Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Baron de Vrière'
Baron de Vriero
Linden Catalogue, 1869-1870. Orthographic error for Baron de Vriere.
Baron de Vriese
Anonymous, 1864, Gardeners’ Chronicle, (24):8. Orthographic error for Baron De Vrière.
Barone di Vriere
Roda Catalogue, 1885, p.48. Orthographic error for Baron de Vriere.
» English Description
Lemaire, ed., 1863, L’Illustration Horticole, vol.10, pl.356; Belgique Horticole, vol.13, p.4: This variety belongs to the type known as the perfection and was named for Baron de Vrière, Minister of State and former Minister of Foriegn Affairs for Belgium. Flowers of above average size, formed of a number of even petals. rounded, slightly cleft at the apex, very regularly imbricated, of gay rose colour, lighter towards a dense and compact centre. Each petal is marked longitudinally with a band of pale pink. Foliage, large, ovate-lanceolate, of a good green. Originated by Verschaffelt, Belgium. Orthographic errors: ‘Baron de Vriese’, ‘Baron Vrièro’.