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Ayez Casoretti

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Year Published/Registered1845

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Ayez Casoretti'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name



Ayes di Casoretti  Castagnola Catalogue, 1861-1862. Synonym for Ayez Casoretti.

Ayez  van Geert, Catalogue, 1845. Abbreviation for Ayez Casoretti.

Ayez (Casorretti)  von Biedenfeld, 1856, Practische Grundlehren der Cultur von Camellien, p.33. Orthographic error for Ayez Casoretti.

Ayez di Casoretti  Burdin Maggiore & Co. Catalogue, 1849-1850. Orthographic variant for Ayez Casoretti.


» English Description

van Houtte, 1845-1846 Catalogue. No description. Charles van Geert, 1847, Catalogue, No.101, p.16, as ‘Ayez’. Fine imbricated form, enormous size pink with paler centre. Charles van Geert Catalogue, 1848, p.2: Perfect imbrication, one of the most beautiful forms known, enormous flower, pink with paler centre. Berlèse, 1849, Annales de la Société Centrale d’Horticulture de France, vol.40, p.276: A rose form double 10-11 cm across, of dark, orange-red, blending to vivid rose at the centre. Petals very numerous and symmetrical, cup shaped, veined blood red, 6-7 rows, 70-80 petals, rounded, notched. Originated in Italy by Casoretti. Orthographic variants: ‘Ayes di Casoretti’, ‘Ayez’, ‘Ayez’ (Casorretti), ‘Ayez do Casoretti’, ‘Ayez di Casoretti’. It is thought that this camellia was named for the painter Francesco Hayez as some catalogues use the name ‘Hayez’.


Flower Size13-22 cm

Blooming Season France