Rhododendron ‘Tigrinum’

A hybrid of Rhododendron catawbiense Michx.  Tigrinum is a hybrid with rose-coloured flowers.  [PD]. The other parent is not given and it may be a cultivar, in which case it is properly called Rhododendron catawbiense ‘Tigrinum’.

Horticultural & Botanical History

No introduction date is given for tigrinum.  [PD].

History at Camden Park

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


Rhododendron tigrinum Hort. ex Steud. is a synonym for Rhododendron maximum L., which see.  This is also a possibility.  

Published Jun 19, 2009 - 05:18 PM | Last updated Sep 06, 2011 - 04:53 PM

More details about Rhododendron ‘Tigrinum’
Family Ericaceae
Region of origin

Garden origin, probably England

Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Rhododendron tigrinum 


Confidence level medium