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Author Topic: Rhododendron giganteum  (Read 2882 times)

yijiawang

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Rhododendron giganteum
« on: January 29, 2009, 04:29:28 PM »
really huge, though it is a young girl.

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Re: Rhododendron giganteum
« Reply #1 on: January 29, 2009, 04:47:59 PM »
That's one fantastic leaf. Wonder if it will do here....
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Re: Rhododendron giganteum
« Reply #2 on: January 29, 2009, 06:59:31 PM »
My word! Isn't "she" beautiful ? Imagine, every leaf a sculpture 8)
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Re: Rhododendron giganteum
« Reply #3 on: January 29, 2009, 07:55:56 PM »
That's one fantastic leaf. Wonder if it will do here....

Carlo - Sorry to say a resounding no. Pity.

I have been trying to create some big-leafers by crossing such species with the super hardy brachycarpum vr Tigerstedtii.  Always considered giganteum too tender.  George at the Phipp's estate is making great headway using macabeanum. Can send you some shots if you pm me.

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Re: Rhododendron giganteum
« Reply #4 on: May 20, 2009, 03:15:49 AM »
Wow, may we please have a photo of the underside of the leaf ?  Does it have indumentom ?

 


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