Type Image Chosen by Gianmario Motta
Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Baron Hugel'
» English Description
Ambroise Verschaffelt, 1854, Catalogue, p.18. No description. Auguste van Geert, 1854, Catalogue No.36, p.33. No description. von Biedenfeld, 1856, Practische Grundlehren der Cultur non Camellien, p.33; Verschaffelt, 1858, Nouvelle Iconographie, Book IV, pl.IV: This Camellia, which we have been cultivating for three years, was sent to us by M.Luzzatti of Florence, Italy. Its blossoms, of medium size, are composed of rather few petals, but of unusual amplitude, ovate-rounded, emarginate at the apex; at the centre they grow suddenly smaller and form a rose shaped heart; all are a delicate pink with very wide white stripes towards the centre. Orthographic variant: ‘Barone Hugel’.