Rhododendron indicum Sweet var. purpurea superba
Azalea purpurea superba is ‘a bright purple, with darker blotch and spots. The plant was five feet by four. It is a very distinct and fine variety.’ [FC p.137/1848]. ‘Violet and crimson, with darker blotch and spots. Very pretty.’ [FC p.256/1848].
Horticultural & Botanical History
For more information on Indica Azaleas see Rhododendron indicum Sweet.
History at Camden Park
Listed only in the 1857 catalogue [T.80/1857].
Published Jun 04, 2009 - 02:44 PM | Last updated Jul 18, 2010 - 12:58 PM