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Althaeiflora Alba

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Year Published/Registered1847

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

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Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Althaeiflora Alba'

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Althae Flora Alba  Fendig, 1953, American Camellia Catalogue. Orthographic variant for Althaeiflora Alba.

Althaeflora Alba  Lemaire, 1850, Iconographie des Camellias, Book IV, pl.III. Orthographic variant for Althaeiflora Alba.

Altheaeflora Alba  Verschaffelt, 1844 Catalogue No.50, p.17. Orthographic error for Althaeiflora Alba.

Altheaflora Alba  Azalea and Camellia Society of America Bulletin, 1933, p.21. Orthographic error for Althaeiflora Alba.

Altheiflora Alba  Medici Spada, 1857, Catalogue della Giardino a Villa Quiete, p.7. Orthographic error for Althaeiflora Alba.


» English Description

Verschaffelt, 1847-1848, p.53. No description. Verschaffelt, 1850, Nouvelle Iconographie, Book IV, pl.III: Blossoms which look like a double hollyhock. The petals at the circumference are very large, biserrate, spread out, suddenly becoming consistently smaller and gathered to form a full-bodied, compact heart. The entire blossom is of pure white with a yellow tinge at the base of the central petals. Received from Joseph Baumann of Ghent, Belgium. Orthographic variants: ‘Althae Flora Alba’, ‘Altheaflora Alba’, ‘Althaeflora Alba’, ‘Althaeaeflora Alba’, ‘Altheiflora Alba’.


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Blooming Season Belgium