Rhododendron goreri Davidian

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Plant originating from the cross-fertilisation of genetically distinct individuals (e.g. two species or two subspecies).

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Differs from the closely allied R. nuttallii in its leaves with lower surface greenish (not glaucous), the veins less prominent, and with the upper surface not or only slightly bullate. Royal Horticultural Society (1997)

Distribution  China S Tibet - Tsangpo Valley

Habitat 2,150-2,300 m

RHS Hardiness Rating H2

The status of this species is uncertain. As it grows with the related R. nuttallii, it could be a natural hybrid of the latter species. It does however have a distinctive appearance. Royal Horticultural Society (1997)


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