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Contiana

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Id:ICR-3295

CountryItaly

Year Published/Registered1844

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Contiana'

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Verschaffelt, 1844-1845, Catalogue, p.24. No description. Jacob Makoy et Cie Catalogue, 1849, p.19. No description. Verschaffelt, 1854, Nouvelle Iconographie, Book V, pl.I: This variety was originated by F. Burnier, Tuscany, Italy. Its blossoms, above average in size, are composed of numerous, obovate, acute, sub-micronate and perfectly imbricated petals, Those of the first two rows are slightly emarginate and all are a vivid shade of pink with deeper veining.
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