Rhododendron ‘Russelianum’ Sweet

A hybrid of Rhododendron catawbiense Michx.  Russelliana is a form with bright rose-coloured flowers.  [PD]. This plant is still available.

Horticultural & Botanical History

Introduced in 1829.  [PD].  BFG Ser. II. t.9/1829.

History at Camden Park

Desideratum to Loddiges’ nursery on 16th April 1846 [MP A2933-1, p.147].


Published Jun 19, 2009 - 05:16 PM | Last updated Sep 06, 2011 - 04:57 PM

More details about Rhododendron ‘Russelianum’ Sweet
Family Ericaceae
Region of origin

Garden origin, probably England

Common Name

Cornish Red

Name in the Camden Park Record

Rhododendron Russelliana 


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