered, , 'Si Si' x 'Serendipity'
'Weldy x Serendipity', No hybridiser registered, , 'Weldy' x 'Serendipity'
'Bewildered', 1984, Delp Weldon E., Harrisville, Pensylvania, USA'Ginny Mae' x 'smirnowii x yakushimanum X aureum'
'Chipper' (photoClick to see more information


Chipper
), 1984, Delp Weldon E., Harrisville, Pensylvania, USA
'smirnowii x yakushimanum X aureum' x 'Robert Weldon'
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