The Greek Collection

 

The oleander cultivars are originated in Greece, from the collection of Irmtraud Gotsis. All different colors and forms are represented.

The cultivars by name

 

Akamas

ivory overlaid with pink, single, pink buds, yellow corona with dark red streaks

Aphrodite

scarlet red, single, windmill-shaped with white throat, fragrant, fades to light red with age 

Apollo

ivory overlaid with pink, very full (triple)

Ariadne

deep pink, double, petals widely splayed out

Eros

light pink, yellow throat, double, widely splayed petals

Euphrosyne

palest pink, yellow throat, triple corollas, long flower stalks, hanging, fragrant

Europa

petals half red, half pink (lengthwise), single, windmill-shaped blossom with long „eyelashes“, strong fragrance

Glauke

pink, single, windmill-shaped, white corona with dark red streaks, fringed tips

Hektor

oleander-pink, single, white center, medium-round petals with long „eyelashes“

Hermione

pink, single, windmill-shaped, fragrant 

Hybris

light baby-pink, single, windmill-shaped, corona streaked with dark red, deep pink buds

Ikaros

magenta, single, round petals, long „eyelashes“

Kyknos

baby-pink, single, white corona with dark red streaks, fringed tips 

Naxos

pink, single; a WILD OLEANDER from the island of Naxos, Greece 

Oktavian

dark red, single, translucent, yellow throat 

Paris

dark orange-red, single, yellow center, long „eyelashes“ (color varies in sun and shade) 

Penelope

pure white, double (hose-in-hose) petals, luminous yellow center 

Priamos

light pink, double or triple flowers with darker edges, twisted petals  

Prometheus

geranium-pink, large windmill-shaped blossoms, throat a muted white

Simie

variegated pink and white, single, fragrant, collected on the island of Sými, Greece 

Skylla

light pink, single, yellow center, long tangled „eyelashes“

Thebe

pure white, single, windmill-shaped flower with yellow throat 

Urania

white, double (hose-in-hose), often triple, throat striped with red 

Weiß

white, single, descended from a commercial variety, still unnamed


The American Collection

 

The cultivars by name

 

Agnes Campbell

pale salmon with fuchsia-striped yellow throat, single

Apple Blossom

light pink, single, lightly fragrant, cold tolerant

Barbara Bush

pale pink, single, widely-separated petals, compact to medium-sized shrub

Bill Cherry

light red, single, quite compact bush

Calypso

deep pink, single, at a distance appears light-red

Casablanca

white, single, medium-sized shrub

Charles Newding         

light magenta-red, single, forms huge hydrangea-like inflorescences

Cherry Ripe

light red, single 

East End Pink

light-pink with bluish or lavender overtones, single, very easy to grow

Ed Barr

white, single, non-fragrant, enormous and vigorous shrub, very easy to propagate

Firewalker

intense red color, single, fragrant

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

salmon with red-striped yellow throat, single

George Sealy

medium-pink, single, fragrant, medium-sized shrub

Hardy Pink

medium-pink large flowers with characteristic swollen, balloon-like buds, single, lightly fragrant

Hardy Red

intense crimson/magenta, single, very broad petals, lightly fragrant

Harriet Newding

very unusual, single, broad parchment-white petals with a deep red streak running along the middle of each one

Hawai'i

salmon, single, widely-separated petals with yellow throat, very long corona appendages

Isle of Capri

'I. Lovenberg'; cream-yellow, single, intense yellow throat, medium-sized shrub

Jannoch

fuchsia, single, large flower with widely-separated petals and very long corona fringes

Kewpie

extraordinarily unusual cultivar, pinwheel-shaped large flowers variegated pink and white, single

Lane Taylor Sealy

very large pale salmon flowers with red-striped yellow throats, single

Martha Hanna Henslee

wide petals variegated pink & white, single, lightly fragrant, compact shrub

Mrs. Eugenia Fowler

medium pink, hose-in hose, flowers slightly funnel-shaped, large vigorous shrub

Mrs. Isadore Dyer

pink, double, some petals streaked with white, fragrant, vigorous bush

Mrs. Robertson

cerise, single, large flowers, very fragrant, large shrub

Mrs. Roeding

salmon/yellow/orange/pink “sunset colors”, double, fragrant, medium-sized shrub

Mrs. Swanson

light pink, double

Mrs. Trueheart

deep pink, single, large, very fragrant flowers, rounded shrub

Petite Red

'Little Red'; dark red flowers, single, not fragrant, dwarf shrub

Petite Salmon

salmon flowers, single, not fragrant, dwarf shrub

Pleasants Postoffice Pink

medium to dark pink, single, large flowers, petals “keeled” down the middle lengthwise

Professor Parlatore

cerise with lavender overtones, single, large flowers with widely-separated petals

Robert Newding

'Hillside Red';  dark-red, single, medium-sized shrub

Sand Island

intense magenta, single, large flowers with broad petals

Sealy Pink

light-pink with bluish or lavender overtones, single, very easy to grow

Sorrento

light lemon-yellow flowers with broad petals, hose-in-hose

Trinity

light-pink/pink, single, flowers don’t open fully - they remain bell-like

Turner's Carnival

salmon/ pink/ cream-yellow, single, dwarf plant

Turner's Flirt

pink, single, fragrant, dwarf to medium-sized shrub

Turner's Shari D.

cream-yellow with fuchsia-striped canary-yellow throat, single

Turner's Tickled Pink

light peach-pink, single, throat yellow with red stripes, compact shrub

Turner's Trey Boy

dark pink, single, red-striped yellow throat, dwarf shrub


The Hungarian Collection

 

The oleander cultivars are originated in Hungary, from the collections of Ildikó Fehérvári, Andrea Heyek, Erzsébet Hauth and Mariann Hámori.

 

The cultivars by name

 

Alina

 

Andrea kedvence

Andrea's Favorite

Bizsu

Edelstein

Cor de Rosa

 

Éjkirálynö

Queen of the Night/Königin der Nacht

Fanni

 

Gyöngyvirág illatú

Pearl Blossom/Perlblüte

Hamupipöke

Cinderella/Aschenputtel

Isabell

 

Lisbetta

 

Magenta

 

Meringue

 

Narancsszoknyás balerina

Ballerina in an orange skirt/Ballerina mit orangem  Rock

Opálszemcske

Little Opal Eye/Opal Äuglein

Rokokó Rose

 

Sárgagyöngy

Yellow Pearl/Gelbe Perle

Tünemény

Phenomenon/Phänomen

Vérvörös bársony

Blood-red Velvet/Blutroter Samt