Rhododendron indicum Sweet var. pulcherrimina
Probably Azalea pulcherrimina described as ‘a lilac purple, with reddish spots. A very distinct variety, and well deserving to be one of a collection.’ [FC p.138/1848].
Horticultural & Botanical History
For more information on Indica Azaleas see Rhododendron indicum Sweet.
History at Camden Park
Listed only in the 1857 catalogue [T.92/1857].
It may be synonymous with Rhododendron pulchrum Sw. which see.
Published Jun 04, 2009 - 03:28 PM | Last updated Jul 18, 2010 - 12:56 PM