Rhododendron indicum ‘Duc de Brabant’
;A cultivar of Rhododendron indicum Sweet, Duc de Brabant’ has semi-double, rose-coloured flowers, with deep red spots towards the base of the petals. It was bred by C. van Loo. [IH p.182 vol. 4/1858]. Scarlet flowered and early flowering. Advertisement from Bainbridge & Hewison, Nurserymen, Seedsmen and Florists, York. [Gard. Chron. 1856].
Horticultural & Botanical History
For more information on Indica Azaleas see Rhododendron indicum Sweet.
History at Camden Park
Listed only in the 1857 catalogue [T.91/1857].
Published Jun 04, 2009 - 03:21 PM | Last updated Nov 27, 2011 - 03:18 PM