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Alba Imperialis

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Id:ICR-86

CountryFrance

Year Published/Registered1868

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Alba Imperialis'

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Description

» English Description

Louis Leroy, 1868, Catalogue, p.122: Imbricated, white lined with pink. Originated in France. Annales de Flore et de Pomone,1832-1833,Vol.1, ed. Rousselon, Paris,p.85, description translated by Armando de Castro Oliveira into English: "Vigorous shrub, leaves oval, lanceolate, serrated, the upper page of which is dark green, shiny and less dark than in those of camellia Japonica; and the lower of an olive-green, glabrous; protruding ribs. In January and February, double terminal flowers, of a pretty shape, with irregular petals of a beautiful flesh color, with streaks of a bright pink on some of them. Its culture is the same as that of the other camellia".

Flower

Flower Size10-11 cm

Blooming Season1-2 Month France

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