Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Coronata Alba'
» English Description
Tourres, Macheteaux, Catalogue, 1835, p.17. No description. Anonymous,1841, Catalogo della piante esistenti nell’lmperiale e reale giardino di Boboli, p.12. No description. Verschaffelt, 1850, Nouvelle Iconographie, Book XI, pl.III: This variety has blossoms of flawless regularity and purest white. It has recently been obtained from seed in Italy and we have acquired the entire stock. Its flowering is profuse. The numerous petals are large, imbricated, compact and convex; at the apices is a slight indentation which often terminates in a groove which divides the petals into two lobes.