Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Conchiflora Alba'
Shneiderff, ed.1841, Catalogo delle piante che si trovano nel giardino del Sig. Enrico Shneiderff. Orthographic error for Conchiflora Alba.
Conchiflora Alba Plena
Le Texnier, 1911, Le Camellia essais sur l’Histoire...,p.36. Grown by Jean Casoretti, gardener for Traversi of Desio near Milan Italy. Synonym for Conchiflora Alba.
White Shell Flowered
James Burnett, ed., 1837, The Magazine of Botany and Gardening..., vol.3, new ser. p.153. Synonym for Conchiflora Alba.
» English Description
P., 1837, The Magazine of Botany and Gardening, 3:153: Said to be raised from the seed of the single white (Alba Simplex) by Mr Smith of Islington. It is of the purest white colour; the petals round and bold, and perfectly cupped, retaining their consistency until the flower drops. It is, however, quite persistent and remains for several weeks in perfection. Berlèse, 1840, Monographie, ed.2, p.76, 225, 228: Growth vigorous and rapid; leaves large, dense, rounded, similar to Alba Simplex; bud long with greenish scales; flower, 8 cm across, double, white; exterior petals, broad, well imbricated but of small number; the interior includes others less in size, mixed with stamens. Orthographic error: ‘Concheflora Alba’. Originated in England.