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Year Published/Registered1858

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

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Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Açoreana'

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Açoreana (C.japonica), George Brown (gardener of José do Canto), Catalogue 1858, p.4, Ponta Delgada: As Azoreana, no description; José Marques Loureiro, Catalogues No.1, 1865, p.30 and No.3, 1866, Ref. 2, p.37: Formal double. Pure White coulor, imbricated in a spiral form; Nº9, 1872-1873, p.40: Formal double. Pue white coulor, perfect imbrication or in a spiral form; After Catalogue No.19, 1883-1884, p.77, It is described as having "perfect imbrication". José Marques Loureiro, Catalogue No.5, 1868, p.60: Informs that the Azoreana variety was born on the island of S. Miguel (Azores) a few years earlier and came to the mainland for the first time in small size in 1865, offered to one of his friends by the judge of law in the district of Ribeira Grande. Loureiro, Catalogue No.9, 1872-1873: Pure white formal double. Imbricated in a spiral form. Originated in Portugal. for more information on this cultivar please read the paper at International Camellia Journal,2016, No.48, p.51-53.


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Blooming Season Portugal