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R. forrestii Repens Group


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Subgenus Hymenanthes
Section Pontica
Subsection Neriiflora
In cultivation since 1914
First Described 1912 (Diels,Balf.f.)
Origin N,E. Yunnan and adjecent S.E. Tibet, N.E. Upper Burma and E. Arunachal Pradesh
Habitat terrestrial
10 Year Height ?
Mature Wild Height 30 cm. (1ft.)
Bloom Time early midseason
Flower tubular-campanulate
Predominant Colour red
Leaves obovate
Winter Foliage evergreen
Hardiness H4
Photo By:
Jens Birck
03 April, 2002
Kastrup, Denmark
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Photo By:
Hank Helm
19 March, 2006
Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, WA, USA
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