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CountryUnited Kingdom

Year Published/Registered1838

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Drummondii'

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Drummundi Jacob Makoy Catalogue, 1839, p.16. van Houtte Catalogue, 1839, 1:3. Orthographic error for Drummondii.

Drumundii Trillon, Le Mans Nursery Catalogue, 1843, p.5. Orthographic error for Drum­mondii.


» English Description

Jacob Makoy Nursery Catalogue, 1838. No description. van Houtte Cata­logue, 1839, 1:3 and Annonymous, 1839, Revue Horticole, p.205-207 as ‘Drummundi’: A clear, red rose form, well imbricated. Berlèse, 1840, Monographie ed.2, p.117-118, 231 as ‘Drum­mundii’: Leaves 6 cm wide x 10 cm long, deformed, some long, others rounded, venation prominent, shell-like, apex recurved, large serrations, dull green; flower about 8 cm across, double, clear, cherry red with touches of rose-pink; exterior petals in 2-3 rows, broad, rounded, entire, forming a saucer, well imbricated, of a charming rose red; those of the interior, numer­ous, in groups, erect, serried, with occasional petaloid stamens. Orthographic errors: ‘Drum­mundi’, ‘Drumundii’, ‘Drummondi’. Originated in England.