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Augusta Superba

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Id:ICR-870

CountryItaly

Year Published/Registered1840

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Augusta Superba'

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Berlèse, 1840, Monographie, ed.2, p.106: Leaves of average size, oblong­ovate, slightly acuminate, similar to ‘Hallesia’ with the same veins and serration, of deep green; buds scales blackish at the base and green at the apex. Flower 8 cm across, semi-double, clear cherry red, sometimes dark cerise; outside petals in 3 rows, oblong, well imbricated but not numerous, those at the centre, mixed with stamens and petaloids, short, narrow, reddish, few, leaving an opening in the centre of the corolla. Originated in Italy.
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