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CountryUnited Kingdom

Year Published/Registered1832

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Celestina'

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Caelistina Paillet. In Lemaire, p.149, 1844. Orthographic error for Celestina.

Caelistrina Jacob Makoy et Cie Catalogue, 1838. Orthographic error for Celestina.

Celesiana Giacomelli Catalogue, 1879. Orthographic error for Celestina.

Celestina Vera William Bull Nursery Catalogue, 1869, p.79. Synonym for Celestina. Ortho­graphic error: ‘Celestine Ora’.

Celestine Ora Hazlewood & Jessep, 1972, Checklist - Camellia Cultivars from Nursery Catalogues, p.36. Orthographic error for ‘Celestina Vera’; synonym for Celestina.

Clestina Burdin Maggiore & Co. Catalogue, 1863. Orthographic error for Celestina.

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» English Description

Anonymous, Mar.1832, Revue Horticole, p.203-204: Double. Light rose, fine form. Originated by Cunningham, England. Charles van Geert, 1847, Catalogue, No.10, p.7: Good imbrication. Soft pink blotched with white. Charles van Geert Catalogue, 1848, p.107: Imbricated with broad petals, soft pink blotched with white. Synonym: ‘Celestina Vera’. Orthographic errors: ‘Celestine’, ‘Cunningham’s Caelestrina’, ‘Coelestrina’, ‘Caelestina’.