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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1846

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

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Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Beccaria'

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Burnier & Grilli Catalogue, 1846-1847 as from Mariani. No description. Burdin Maggiore & Co., 1849-1850, Catalogue General: Purplish red, brighter at the centre, well imbricated. Luzzatti, 1851, Collezione di Camelie, p.6: Imbricated, vivid carmine, large, rounded petals arranged in a spiral. de Jonghe, 1851, Traité de la Culture du Camellia, p.97: Large, double flower, vivid carmine. petals rounded and in a spiral. Ample foliage, strong habit. Verschaffelt, 1852, Nou­velle Iconographie, Book IX, pl.III: Italian. This variety has been grown for several years. Its petals, which are regularly imbricated, are distictly ovate-lanceolate, obtusely rounded at the apex, seldomly slightly emarginate. They are somewhat hooded and of a vivid pink with carmine tints. A few rare stripes of white appear at the centre. de Jonghe (1851) lists it as ‘Becca­ria’(Negri).


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