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Nerium oleander ‘Tanglé’

A cultivar of Nerium oleander L.. See Nerium oleander ‘Albo Pleno’ for more information on this species.

‘Flowers of a rich, crimsony sanguine hue, beautifully and various[ly] striped with white and pink like a Carnation, semi-double.’  [MB p.54/1844].

Horticultural & Botanical History

No additional data.

History at Camden Park

Desideratum to James Backhouse, 10th April 1846, but not recorded as arrived.  [MP A2933-1, p.136].


Published May 30, 2009 - 04:59 PM | Last updated Sep 21, 2011 - 05:06 PM

Figured are leaves and double red flowers, with a pink centre and white streaks.  Paxton's Magazine of Botany p.54, 1844.

Nerium oleander ‘Tanglé’ | MB p.54/1844 | RBGS


Family Apocynaceae
Region of origin

Probably garden origin

Common Name

Oleander, Rose bay

Name in the Camden Park Record

Nerium oleander tanglé 


Confidence level high