Rhododendron indicum Sweet var. spectabilis
Azalea spectabile is probably identical to Azalea indica spectabilis, described as ‘a pretty purple, but only a second rate flower.’ [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.84/1857].
Published Jun 04, 2009 - 03:00 PM | Last updated Jul 18, 2010 - 12:58 PM